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Advance Tickets Suggested

January 31, 2013

West Coast Performing ArtsFeb. 15-17, Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley: Circus Oz presented by Cal Performances brings this hilarious, theatrical, and accomplished Aussie troop back for their fourth visit. It’s a hot ticket, and with a new, original show and live music, you definitely will need to plan ahead for this one. More information

March 23, Saturday. West Coast Performing Arts Presenters at the Montgomery Theater in San Jose present Come Together. A Beatles tribute recreating both the mania and the British invasion. The Beatles were first to the beach, and after they appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964, drawing 73 million to the little black and white screen, that history was off and running. It all seems so quaint now. “I want to hold your hand….”? Compare that with the lyrics of say Macklemore, the new hip hop sensation from Seattle. Here you can take your kids to see what it was like when grandpa and grandma were growing up. Tickets: $32 to $47. More information

Mark MacNamara, a writer and journalist based in Asheville, North Carolina, has written for such publications as NautilusSalonThe Stanford Social Innovation Review, and Vanity Fair. From time to time, his pieces in San Francisco Classical Voice also appear in  Noteworthy examples include a piece about Philip Glass’s dream to build a cultural center on the Pacific Coast; a profile of sound composer Pamela Z and an essay on the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. MacNamara recently won several awards in the 2018 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards presented by the San Francisco Press Club.  His website is