Event Picks

Listed below are the events that we recommend or are planning on checking out ourselves. Who knows? You may just find the Spark crew on location.

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Visual Art

Tue, July 29, 2014 - Summer Road Trip Exhibit at Rena Bransten Projects

SnellingThe group exhibit Summer Road Trip, takes a cue from John Water's hitchhiking journey from Baltimore to San Francisco to explore the off-putting, humorously mundane, and potentially creepy sides to hitting the road. Artists include: Doug Hall, Tracey Snelling, Henry Wessel, Eirik Johnson, Tracey Moffatt, and Len Jenshel.


Thu, July 31, 2014 - David Grisman Sextet at City Winery

GrismanDavid Grisman will bring half a century of mandolin experience and his band to City Winery to give a show any bluegrass fanatic will love. Grisman has created his own niche in contemporary music and his style is the product of his years of practice studying bluegrass under Ralph Rinzler, and recording with bluegrass contemporaries such as the Kentuckians, Peter Rowan, and Jerry Garcia.


Thu, July 31, 2014 - Each and Every Thing: A New Play by Dan Hoyle

Dan HoyleAward-winning playwright Dan Hoyle presents a new show on how we experience the world in the digital age. Titled Each and Every Thing, the play's plot takes the audience everywhere -- from coffee shops in Calcutta to conversations in Manhattan, and leaves the audience thinking about our relationships with one another in this fractured yet hyper-connected world. Tickets are $$20-35 sliding scale and $$50/$$100 for reserved seating.


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