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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts has hosted many events in the past. There are 88 listings stored in the HistoryGuide database for this property.

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Every Fri Central Asian Cinema: Films from Along the Silk Road. YBCA presents 'Films from Along the Silk Road', a series of double-features showcasing the films and cultures of Turkmenistan, T… (Festivals - Film Festival)
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Alonzo King LINES Ballet Spring Home Season. Triangle of the Squinches, is set to a commissioned score by legendary musician Mickey Hart and features an innovative kinetic s… (Performance - Ballet) 650-704-7844.
Daily Occupy Bay Area. Come support of political and social causes.. (Politics - Party Rally / Event)
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Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar. Exhibition Title: Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar. This remarkable exhibition spans the length of Hershman Leeson's career to… (Arts - Art Exhibit)
05/20/04 Death to Electric Guitars. The Institute for Unpopular Culture presents 'Death to Electric Guitars', a performance featuring Punk Rock Orchestra, Extra Act… (Performance - Musical)
05/21/04
05/22/04
Kronos Quartet. A San Francisco Performances presentation, the Kronos Quartet, presents a 'Visual Music' program, jam-packed with mulimedia wond… (Performance - Musical)
05/23/04 California Chinese Orchestra's 11th Annual Concert. The California Chinese Orchestra will perform their 11th Annual Concert, featuring Cantonese Opera and Chinese music and showcas… (Arts - Concerts)
05/26/04 MIX. A fundraising event presented in association with YBCA, MIX presents the opportunity to savor fine hors d'oeuvres from local gou… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit)
05/27/04 Illuminate the Peripheral: Films by Ross Lipman. Event category: Performance - Movies.
06/03/04
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Joe Goode Performance Group 2004 Season. Event category: Performance - Dance.
06/16/04 Who is Bozo Texino? by Bill Daniel. YBCA and Film Arts presents 'Who is Bozo Texino?', an in-person world premiere of Bill Daniel's experimental documentary that ex… (Festivals - Film Festival)
06/17/04 Landscapes Large and Small. SF Cinematheque presents 'Landscapes Large and Small', an in-person screening of films by Jennifer Fieber and Steve Polta. The e… (Festivals - Film Festival)
06/18/04
06/19/04
Mark Foehringer Dance Project. Celebrating its 9th season, the Mark Foehringer Dance Project/San Francisco peforms world premieres of Loose Translation and Ari… (Performance - Dance)
06/19/04 Afrobeat in the Gardens: A Tribute to Fela Kuti. Afrobeat in the Gardens is a musical tribute to the legendary Nigerian Afrobeat musician and activist, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, feat… (Arts - Concerts)
06/17/08 Campari Talks. Featuring two world premieres. Music performed live by Zakir Hussain and the Philharmonia Chamber Players. (Performance - Ballet) 415-373-0185.
07/27/08 San Francisco Theater Festival. The Bay Area's amazing and unique one-day live theater extravaganza showcases 80 theater groups and solo artists on 11 stages. S… (Performance - Theater) 415-291-8655.
11/14/08
11/15/08
Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company 20th Anniversary Home Season. Hailed as a modern day alchemist of Eastern and Western dance with a flair for dazzling visual effect, choreographer Lily Cai an… (Performance - Dance) 415-978-ARTS.
06/12/09
06/13/09
06/14/09
Yannis Adoniou's Kunst-Stoff 11th San Francisco Home Season. Delving in across the spectrum from grief and hilarity, these works promise to offer considerable emotional scope. Kunst-Stoff i… (Performance - Theater) 408-274-7734.
07/12/09 Schwabacher Summer Concert. This delightful potporri of extended scenes from operas by Wagner, Gluck, Menotti, Rossini, and Puccini is perfect for the seaso… (Arts - Concerts) 415-247-6500.
10/23/09
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Alonzo King LINES Ballet Jason Moran and The Moroccan Project. Moran pairs his technical virtuosity with a cutting-edge approach to jazz in creation of his first ballet score. Don't miss his… (Performance - Ballet) 415-978-2700.
01/14/10
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Encore of Janice Garrett / Charles Moulton's Dance / Theater Hit. Janice Garrett and Charles Moulton's large-scale movement spectacle "The Illustrated Book of Invisible Stories" returns. (Performance - Dance) 415-978-2787.
01/30/10 Ensemble Parallele Presents Wozzeck. Ensemble Parallele presents Alban Berg's Wozzeck in fully staged chamber opera performances. Don't miss this rare opportunity to… (Arts - Opera) 415-978-2787.
