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Silvia Mautner

Kool & the Gang will perform at the first of this year's free Stern Grove Festival concerts in San Francisco. The band's party anthem 'Celebration' reached the top of the charts in 1981.

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Get funky at first of Stern Grove
summer concerts

The 80th season of the annual Stern Grove Festival outdoor concerts starts June 25 with Kool & the Gang and Quinn DeVeaux at Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, San Francisco. The funk band is known for its '70s and '80s hits "Celebration," "Ladies Night" and "Get Down on It." Future concerts include roots R&B by Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers, the SF Symphony, classic rock with Eric Burdon & the Animals, cumbia by Los Angeles Azules, the SF Ballet and soul legend Mavis Staples. Shows are free and begin at 2 p.m. Bring a picnic and low seating. Info: 415-252-6252 or sterngrove.org.

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Acclaimed 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' a fun, heartfelt show vertical line
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SF Opera's 'Don Giovanni,' 'Rigoletto' share common theme
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See art of Italian
street painting

Italian Street Painting Marin, the temporary outdoor art festival, runs 10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 24 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 25, centered around Fifth Avenue and A Street in downtown San Rafael. This year's theme is "Summer of Love: An Art and Music Experience." More than 100 artists will paint their own patch of the street, with live music from The Sugarloafers, Moonlight Rodeo, Otilia Donaire, San Francisco Airship, It's a Beautiful Day and Aquarius. Children can design their own 2-foot-by-2-foot masterpiece on "Flower Children's Avenue" for $10. One-day tickets for ages 12 and older are $10, $15 for two-day tickets. Info: italianstreetpaintingmarin.org.

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Tour wooden boats at yacht club show

The Master Mariners Benevolent Association will hold its 24th annual Wooden Boat Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 25 at the Corinthian Yacht Club; enter at 43 Main St., Tiburon. Classic vessels can be boarded and toured, with skippers available to answer questions about the histories of their boats. Kids can try their hands at model boat building, and live jazz will be provided by the San Francisco Feetwarmers. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit programs that offer training for those interested in sailing or restoration of traditional craft. Admission is $20, free for ages 12 and younger. Info: mastermariners.org.

 

 

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