The Madcat Women’s International Film Festival
Known for its cutting-edge work, Madcat presents nine programs of experimental and independent films and videos by women from around the globe.
Four Bay Area locations
Contact: 415. 436.9523, www.somaglow.com/madcat
Son Con Son
The two leading Son Jarocho groups of Veracruz, Mexico, perform traditional music and dance alongside master percussionists of Cuban Son.
Location: 1428 Alice Street, Oakland
Contact: Los Cenzontles 510.233.8015
“The House of Blue Leaves”
A comic and cautionary examination of how far people will go to find fame. Directed by Barbara Damashek.
Location: Berkeley Repertory Theatre, 2025 Addison Street
An exhibit of gravity defying sculptures by Ann Weber
Through Oct. 10
Oakland Museum of California
Location: 555 Twelfth Street, Oakland
Cost: Free and open to the public