Hammer Speaks

Gary Kamiya is the bestselling author of Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco, which won the 2013 Northern California Book Award in creative nonfiction. Kamiya will give a talk of 25–40 minutes, to include a conversation with Michael Johns and a question-and-answer session and book-signing to follow.

October 17 @ 7:00 pm

frankenstein goes to movies

SJSU @ Hammer

Celebrate the many film adaptations of Mary Shelley’s classic Frankenstein with an evening of clips, discussion, and a panel of experts from San José State University and the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Note: This is a free event, but due to limited seating those interested will need to secure a seat by clicking on the RSVP button.

October 18 @ 7:00 pm

kaleidoscope featured

SJSU @ Hammer

From the famous Choraliers to the swinging Jazz Orchestra to the exciting Symphony Orchestra to the exhilarating Wind Ensemble, the School of Music populates over 20 ensembles and 120 performances a year. Its ensembles have performed at prestigious conferences, including the California Music Educators State Conference.

October 20 @ 7:30 pm

Frankenstein Featured Image

Lights & Action

National Theatre Live

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle, Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating between the roles of Victor Frankenstein and his creation.
For ticket and cast details, visit the event page. NOTE: This is not a live performance; it is a high-definition film of the stage production captured live onstage in London.

October 5 @ 7:00 pm
October 21 @ 2:00 pm
October 21 @ 6:00 pm
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Come celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein! at the Hammer Theatre.
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