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Gay For Days Comedy Show & Birthday Bash

Thu., Dec. 18, 8-11 p.m.
510-268-9425
It's the birth of the new Oakland queer comedy show Gay For Days! And the 29th anniversary of Gay For Days producer Ash Fisher's birth! Come to the first of many weekly shows at Club 21 in Oakland featuring some of the funniest queer and queer-friendly comics in the Bay Area. $10
Club 21 2111 Franklin St., Oakland (map)

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"The Book Was Better" Comedy Night & Toy Drive

Sat., Dec. 20, 8-10 p.m.
Bergeron's will be holding its annual Toy Drive/Comedy Night this year with some of the best standup comics the Bay Area has to offer. Admission will be half-off for audience members that bring an unwrapped toy, game, or children's book to be donated to the youth of Oakland. $5-$10
Bergeron's Books 375 15th St, Oakland (map)

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Seduction Feroce Queer Cabaret & Dance Party!

Sat., Dec. 20, 8 p.m.
510-444-2266
This month Séduction Féroce teams up with Wild Card: The Rock Opera and dedicates their festive, carnal array of burlesque, drag, live music, dance and circus performance to the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers! $10
Bench and Bar 510 17th St., Oakland (map)

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The Nutcracker

Dec. 20-21
Oakland Ballet presents Graham Lustig’s The Nutcracker, a beloved East Bay holiday tradition featuring live music by the Oakland East Bay Symphony. $22-$70.50
Paramount Theatre 2025 Broadway, Oakland (map)

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The Nutcracker

Sat., Dec. 20, 8 p.m. and Dec. 20-21, 2 p.m.
Oakland Ballet Company presents Graham Lustig's The Nutcracker.
Paramount Theatre 2025 Broadway, Oakland (map)

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Urban Legends USA

Sun., Dec. 21, 2 p.m.
510-444-7474
A live performance talent competition that showcases talents of inner-city youth, men and women in various categories, featuring a lively crowd audience that cheers, gives interviews, and selects best performers in each category and ultimately the Urban Legends in each category in the finals. Free
The New Parish 579 18th St., Oakland (map)

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New Year's Eve Black Comedy Explosion

Wed., Dec. 31, 11 p.m.
This actor and comedian is best known for his crowd-pleasing roles in the hit films Barbershop with Ice Cube, Be Cool with John Travolta, Madagascar (animated feature), Intolerable Cruelty with George Clooney, and The Original Kings Of Comedy (directed by Spike Lee). This New Year's Eve is your chance to see him LIVE on the Paramount stage! $50 and up
Paramount Theatre 2025 Broadway, Oakland (map)

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Trip the Light Fantastic

, , Tuesdays, 7-10:30 p.m.
510-430-8820
Beginners are welcome to learn and participate in two-step, East and West Coast swing, salsa, waltzes, nightclub two-step, Lindy Hop, and line dances. $10-$20 sliding scale, includes lesson
Lake Merritt Dance Center 200 Grand Ave., Oakland (map)

Layover Comedy

Tuesdays, 8:30-10 p.m.
510-834-1517
Mike Spiegelman hosts around a half dozen Bay Area comedians. free
The Layover 1517 Franklin St., Oakland (map)

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Salsa

, Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m.
510-219-9726
Four week series of beginning and pre-intermediate lessons. $42
Lake Merritt Dance Center 200 Grand Ave., Oakland (map)

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Storking Comedy

Thursdays, 6:30-9 p.m.
510-444-6174
Open-mic comedy night hosted by OJ Patterson. free
Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Ave., Oakland (map)

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Barbary Coast Comedy

Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.
510-891-8660
An evening of stand-up comedy featuring cutting-edge and up-and-coming comedians. $5
The Legionnaire Saloon 2272 Telegraph Ave., Oakland (map)

Tourettes Without Regrets

First Thursday of every month, 8:30 p.m.
510-763-1146
Monthly burlesque, comedy, slam poetry, and beat-boxing show hosted by Jamie DeWolf and Wonder Dave. $10
Oakland Metro Operahouse 630 3rd St., Oakland (map)

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Cuban Salsa with Manuel Suarez

Wednesdays, 8-9:30 p.m. and Fridays, 6 & 7:30 p.m.
$12 per class; $40 for 4 classes
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts 1428 Alice St., Oakland (map)

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First Friday Follies

, First Friday of every month, 9 p.m.
510-444-6174
With burlesque and live music hosted by MC Juicy D. Light. free
Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Ave., Oakland (map)

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