As Juan José feverishly studies for his citizenship exam, his obsession to pass takes him on a fantastical odyssey through U.S. history guided by a handful of unsung citizens who made courageous choices in some of the country’s toughest times.
The modern concept of ‘the human’ was invented by European philosophers between the 17th and 19th century. Today, fields like AI and biotech have rendered this philosophical concept radically insufficient. Dr. Rees discusses the repercussions for the human sciences.
This is a free event.
Evan Tyrone Martin warmly resonates the velvety vocal style of Nat King Cole on a festive cocktail of hits including “L-O-V-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “The Christmas Song,” and “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth.” Presented by Artists Lounge Live.
Take a journey through Christmas in Ireland with superb dancing, singing and Irish traditional music celebrating the international spirit of the holiday season.
The SJSU Jazz Orchestra mixes a mainstream jazz repertoire with holiday classics in Cool Yule. Celebrate the start of the season with this concert of contemporary jazz for large ensemble.
Kick off the holiday season with JOY!, a dazzling extravaganza for the whole family, offering a mix of brilliant visuals, rib-tickling circus comedy, and stunning acrobatics performed by world-class acrobats, dancers, and circus artists.
Our story begins at a festive holiday party hosted by young Clara, her brother Fritz, and their family in San Jose at the turn of the last century. Meet fascinating Uncle Nikola and his electric gifts, including electric lighting for the home, an arc lamp, and a large electric coil that rivals the power of lightning itself.
My Very First Nutcracker is a special one-hour classical ballet presentation of The San Jose Nutcracker suitable for our youngest audiences, including children and toddlers of all ages. It features the first act of The San Jose Nutcracker, including a festive holiday party hosted by young Clara, her brother Fritz, and their family in San Jose at the turn of the last century.
In the heart of Mozambique is the East African Rift, where one tectonic plate is slowly breaking into two. Straddling that rift is Gorongosa National Park, one of the most beautiful and biodiverse places on Earth, and this is where you’ll find Bob Poole.
Join NASA’s senior mechanical engineer Kobie Boykins for an inside look at what Curiosity and other Mars rovers have discovered on the red planet, as well as what’s ahead for the future of Mars exploration.
Montreal-based scratch DJ, music producer, and graphic novelist, Kid Koala presents a magical multi-disciplinary adaptation of his graphic novel Nufonia Must Fall. The story centers around a headphones-sporting robot on the verge of obsolescence and infatuated with a winsome office drone.
Founded in 2011, Jessica Lang Dance (JLD) is a New York City-based dance company whose mission is to present and perform dance works around the world that immerse global audiences in the beauty of movement and music.
The Real Group was formed in 1984 by five students at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm. The original members were eager to explore the artistic world of vocal music with an emphasis on jazz, pop, and folk music.
In Cirque Éloize’s Saloon, the infectious energy of folk music and strains of fiddle set the tone for anacrobatic comedy that sweeps spectators away in a mad flurry.
Join filmmaker Bryan Smith on the edge of what’s possible in extreme filmmaking. Descend the deepest canyon in the South Pacific, traverse the length of the Alaska Range by paraglider, and climb the ice of Niagara Falls. His passion for storytelling combined with his reputation for capturing the impossible make for an unforgettable presentation.
A scientist, anthropologist, primatologist, and National Geographic explorer, Dr. Mireya Mayor believes in exploring audaciously. On any given day, that could mean being charged by gorillas, chased by elephants, or bitten by poisonous insects.
Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 Located between 2nd and 3rd St. in downtown San Jose.
Convenient parking available @ 2nd & San Carlos Garage $5 flat fee after 6 PM
Accessible by BART and VTA (2nd & Paseo De San Antonio exit is in front of the Hammer Theatre)