07/11/10 The Bowls Project. Conceived by Jewlia Eisenberg, founder of the band Charming Hostess. The interactive sound installation is based on sex and magi… (Arts - Art Exhibit) 510-848-0237.
07/18/10 Finale: 25th Jewish Music Festival Watcha Clan with Charming Hostess. Nomadic genre bending music fronted by the charismatic Sistah K, with Berber, Algerian, Sephardi, Ashkenazi and French influence… (Arts - Concerts) 415-978-2787.
01/17/11 The 2011 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration: "Sustaining the Dream: Through Community and Service". A commemorative march will celebrate the 45th anniversary of the march on Selma, Alabama, followed by an inter-faith service and… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 415-978-ARTS.
02/12/11 Company C Contemporary Ballet Opens 2010-2011 Season. Two emotionally-charged world premieres, "Indoor Fireworks," by Artistic Director Charles Anderson and Benjamin Bowman, and "Omi… (Performance - Ballet) 925-708-0752.
02/18/11
02/19/11
02/20/11
World Premiere of 'Fable & Faith'. Presented by Robert Moses' Kin, created by choreographer Robert Moses with playwright Anne Galjour, featuring live on stage the… (Performance - Musical) 415-252-8384.
04/02/11 Dance with the Dancers - Paul Taylor Dance Company Cocktail Reception. Following tonight's performance, attend a reception with the dancers for a night of food, drink, merriment and mingling. (Performance - Dance) 212-431-5562.
04/11/11 Breast Cancer Fund Heroes Celebration 2011. Celebrate the groundbreaking work to eliminate the environmental causes of breast cancer, and our Heroes who are innovating for… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 415-346-8223.
05/17/11
05/18/11
TV of Tomorrow. The TV of Tomorrow Show (TVOT) is the live events division of InteractiveTV Today. Our annual conference in San Francisco is the… (Business - Conference) 212-616-6003.
02/10/12
02/11/12
02/12/12
Ensemble Parallele Presents The Great Gatsby. The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald's magnificent portrait of the Jazz Age in all its idealism, hopes, excesses and decadence, comes to… (Arts - Concerts) 650-704-7844.
02/17/12
02/18/12
02/19/12
Company C Contemporary Ballet Opens 2012. Opening program is led by Peter Anastos, frequent collaborator with Mikhail Baryshnikov, whose "Footage" will receive its Compan… (Performance - Dance) 650-704-7844.
03/15/12
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ODC/Dance Downtown. Breathing Underwater features a score by avant-cellist Zoe Keating who will play live alongside members of the Magik*Magik Orche… (Performance - Dance) 650-704-7844.
10/19/12
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Celebrating 30 Years - Fall Home Season 2012. The 30th Anniversary Fall Home Season explodes with a tour de force collaboration with Alonzo King, the LINES Ballet dancers, an… (Performance - Dance) 415-863-3040.
11/08/12 All Out for Locally Owned Small Businesses. The event merges networking with problem-solving to inspire big thinking, cross-sector collaboration to deliver results-not rhet… (Business - Conference) 510-271-0142.
01/25/13
01/26/13
01/27/13
Nevabawarldapece. Performances of NEVABAWARLDAPECE mark the first time these artist collaborators - Robert Moses Kin', Rux, Harris, and Love -- wi… (Arts - Concerts) 415-252-8384.
03/08/13 Second Annual Y for Youth Luncheon: Y Then Y Now?. The YMCA is pleased to announce a dynamic line-up of youth artists who will emcee the event, present live performances and creat… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 415-281-6734.
11/05/13
11/06/13
ROADMAP 2013. Organized by GIGA-OM. Topics include Big Data, UI design, smart homes and more. The RoadMap Product Lab offers companies the opp… (Business - Trade Show) 415-758-1503.
01/23/14
01/24/14
01/25/14
Robert Moses' Kin Presents Rise. Robert Moses' Kin presents RISE, an evening of choreography by Artistic Director Robert Moses, featuring two world premieres, "T… (Performance - Dance) 415-252-8384.
03/10/14 Bloomberg Businessweek Design 2014. Speakers include Hosain Rahman, Founder and CEO, Jawbone; Bre Pettis, CEO, MakerBot. 4 sessions plus cockail reception. 2nd Annu… (Business - Conference) 212-617-9743.
03/21/14
03/22/14
Cellist Maya Beiser Performs 'All Vows'. In the world premiere of All Vows, "cello goddess" Maya Beiser explores the dichotomy between the physical world and our secret… (Arts - Concerts)
04/03/14
04/04/14
04/05/14
Margaret Jenkins Dance Company 40th Anniversary Season. The MJDC will perform the West Coast Premiere of Times Bones, with original music by long-time collaborator Paul Dresher, perfor… (Performance - Dance) 415-861-3940.
