On Thursday at the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto, a quartet of artists from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center delivered that very work of Beethoven, rescored for piano and strings, and selections from Erno Dohnanyi and Dvorak. It was the second of three Winter Series concerts presented by Music@Menlo. There are concerts that invigorate on the strength of the musicianship, projected understanding and passionate storytelling given on stage. Not even a misfired opening B-flat unison could quell the fire projected by these fine musicians in Beethoven’s (Piano) Quartet in E-flat Major.
Even so, it could be a while before the world-renowned Ballet Nacional de Cuba — last seen in Berkeley in 2001 — visits the Bay Area again, But this weekend, audiences can experience “Giselle” — as choreographed by the Cuban company’s celebrated artistic director, Alicia Alonso — at the newly rechristened Silicon Valley Ballet (formerly Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley), whose “Giselle Project” runs Oct, 16-18, Recently I visited the troupe’s San Jose mattel ballet bag * vinyl * blue * shoulder bag * 1960 * ballet shoes box * dance * retro * vintage headquarters to speak with Havana-born artistic director José Manuel Carreño and others about “The Giselle Project” and to watch its dancers (six of them from Cuba) in their daily technique class as well as rehearsal..
Buchanan is grateful for the support she’s received from her students and their parents and one way she gives back is to volunteer her time once-a-month at Barnes and Noble in Antioch. There she puts out her percussion instruments, her egg shakers, bells, sticks and triangles, plays some fun songs, does hand games and reads a story, giving all who attend a bit of fun and music to enjoy. “It’s a lot of fun to see the joy in the children’s faces and the joy in their parents’ faces watching them dance and really get into the music,” she said. “It’s just a lot of fun and I’m grateful to Barnes and Noble for letting me come.”.
1, Hold the door open, Yeah, I know you’re eager to do your workout, but surely you can hold the door for 5 seconds for the next guy or gal behind you, What does it mattel ballet bag * vinyl * blue * shoulder bag * 1960 * ballet shoes box * dance * retro * vintage really cost you to show a small act of kindness and courtesy to your fellow gym member? So, come on, be nice and hold the door, I promise, it won’t ruin your workout, 2, If you can’t say something nice, say nothing at all, This wise phrase popularized by the character Thumper in Disney’s “Bambi,” is not only worth repeating, but are words to live by, Don’t offer your unsolicited advice to other gym members, Don’t comment that someone is either too thin or fat, or ask another woman if her boobs or hair are real, Remember your manners, Just think about how you might feel if someone said something rude or asked you an inappropriate question, In general, keep your personal comments to yourself, Your unwelcome criticisms or comments will not be appreciated, So put a lid on it..
Will the blame for California’s most devastating structure fire since 1906 also fall upon him?. “I’m worried man,” he told Lauer. “I’m worried that my kids are going to be taken away from me.”. Said Allison, who spent most of the interview off camera: “As a mother, I’m having a terrible time … and I’m so sorry. I’m so sorry for what has happened.”. Almena has drawn criticism for not being at the property on Friday night. He, Allison and their children stayed at a nearby hotel. He lamented on Facebook on Saturday morning about the loss of “everything I’ve worked for,” without mentioning the victims, also drawing public ire. He later sent a statement to NBC that he put up his Facebook post before learning of the casualties.