Kesha sang a heart-wrenching cover of Bob Dylan’s “It Ain’t Me Babe.” She stood still in a cream suit and was backed by a pianist and violinist, hitting all the right notes and growing teary-eyed near the end. She earned a standing ovation from the audience — a welcome response after the performance was initially nixed by her former mentor, Dr. Luke. The hit-making producer and his record label gave Kesha the OK to perform after she said she would not use the stage to discuss their ongoing lawsuit. They have been at odds since she accused of him of drugging, sexually abusing and emotionally tormenting her.
Oakland Youth Chorus Anniversary Concert, Oakland Youth Chorus celebrates their 40th anniversary with two holiday concerts featuring OYC’s Chamber Singers, Concert Chorus, middle school ensembles and kindergarten through fifth grade Miracle Chorus, and the premiere our 40th anniversary commissioned piece by Marcus Shelby, 3 p.m, and 6 p.m, Dec, 13, $5 to $20, First Presbyterian Church of Oakland, 2619 Broadway, Oakland, 510-287-9700, www.oaklandyouthchorus.org, Make a Snow Globe, It may not be snowing in Oakland, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the wonders of a snow globe, Necessary ingredients provided, but if possible, please bring a recycled jam, spaghetti sauce, or other jar, 2 p.m, Dec, 17, Oakland Public Library, Montclair Branch, 1687 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, Free, nursery art ballet shoes nursery canvas art , ballet wall hanging, baby girls room art print 510-482-7810, www.oaklandlibrary.org..
President Jacob Zuma announced that Mandela is to be buried during a state funeral in his rural home town of Qunu on Sunday, Dec. 15. A memorial service is to be held on Tuesday in FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. Mandela’s last public appearance was at the same stadium in 2010 for the closing ceremony of the soccer World Cup. Mandela’s body will then lie in state in Pretoria for three days. Sunday marks a national day of prayer and reflection. “We call upon all our people to gather in halls, churches, mosques, temples, synagogues and in their homes for prayer services and meditation, reflecting on the life of Madiba and his contribution to our country and the world,” Zuma said, using Mandela’s clan name.
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In “Yowzie,” Tharp revisits the rollicking, irreverent and playfully bawdy jazz of Jelly Roll Morton and Fats Waller. With “Preludes and Fugues,” she turns to J. S. Bach’s sublimely ordered staple, “The Well-Tempered Clavier.”. Tharp first made her mark creating dances without any musical accompaniment, but when she decided in the early 1970s that “we’ve earned music,” she felt “it would make sense to start not with Bach but with American music.”.