Smothers Brothers coming to Livermore’s Bankhead Theater


The Bankhead will present America’s favorite siblings, the Smothers Brothers, for another performance this June. After an unprecedented sellout of their first performance, the Smothers Brothers will delight audiences for an extra performance June 14, in addition to their sold-out June 13 performance (originally slated for January but rescheduled to June 13 due to COVID-19’s omicron variant surge ).

Tickets for all shows in the 2021-2022 Bankhead Presents season are available online, by calling 925-373-6800, or at the box office windows. For a complete list of events, visit

—Livermore Arts


Celebrate art gallery’s new springtime show on April 23

The public is invited to celebrate the Moraga Art Gallery’s new springtime show, “Natural Abundance” at a free event from 5 to 7 pm April 23. The exhibit features floral and scenic oil paintings by member artist Jill Landau and a collection of works by Bay Area printmaker Donna Brown, whose artistry captures joyous moments, as when colorful birds congregate on the tree outside her window.

Also on display are paintings, jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, glassware, etchings, woodwork, photographs, monotypes and much more by the gallery’s core of 18 artists. The reception will include wine, light snacks, a meet-and-greet with the artists, live music and the opportunity to mingle with other art lovers. Open from noon to 5 pm Wednesday through Sunday, the gallery is at 432 Center St. in Moraga’s Rheem Shopping Center. For more information, visit or call 925-376-5407.

— Moraga Art Gallery


Sesquicentennial concert set for April 16 at El Campanil

Antioch’s El Campanil Theater, at 602 W. Second St., will present the free Antioch Sesquicentennial Concert at 2 pm April 16. The event will feature Antioch native Toree McGee, blues legends Frankie G & Tia Carroll, the Antioch High School Jazz Band, Black Diamond Ballet, El Campanil Theater Academy and more.

Though the concert is free, theater management asks that concert-goers pick out their seats and print their tickets in advance. Fore tickets or more details, go online to

Musical classic ‘Oliver’ to start April 30 at El Campanil

“Consider Yourself” at home with the Pittsburg Community Theater as the troupe returns to the El Campanil Theater in Antioch with the ever-popular family musical “Oliver!” Performances will be from April 30 through May 8.

Based on the Charles Dickens novel “Oliver Twist,” “Oliver!” is a musical theater classic.


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