Wilsey Court

Live Music by SambaDá

sambada band
May 23, 2014 - 6:30pm8:30pm

Considered by many fans to be the West Coast’s hottest Brazilian band, SambaDá musically unites the Americas. Based in the rich musical traditions of Brazil, SambaDá also incorporates salsa and cumbia and blends them playfully with funk and reggae beats. Brazilian natives Papiba Godinho and Dandha da Hora bring profound knowledge and respect for Brazilian music, and together with the entire band, they present a unique musical sound with a universal appeal.

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Performance: Live Music by FOG with a special presentation by "Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon"

FOG logo
May 16, 2014 - 6:30pm8:30pm

6:30–7:15 pm: Live music by FOG
7:15 pm: Special performance by a cast member from Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon
7:45–8:30 pm: Live music by FOG

FOG is a San Francisco group with a deep tradition in jazz and improvised music, featuring Brian Melvin on drums, Jeff Chimenti on piano, Brad Buethe on guitar, and Peter Barshay on bass. The group blends beautiful renditions of music by the Beatles, the Grateful Dead, Peter Gabriel, Bob Marley, Paul Simon, and Bob Dylan with original compositions. 

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Live Music by the Real Vocal String Quartet

String quartet
May 2, 2014 - 6:00pm8:30pm

The Real Vocal String Quartet plays original songs and unique arrangements that pay tribute to music from Appalachia to Kenya or Brazil, with sparkling improvisation. String quartet, string band, vocal quartet, jaw-dropping improvising world-music collective… pick a box and the Real Vocal String Quartet will think outside it, with style.

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Live Music: La Gente

April 11, 2014 - 6:30pm8:30pm

La Gente is a Bay Area-based international recording group led by singer-songwriter Rafael Bustamante Sarria. The group has created their own unique multilingual blend of reggae, cumbia, hip-hop, salsa, rock, and world music. They perform a high-energy dance party and have cultivated a large, loyal, and diverse following.

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Slow Art Day Docent Tour

April 12, 2014 - 2:00pm3:00pm

The de Young is pleased to officially host this Slow Art Day docent-led tour, exploring 5 works in the permanent collection galleries. Please join us after the tour in the museum café for an unguided group discussion

Tours meet at the information desk. General admission tickets are required.

 

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Slow Art Day Docent Tour

April 12, 2014 - 10:00am11:00am

The de Young is pleased to officially host this Slow Art Day docent-led tour, exploring 5 works in the permanent collection galleries. Please join us after the tour in the museum café for an unguided group discussion

Tours meet at the information desk. General admission tickets are required.

 

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Fashion Preview: Ninth Annual Discarded to Divine, with St. Vincent de Paul

discarded to divine logo
April 4, 2014 - 6:00pm8:45pm

Reclaimed Fashion. Renewed Lives.

Discarded to Divine is a fashion show and auction that showcases the work of local designers who transform discarded items into one-of-a-kind garments, accessories, and home decor creations, which are then auctioned off to benefit programs of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. The de Young serves as host to the exclusive fashion preview in Wilsey Court and the Piazzoni Murals Room.

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