Riverside Arts Council Riverside Artswalk is a free monthly community event that celebrates the diversity of arts and culture in Riverside and the Inland Empire. Visit over 22 downtown locations, including museums, galleries and studios, presenting an eclectic mix of visual and performing arts. Either before or after, enjoy the many dining or shopping experiences that Downtown Riverside has to offer. All Ages | Admission is free.
When:February 2, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Where: Downtown Riverside For more information, please visit www.riversideartswalk.com
Cheech Marin's Chicano Art Collection Comes to Riverside Riverside Art Museum Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper, from the collection of Cheech Marin, features 65 works of art by 24 established and early-career artists. The pieces demonstrate a myriad range of techniques, from watercolor and aquatint to pastel and mixed media. Dating from the late 1980s to present day, the work presented in Papel Chicano Dos offer iconic imagery with influences ranging from pre-Hispanic symbols and post-revolutionary nationalistic Mexican motifs to the Chicano movement of the 1960s and contemporary urban culture.
When: February 2 - May 7, 2017
Open Reception: February 2, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Where: Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.riversideartmuseum.org
Providence of Night La Sierra University Sculptor Ben Jackel, who creates work from wood, stoneware, hardware and other media, is exhibiting in a show titled Providence of Night at the Brandstater Gallery on the La Sierra University campus. Jackel has exhibited around the country, as well as in Colombia, Peru, China, Palestine, Switzerland, Bosnia and Spain. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. Admission is free.
When: Present - February 9, 2017
Monday - Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Where: La Sierra University, Brandstater Gallery, 4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, CA, 92505 For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.brandstatergallery.com
The 38th Annual Black History Parade Expo & Car Show The Adrian Dell and Carmen Roberts Foundation The Riverside Black History Parade Expo & Car Show brings inclusiveness within the community by celebrating Black history with cultural food, music and fun-filled family activities.
When: February 11, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m. Where: Downtown Riverside, Main St., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.adcrfoundation.org
Tater Tots and Beer Festival Riverside
Tater Tots and Beer Festival The Tater Tots and Beer Festival is coming to Riverside's North Park. Come and sample dozens of domestic, imported and crafted beers, and sample delicious tater tot creations for your guilty dining pleasure. Combined with all of the beer you can legally drink, delicious tater tots, a side of live music and fun times, this event will be a day you will never forget.
When: February 11, 2017 | 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Where: North Park, 3172 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.tatertotfestival.com.com
Beyond Science Fiction: The Alternative Realism of Michael Whelan Riverside Art Museum Whelan is one of the world's premier painters of imaginative or alternative realism. For 40 years, he has created book and album covers for authors and musicians like Isaac Asimov, Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Anne MacCaffrey, Robert Heinlein, Melanie Rawn, Michael Moorcock, the Jacksons and Meatloaf. His clients have included every major U.S. book publisher, CBS Records, the Franklin Mint and many more.
When: February 11 - May 25, 2017
Open Reception: February 11, 2017 | 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Where: Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.riversideartmuseum.org
The Romantics Riverside County Philharmonic The Philharmonic, led by Music Director Tomasz Golka presents, The Romantics. Guest artist Adam Golka, piano, makes a return appearance with the orchestra, performing Beethoven’s 5th Piano Concerto, also known as Emperor. Also on the program will be music from Mozart, Sibelius and Mendelssohn. Tickets available through the Fox box office. Price range $27 to $90.
When: February 11, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m. Where: Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.thephilharmonic.org
Peter and The Starcatcher
California Baptist University A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain’s cabin, which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who knows what’s in that trunk. When the ship is taken over by pirates (led by the fearsome Black Stache, a villain determined to claim the trunk and its treasure for his own) the journey quickly becomes a thrilling adventure. General admission is $15. Seniors, non-CBU students, CBU faculty and staff are $12; and CBU students are $10.00.
When: February 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m. February18 & 25, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m. Where: Wallace Theatre, California Baptist University, 8432 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92504 For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the theatre box office @ 951.343.4319 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cirque Eloize: Saloon Riverside Live The Wild Wild West comes alive with Cirque Éloize’s newest creation Saloon. Enter a mythical world where theatre and circus collide for 85 minutes of non-stop live folk music combined with strength, agility and original choreography. Never before has a piano tuner kicked up so much dust; under the spell of Saloon’s beautiful Belle, he sets off in a chase worthy of the greatest Westerns for an action-packed theatrical thrill-ride!
When: February 18, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Where: Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.riversidelive.com
Mary Poppins Riverside Live The magical story of the world’s favorite nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane was triumphantly and spectacularly brought to the stage with dazzling choreography, incredible effects and unforgettable songs in its 2004 London debut. The musical stage version is adapted from the wonderful stories by PL Travers and the beloved 1964 Walt Disney film. It features a score by the Sherman Brothers (original composers of the film), with additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and a script by Julian Fellowes (creator of Downton Abbey).
When: February 24 & 25, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m. Where: Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.riversidelive.com
Pickwick's Pub Night
The Riverside Dickens Festival The 2017 Riverside Dickens Festival opens with Pickwick's Pub Night. Revelers will be transported back in time to the Victorian era as they enjoy the food, drink, sing-alongs, performers and plenty of silliness. 21+ | Admission is $40
When: February 24, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Where:First Christian Church, 4055 Jurupa Ave., Riverside, CA 92506 For more information please visit www.dickensfest.com
The Real English Beat: Featuring Dave Wakeling
The Concert Lounge Ska legends, The English Beat will be performing a live show featuring Dave Wakeling that can't be missed. Get your dance shoes ready for this rare opportunity. Tickets are $22.50 in advance and $25 at the door. Get your tickets early before they are gone!
When: February 25, 2017 @ 9:00 p.m. Where: The Concert Lounge, 3557 University Ave., Riverside. CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.theconcertlounge.com
Teodor Martin Dumitrescu Solo Show Urge Palette Teodor M. Dumitrescu is a Romanian born artist and illustrator. He received a Bachelors in Fine Art from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002 where his thesis work focused on fantastical images of old and new world nostalgia. His studies included extensive scientific illustration and natural history illustration work. He has exhibited internationally and his work is evolving to include more elements relative to the preservation of both memory and the natural world.
When: Present - February 2017 | Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Where: Urge Palette, 3635 9th St., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information, please visit www.urgepalette.com
Holi Festival of Colors Festival of Colors USA The Holi Festival of Colors, which began in its own inimitable way in Utah 20 years ago, now lights up attendees in many cities nationwide. No other version of this traditional event brings as much culture, spirituality, love and togetherness as the Festival of Colors USA: an incredible experience for the very young, very old and everyone in between. The Holi Festival of Colors brings out the inner child in all of us!
When: March 4, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Where: Martha McLean – Anza Narrows, 5759 Jurupa Ave, Riverside, CA 92504 For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.festivalofcolorsusa.com
Disenchanted Riverside Live Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs ’em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm. Forget the princesses you think you know, the original storybook heroines have come back to life to set the record straight. After multiple sold-out runs nationwide, these royal renegades tossed off their tiaras to bring their hilariously subversive, not-for-the-kiddies musical to you. What you thought about princesses will never be the same!
When: March 25, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Where: Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92501 For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.riversidelive.com
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