(Previews begin Oct. 23, opens Nov. 14) Set in Las Vegas, David West Read's romantic comedy lays bare the adult film industry as rivalries simmer on and off the screen. Henry Winkler plays superstar Chuck Wood. Tues-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7 p.m. Beginning Nov 19: Tues-Thurs 7 p.m., Fri.-Sat 8 p.m., Wed & Sat 2 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. $34.50-$112.
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This new outlet mall is home to more than 120 leading designer and top brand name stores including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Bloomingdale's The Outlet Store, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Etro, Barneys New York Outlet, Michael Stars, Coach Factory, DKNY, Elie Tahari, kate spade, J.Crew, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and more, with savings up to 65 percent off. Located on Interstate 580 at the El Charro Road exit in Livermore.
(In previews, opens Nov. 4, closes Dec. 9) Ethan Hawke stars as Anton Chekhov's titular antihero, a role often referred to as 'the Russian Hamlet;' Joely Richardson co-stars. Tues 7 p.m., Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Sat & Sun 3 p.m. (No performances Nov. 21-23 at 8 p.m.; additional performance Nov. 25 at 7 p.m.). $55-$65.
Build your own burger at this small, locally owned burger joint where the fries are fresh and hand-cut, and the locally sourced beef is premium grade. L and D.
Antique bank-vault gates, Gothic side chairs, salvaged hardware pieces and lighting fixtures come ready-made or can be custom designed. Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Summer hours 2011: Mon-Thurs 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Named for its first drink-Chardonnay combined with brandy-Charbay now produces much more than just wine and brandy. Discover the artisan world of distilling many spirits like whiskey, vodka and rum from a family in the distillery business for 13 generations. Taste Charbay's wines and ports, then enjoy a cigar in the rustic setting of Spring Mountain. Tastings open to the public.
This trendy Marina District boutique carries a fresh and exciting array of classic and contemporary fashion for women, from pants to skirts to blouses to suits to dresses to tees to lingerie to jewelry to belts to handbags. The namesake and owner of the shop, along with her friendly staff, will guide you to the perfect outfit for any occasion-and help you accessorize it. Also carries menswear for the stylish and savvy gent.
A brightly lit dining room welcomes you at this new grill, serving up authentic fare from south of the border. Traditional staples, like the chicken mole burrito, come in hefty portions, along with house specialties like chili Colorado. Wash it down with a giant margarita. L, D (daily).
Enclosed behind the Meandering Cloud Wall, the garden is a veritable journey over fishponds, through pavilions, in between bamboo plants and into a peaceful teahouse. Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5 adults, $4 seniors/students, children under 12 free. (Tickets include admission into The Connie Gretz Secret Garden.)
Serving up inventive takes on classic American fare inside the Wyndham Parc 55 Hotel, cityhouse presents dishes like savory salmon benedict and housemade lemon scones for breakfast, soups, sandwiches and pastas for lunch and steaks and chops prepared over a wood fire grill or rotisserie for dinner. B, L D (daily)