Another big holiday production for the Alameda Civic Ballet. It’s that time of year again when the Sugar Plum Fairy, Mouse King and Nutcracker Prince dance their way from Alameda Civic Ballet’s studio on Park Street to Kofman Theater to perform “The Nutcracker.”. “It’s a community production as opposed to a really big company performing and I think it’s really good,” said Fiona Murphy, 15, a sophomore at Alameda High School and dancer the last nine years. “We hold our own with the big companies. It’s really fun. I enjoy it. (The audience) will enjoy it and it’s a good way to spend your holiday.”.
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Folks could work off all those calories over at the Twin Peaks stage, aka Outside Lands’ party central. That’s where most of the big-name DJs and electronic dance music hotshots — like Porter Robinson and R.L. Grime — perform and the fans bounce and boogie all weekend long. It was a different — though no less appealing — scene back at the main stage, where roots-rock darlings Wilco were highlighting the newly released free album “Star Wars” and refreshing such classics as the “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart.”.
Chris Duarte, 8 p.m.Jan, 30, Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City, $17, 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com, Hot for Teacher, the Van Halen Experience and Cruella, 8 p.m, Jan, 31, Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City, $12, 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com, 10th Pan-Asian Music Festival, Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University, Jindong Cai, artistic director, Feb, 1: swan lake ballerina tote bag, ballet themed tote bag, ballet bag, ballet gift, gift for her, gift for ballerina, long handled to Chinese New Year’s Celebration, Stanford Symphony with pipa player Cong Zhao, plus Chinese folk songs arranged for violin and orchestra, Feb, 22: The Tibetan Opera, Dance and Music Troupe of Qinghai, Stanford Symphony, March 1: Mongolia Gala, 30 performers from Mongolia, Stanford Symphony, Feb, 28, March 2: Verdi’s “Requiem,” four soloists from the Mongolian State Academic Theatre, Stanford Symphony, $10-$30, 650-725-2787 or panasianmusicfestival.stanford.edu..
Perishable, Keep Refrigerated: A world premiere comedy by a member of the Renegade Theatre Ensemble about Dana and Samuel, a young couple struggling to start a family. Sept. 5-27; Thursday-Saturday, 8 p.m., and Sunday, 7 p.m. Historic Hoover Theatre, 1635 Park Ave., San Jose. $10-$25. 408-351-4440. Sing with Mission Valley Chorus: Are you a woman who loves to sing? The Mission Valley Chorus invites you sing with the group any Tuesday, 7:15-10 p.m., at Nordahl Hall, 580 W. Parr Ave., Los Gatos. missionvalley.org.