50 Faces Collection – Italian Mosaic

Bankhead Theater Gallery Livermore

The collection showcases the work of young artists who redefine the ancient tradition of mosaic art with innovative methods and materials. Curator Guglielmo Zanette explains: “50 Faces is a unique blend of art, technique, tradition and culture. It is an exquisite innovation in the contemporary art scene.” These compelling artworks use a variety of media …

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Livermore Tree Lighting and Parade

Livermore

Over 50 floats, including our local businesses, clubs, marching bands, associations and much, much more! The Parade ends with that Special Guest, Santa himself, leading our community in the Official Tree Lighting! Parade Route: First Street - between M Street and McLeod Street

Livermore-Amador Symphony – Symphonic Sounds of the Season

Bankhead Theater, Livermore Performing Arts Center Livermore, CA

Renew and restore your spirit, reconnect to your community with your very own Livermore-Amador Symphony as we return to the Bankhead Stage to celebrate a joyful season. Harpist Constance Koo joins us to perform Debussy’s beautiful and intimate Danses sacrée et profane. Each section of the orchestra shines in this vibrant concert.

Bankhead Theater – Damien Sneed Joy to the World

Bankhead Theater, Livermore Performing Arts Center Livermore, CA

Joy To The World: A Christmas Musical Journey takes audiences through Damien Sneed’s original arrangements of gospel, jazz and classical favorites. The performance features a cast of 10 singers and musicians delivering such holiday classics as “Silent Night,” “This Christmas,” “The Christmas Song,” “Joy To The World,” plus excerpts from Handel’s Messiah and more in …

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Valley Dance Theater’s THE NUTCRACKER

Bankhead Theater, Livermore Performing Arts Center Livermore, CA

This annual Tri-Valley holiday event continues to enchant audiences of all ages, bringing Tchaikovsky’s well-known music and ballet to life with all of its elegance and beauty. Thrill to a stage filled with one magical nutcracker, a swirl of lovely snowflakes, adorable mice, dancing soldiers and a glittering sugar plum fairy.  For over 40 years, Valley Dance Theatre’s …

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Nochebuena: Christmas in Mexico

Bankhead Theater, Livermore Performing Arts Center Livermore, CA

The acclaimed Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles and Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar bring together an all-star cast of music and dance in a dazzling presentation of the traditions and customs celebrated by the people in Mexico during the Christmas season. ​This spectacular show focuses on Nochebuena (Christmas Eve), when Mexican families attend midnight Mass …

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Rae Dorough Speaker’s Series presents PETER SAGAL

Bankhead Theater, Livermore Performing Arts Center Livermore, CA

Peter Sagal has filled theaters across the country with “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” since he joined the cast and became host in 1998. As one of the nation’s premier radio humorists and commentators on current events, and the host of Constitution USA on PBS, Peter speaks about the intersections of politics, civics, humor and entertainment, …

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Del Valle Fine Arts – Jon Nakamatsu

Bankhead Theater, Livermore Performing Arts Center Livermore, CA

Jon Nakamatsu soared to fame in 1997 as winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. A sought-after guest soloist, he has performed with such renowned orchestras as San Francisco, Los Angeles, Berlin, Milan, and Tokyo, and at the White House in 1999.

Livermore-Amador Symphony – The Brilliance of Youth

Bankhead Theater, Livermore Performing Arts Center Livermore, CA

Featuring winners of the 2020 and 2021 Competition for Young Musicians plus, during intermission, the Element 116 youth jazz band Hailstork: American Fanfare Walker: Lyric Suite Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor, Opus 61, 1st mvt. Lauren Kim, soloist Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Opus 54, 1st mvt. Celicia Thendean, soloist Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Minor, Opus 37, …

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