12/04/14
12/05/14
12/06/14
4Trains Shadow Theater. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is delighted to present the world premiere of 4TRAINS, a spectacularly innovative, shadow theate… (Performance) 415-978-2700.
12/04/14
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New Waves in Mexican Cinema. It's a new day for Mexican cinema, which is exploding with energy and talent. This four-part series showcases contemporary films… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
12/18/14 ConVerge: Unproductive Time. December's YBCA:You-hosted ConVerge features an evening exploring unproductive time. In a city of innovations, iterations, and m… (Community)
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Alonzo King LINES Ballet Spring Season. A world premiere LINES Ballet collaboration unites Alonzo King with natural soundscape artist Bernie Krause and composer Richard… (Performance - Ballet) 415-863-3040.
04/15/15 Paul Taylor Dance Company - Program A. SF Performances is proud to present the company for the fourteenth season of Paul Taylor Dance Company. Featuring: Aureole, The… (Performance - Dance) 415-392-2545.
04/16/15
04/17/15
Paul Taylor Dance Company - Program B. SF Performances is proud to present the company for the fourteenth season of Paul Taylor Dance Company. Featuring: Diggity [San… (Performance - Dance) 415-392-2545.
05/14/15
05/15/15
05/16/15
Robert Moses' Kin 20th Anniversary Season and SILT World Premiere. Robert Moses' Kin announces the world premiere of SILT, the Company's 20th Anniversary Home Season, for four performances only,… (Performance) 415-252-8384.
11/28/14
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The Velveteen Rabbit - A Holiday Tradition!. Told though music, dance and a powerful narrative, "The Velveteen Rabbit" celebrates the unique relationship between a little bo… (Kids Theater) 415-863-6606.
03/18/16 Y for Youth Luncheon. The 5th annual Y For Youth Luncheon at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts will celebrate the impressive achievements and succes… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit)
03/21/16 The Isadora Duncan Dance Awards. The Isadora Duncan Dance Awards, known locally as the "Izzies," are awarded annually to acknowledge exceptional creative achieve… (Performance)
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Alonzo King LINES Ballet Spring Season. This spring Alonzo King collaborates with tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd and jazz pianist Jason Moran as they bring their accla… (Performance - Ballet) 415-863-3040.
11/02/16
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Alonzo King LINES Ballet Fall Season. Israeli mezzo-soprano Maya Lahyani takes the stage with LINES Ballet for a world premiere collaboration. The fall home season a… (Arts - Concerts) 415-863-3040.
11/29/16 DanceFAR (Dance For A Reason). The Bay Area's most celebrated dance companies and international guest artists unite for one night only for a great cause. Follo… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 510-608-5000.
03/23/17
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ODC Dance Downtown. San Francisco's internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company ODC/Dance celebrates its 46th season with two world-premier… (Performance - Dance) 415-863-6606.
03/24/17
03/25/17
03/25/17
Leela Dance Announces SPEAK. Leela Dance, a dance collective bringing together today's leading Kathak artists presents the world premiere of SPEAK: A Kathak… (Performance - Dance)
05/13/17
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The Happy Film by Stefan Sagmeister. Super-fast-paced and breathtakingly honest, acclaimed graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister decides to turn himself into a design p… (Festivals - Film Festival)
05/18/17 Free Third Thursday Live Practice Arash Fayez. This May, YBCA invites artist Arash Fayez - officially known as Faeiz - to explore personal and historical notions of (Muslim) m… (Community - Lecture)
06/15/17 Third Thursday: Midori. Presenting Bay Area queer feminist artist and author Midori in Queer Qraft Qamp, a communal maker event intended to promote soci… (Arts - Art Exhibit)
06/17/17 Death by Design | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. Death by Design investigates the underbelly of the electronics industry, revealing how even the smallest devices have deadly env… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
06/17/17 Yarn | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. Meet the artists who are redefining knitting and crochet, reinventing our relationship with these colorful traditions by bringin… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
06/17/17 Original Copy | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. Hand-painted movie posters have almost disappeared in India. But in the heart of Mumbai lives Sheikh Rehman, the city's last suc… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
06/17/17 Eero Saarinen: The Architect Who Saw the Future | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. Explore the life and visionary work of Finnish American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961). (Festivals - Film Festival)
06/18/17 The Cobweb | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. The Cobweb is big-budget Hollywood psycho-drama, starring Lauren Bacall, Gloria Grahame, and Richard Widmark. Set in a private m… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
06/18/17 Design Disruptors | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. The future of business is being written by companies and products that - intentionally or not - are shaking up billion-dollar in… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
06/22/17
06/23/17
06/24/17
30th Anniversary Home Season - Nobody Lives Here Now. The centerpiece of the celebration will be the world premiere of Nobody Lives Here Now, a poetic fable that mines questions of i… (Performance - Dance) 415-561-6565.
