Feldenkrais Lessons: The Feldenkrais Method uses movement and touch to help people with pain, and athletes and musicians to fine tune their skills. Sept. 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Studio S3NSE, Peak Physical Therapy, 10580 S. DeAnza Blvd, Cupertino. Free. www.s3nse.org. Tree Pruning Workshop: Richard Bullene will hold a free workshop on how to prune apricot trees. Bring your own loppers; Bullene will have some on hand as well. This is a hands-on workshop which will also include a few words on sharpening your loppers and disinfecting them. Aug. 25, 10 a.m. Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St., Sunnyvale. Charlesstreetgardens.org.
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On Friday, the Diablo Ballet will be doing it, too. The Walnut Creek-based dance company, already proficient at pirouettes (turns), petit allegro (fast, little jumps) and tour jetés (big, grand jumps), is showing off a new step — tweets on Twitter while dancers are twirling. Continuing their Inside the Dancer’s Studio initiative, fully costumed and meticulously rehearsed ballets are presented intimately in a studio setting aimed at stripping pretense off the face of sometimes stuffy ballet. This year, the series becomes even more interactive, with a select group of audience members invited to enter the Twitterverse during the show.
Molly Ringwald has joined a growing number of famous women speaking up about how they were sexually harassed, abused or otherwise mistreated, allegedly by either disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein or by other older, powerful men in Hollywood, One disturbing theme that has emerged among some of ballet slipper skate boot covers / figure skating / ice skating these women’s stories is that the mistreatment occurred when they were minors — teen actresses at the start of their careers, At Elle’s Women in Hollywood event in Beverly Hills Monday night, Jennifer Lawrence said that when she first began acting as a teen she was made to take part in a “naked line-up,” where she and a group of other, “much, much thinner” women “stood side-by-side with only paste-ons covering [their] privates,” Vanity Fair reported..
So, what are you doing this weekend?. If you’re weighing options, our critics and writers have a bunch of worthy suggestions to wring the most out of the weekend. Here are some highlights. There’s a jaw-dropping assortment of A-List performers gracing our concert stages in the next several days, from the supremely talented Bruno Mars to the 21st-century prototype pop star Halsey to Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio. Music critic Jim Harrington has a rundown here. Meanwhile, country superstar and new “American Idol” judge (we bet he’s going to be the nice one) is headed to the Bay Area for 2 rescheduled shows — Nov. 2 and 4. Details are here.