Unlike Mamma, where ABBA tunes propel a fictional plot, and Smokey, a revue of songs by composer Mike Stoller and lyricist Jerry Leiber, Jersey Boys is “our life story with a 20-minute intermission,” Gaudio has said. Though he and Valli had veto power over the show, which debuted in 2004 at the La Jolla Playhouse at UC-San Diego, the opening night reaction took care of that. “The audience was electrifying. It’s hard to pick apart [the experience of seeing the play for the first time] when you’re in the midst of that response,” Gaudio remembers. “You just become numb. I can’t imagine anything I’ve ever seen having that much impact.”.
Stanford Art Spaces, Jenny Bloomfield: Transform Motion; April Hankins: Chain Reaction, Through Feb, 28, Center for Integrated Systems, Paul G, Allen Building; David W, Packard Electrical Engineering Building; Psychology Department offices in Jordan Hall on the Quadrangle, Open during the week during business hours, Information: DeWitt Cheng at 650-722-3622 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Women’s Caucus ballet slipper earrings, pointe shoe jewelry, gift for dancer silver dance ballerina present sterling loop dangle tutu teenage d for Art- Peninsula Chapter, “New Beginnings,” art exhibit in celebration of David J, Canepa’s induction as Mayor of Daly City, Through March 31, 8 a.m.-5 p.m, weekdays, Free, Third floor Atrium Gallery, Daly City City Hall, 333 90th St., Daly City, http://peninsulawca.blogspot.com..
Locally grown entertainment will also be featured in the form of dance studios like Keep in Time Dance Academy, East County Performing Arts Center and Jabris Rucker Children’s Dance. Cultural performances will reflect Oakley’s diversity. Taking the stage will be a bagpiper and Scottish Highlands dancers from Piedmont, Indian-inspired Hip-Hop Natyam Dance Academy, Tahitian dancing performance, Ballet Folklórico Jaracue and Freedom High School Latinos Unidos. “We’re tying it back to the community so we reach out to people in the community who are participating in these groups,” Baños-Galván said.
In an intriguing mix of R&B and modern dance, David Dorfman Dance presents “Prophets of Funk,” a performance celebrating East Bay funk legend Sly and the Family Stone’s hugely influential sound Thursday-Saturday, April 25-27 at YBCA Forum, $10-$30, 415- 979-2787, www.ybca.org, Oakland Ballet Company presents its spring season program “Diaghilev Imagery” May 10-11 at Oakland’s Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Featuring works inspired by classic dances ballet slipper earrings, pointe shoe jewelry, gift for dancer silver dance ballerina present sterling loop dangle tutu teenage d from Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, the program includes world premieres of new ballets by Amy Seiwert and Robert Moses and a West Coast premiere by OBC artistic director Graham Lustig, who reimagined “Les Biches,” “Le Spectre de la Rose” and “Pulcinella” set to the original scores..
Meanwhile Farr is co-sponsoring a house resolution that recognizes the “significant financial investments” the US has made in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The draft document “respectfully requests” that the Congolese government resume processing and issuing exit permits and encourages continued dialogue and cooperation between the two countries to improve the inter-country adoption process. Such efforts are greatly appreciated by Easter, who acknowledges that the Congolese have a right to protect their children. “They may have correctly identified that the adoption system in Congo needs work and that is a good thing,” she said. “But what hasn’t happened is all of the parties haven’t come to the table to try and resolve this.”.