06/24/17 Invention | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. An homage to the "City Symphony" films of the 1920s, Invention is a searching love letter to urban spaces, art, and cinema.. (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
06/24/17 Mystery Screening! | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. All we can say is that it's your first chance to see a new, intimate portrait of one of the world's great architects. The screen… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
06/24/17 Neon | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. In a world where neon will soon be superseded by LEDs, Neon celebrates the beauty, color, and vibrant history of the neon sign f… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
06/24/17 Yohji Yamamoto: Dressmaker | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. One of the most influential and enigmatic fashion designers of the last forty years, Yohji Yamamoto: Dressmaker tells the fascin… (Festivals - Film Festival)
06/25/17 Citizen Jane: Battle for the City | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. Citizen Jane is a timely tale of what can happen when engaged citizens fight the power for the sake of a better world. (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
06/25/17 David Adjaye-Collaborations | 2017 Architecture and Design Films Showcase. The first feature-length documentary on the designer of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. (Festivals - Film Festival)
07/06/17
07/09/17
Mali Blues | Global Sounds on Screen. The West African country of Mali is a birthplace of the blues, a musical tradition later carried by the transatlantic slave trad… (Festivals - Film Festival)
07/13/17
07/16/17
Quest | Global Sounds on Screen. Filmed over a decade with the intimacy of cinema verit, Quest is an epic portrait of a family in north Philadelphia. (Festivals - Film Festival)
07/20/17
07/23/17
Eye and Ear Control | Global Sounds on Screen. A selection of short films on the evolution and formation of what came to be called free jazz through the form's earliest adopti… (Festivals - Film Festival)
07/27/17
07/30/17
A Life in Waves | Global Sounds on Screen. A Life in Waves explores the life and innovations of composer and electronic music pioneer Suzanne Ciani. (Festivals - Film Festival)
08/03/17
08/06/17
Raving Iran | Global Sounds on Screen. Anoosh and Arash are at the center of Tehran's underground techno scene. Tired of hiding from the police and frustrated with the… (Festivals - Film Festival)
08/17/17
08/27/17
Sunday Beauty Queen | New Filipino Cinema 2017. Beneath Hong Kong's glittering facade, nearly two hundred thousand Filipinas are domestic workers living in relative anonymity w… (Festivals - Film Festival)
08/18/17
08/25/17
Apocalypse Child | New Filipino Cinema 2017. Apocalypse Child explores the Baler's relationship with its stories through the eyes of an outsider who has fallen in love with… (Festivals - Film Festival)
08/18/17
08/26/17
Forbidden Memory | New Filipino Cinema 2017. In 1974, two years after the declaration of martial law in the Philippines, the Philippine army marched into the town of Malisbo… (Festivals - Film Festival)
08/18/17
08/31/17
Seklusyon | New Filipino Cinema 2017. A group of deacons are undergoing their final trial before ordination: a week isolated from the rest of the world, confronted by… (Festivals - Film Festival)
08/19/17
08/24/17
Bliss | New Filipino Cinema 2017. This intricately structured tale (by the director of Heneral Luna [2015]) blurs the boundaries between dream and reality, using… (Festivals - Film Festival)
08/20/17
08/27/17
Hamog (Haze) | New Filipino Cinema 2017. All over the Philippines you will find homeless street children, known as batang hamog, or "children of the dew." Hamog's unique… (Festivals - Film Festival)
08/20/17 Inside The War On Drugs | New Filipino Cinema 2017. Raffy Lerma is a photojournalist based in Manila. For twelve years he worked as a staff photographer for the Philippine Daily In… (Festivals - Film Festival)
08/25/17 Ma'Rosa | New Filipino Cinema 2017. An ordinary family tries to make ends meet by selling small amounts of "ice" (crystal meth). They get set up by a drug user, and… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
08/26/17 Patay Na Si Hesus (Jesus is Dead) | New Filipino Cinema 2017. This sharp, at times wacky road comedy takes odd turns through the personal lives of its characters, none of whom conform to the… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.
08/27/17 Pagdating Sa Dulo (At The Top) - Restored Version. Rita Gomez plays a stripper fed up with her lot in life. Luckily, or so it seems at first, she is discovered by a movie director… (Festivals - Film Festival) 415-978-2787.

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