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December 2018
SJ Nutcracker Featured Image

The San Jose Nutcracker

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.

December 14 @ 7:00 pm
December 15 @ 2:00 pm
December 16 @ 2:00 pm
December 21 @ 7:00 pm
December 22 @ 2:00 pm
December 23 @ 2:00 pm
December 24 @ 2:00 pm
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My Very First Nutcracker

Performances Sold Out! 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.

December 15 @ 11:00 am
December 16 @ 11:00 am
December 22 @ 11:00 am
December 23 @ 11:00 am
December 24 @ 11:00 am
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SJSU Film Production Society Fest Winter 2018

FPS Fest is a student film festival hosted by The Film Production Society at SJSU, a student organization dedicated to providing students with hands-on film set experiences. Students from various departments submit short films each semester, the selections are judged live at FPS Fest by a panel of guest judges along with the audience.

December 18 @ 7:00 pm
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January 2019
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Bob Poole: Nature Roars Back

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.

January 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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The Madness of George III – Screening

It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behavior is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. NOTE: This is not a live performance; it is a high-definition film of the stage production captured live at London’s National Theatre.

January 24 @ 7:00 pm
January 27 @ 2:00 pm
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Flor de Toloache & Villalobos Brothers

Flor de Toloache’s melange of the traditional and the modern pushes the boundaries of the genre and brings Mariachi music to new audiences. The Villalobos Brothers deliver an intoxicating brew of brilliance, cadence, and virtuosity that awaken the senses and mesmerize the listener.

January 31, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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February 2019
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SJSU Insights – The Way Forward: Perspectives on the US Economy

Economists Robert Reich and Ben Stein come together for a powerful and entertaining conversation on the future of the US economy. This event is the second in a new university-wide speaker series, Insights, that exposes the San Jose State community to a variety of perspectives in the areas of economics, business and global affairs.

February 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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Kobie Boykins: Exploring Mars

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.

February 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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Allelujah! – Screening

A documentary crew eager to capture its fight for survival follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward and the triumphs of the old people’s choir. NOTE: This is not a live performance; it is a high-definition film of the stage production captured live onstage in London.

February 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus LIVE!

This is a story of a man who has resisted the advice of John Gray, but a chance meeting with the man himself changed everything. Now he tells his experience with the book and his relationship in this uproarious show that covers everything from dating to marriage to the bedroom!

February 8 @ 8:00 pm
February 9 @ 4:00 pm
February 9 @ 8:00 pm
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Kid Koala—Nufonia Must Fall

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.

February 13 @ 7:30 pm
February 14 @ 7:30 pm
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King Lear – Screening

Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two aging fathers—one a King, one his courtier—reject the children who truly love them. NOTE: This is not a live performance; it is a high-definition film of the stage production captured live onstage in London.

February 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
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Antony & Cleopatra – Screening

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion, and power. NOTE: This is not a live performance; it is a high-definition film of the stage production captured live at London’s National Theatre.

February 21 @ 7:00 pm
March 3 @ 2:00 pm
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Jessica Lang Dance Company

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.

February 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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The Real Group

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.

February 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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March 2019
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Cirque Éloize—Saloon

In Cirque Éloize’s Saloon, the infectious energy of folk music and strains of fiddle set the tone for an acrobatic comedy that sweeps spectators away in a mad flurry.

March 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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The Tragedy of King Richard the Second – Screening

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas. NOTE: This is not a live performance; it is a high-definition film of the stage production captured live at London’s National Theatre.

March 28 @ 7:00 pm
June 2 @ 2:00 pm
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April 2019
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Bryan Smith: Capturing the Impossible

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.

April 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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I’m Not Running – Screening

Pauline Gibson has spent her life as a doctor, the inspiring leader of a local health campaign. When she crosses paths with her old boyfriend, a stalwart loyalist in Labour Party politics, she’s faced with an agonizing decision. NOTE: This is not a live performance; it is a high-definition film of the stage production captured live onstage in London.

April 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
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May 2019
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Mireya Mayor: Pink Boots and a Machete

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.

May 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
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Location

Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 Located between 2nd and 3rd St. in downtown San Jose.

Parking

Convenient parking available @ 2nd & San Carlos Garage $5 flat fee after 6 PM

Public Transit

Accessible by BART and VTA (2nd & Paseo De San Antonio exit is in front of the Hammer Theatre)