“I’ve been blessed to be able to play with some of the greatest players in the Bay Area. There’s a synchronicity with players. You have to listen to what’s going on around you — and also lock into the groove. You really have to feel where the pocket of the groove is. And then, of course, as I get to know a song better, I can really spread my wings and feel more expressive.”. The audience’s enjoyment comes from the music clicking with the performer. Winters doesn’t try to pander to the listener.
Lustig addresses contemporary America with the West Coast premiere of “Stone of Hope,” a dance set to African-American spirituals performed by Nona Brown and the Inspirational Music Collective, The ballet premiered in New Jersey last year and grew out of an encounter with an actor who told Lustig about reciting part of Martin Luther delicate gold ballet slipper/shoe charm. gold vermeil ballet slipper. perfect for a necklace or bracelet. King Jr.’s epochal “I Have a Dream” speech (which lends the dance its title: “With this faith we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope.”)..
“I just love her, and we both lost our children that day. That’s the tragic truth,” Jordan said. “I don’t fault her.”. Gonzalez is being prosecuted as an adult and has not entered a plea. His next hearing is set for Sept. 21. Jordan described her daughter, “Maddy,” as energetic and active. She loved to dance, run and play. She also loved animals, especially wolves. So Jordan invited friends and strangers to howl Friday at July’s second full moon. People from across Santa Cruz and beyond joined in and used the hashtag (hash)HowlforMaddy to share their grief.
Menlowe Ballet: “It’s a Wonderful Nutcracker.” Dec, 8-10 and Dec, 15-17, Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton, $28-$55, http://www.menloweballet.org or 800-595-4849, Kerry Irish Productions Inc.: “An Irish Christmas.” 7 p.m, Dec, 20, Featuring Scott Doherty delicate gold ballet slipper/shoe charm. gold vermeil ballet slipper. perfect for a necklace or bracelet. and Tyler Schwartz, Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View, $35-$60, http://mvcpa.com or 650-803-6000, Night of Stars: 6-10 p.m, Nov, 10, Benefits Peace Corps Let Girls Learn initiative, Performances by several South Bay Teen Idol winners, DJ music, dancing, light appetizers, beverages, a silent auction and raffle, Addison Penzak JCC, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos, $20-$100, http://www.lgnightofstars.eventbrite.com or 408-358-3636..
She won the Academy Award in 1947 for best supporting actress for her performance in “Gentlemen’s Agreement” and received Oscar nominations for “Come to the Stable” (1949) and “All About Eve” (1950). Holm was also known for her untiring charity work — at one time she served on nine boards — and was a board member emeritus of the National Mental Health Association. She was once president of the Creative Arts Rehabilitation Center, which treats emotionally disturbed people using arts therapies. Over the years, she raised $20,000 for UNICEF by charging 50 cents apiece for autographs.