Paul Wachter, 52. Survivor skills: Paul says he is intimidating, methodical and confident, and he’s skilled at singing in a rock band, treasure hunting and spear fishing. At least the fishing will come in handy. Survivability: Paul is a man of few words — his official bio is the shortest of all the contestants. What we draw from it, however, is that he’s proud to be part of a generation that won awards, not getting them for just showing up, and he idolizes David Lee Roth, because the former Van Halen rocker became, in his opinion, is one of the best frontmen of all time, and because the two share the same birthday. We bet he’ll be playing “Just Like Paradise” at the Loser Lodge Lounge.
Martinez, 54, has attended powwows for many years in the U.S, and Mexico, “I love it because it allows people to keep alive their beliefs and teach the new generation the value of their identity,” he said, For many, the event was an opportunity to honor the Indian community’s women on Mother’s Day weekend, Palo Alto resident Karin Forssell and her 12-year-old daughter, Annika, attend each year as part of their own Mother’s Day tradition, “It’s a combination of the culture, the dancing, and the food and balletlove dancewear the shopping, just in time for Mother’s Day,” said Forssell..
The spices in this red lentil soup sound particularly appealing. You sauté cumin seeds in olive oil until they begin to pop, and then you add onion, carrots, garlic and celery. Chile powder, turmeric, ground coriander and a bay leaf liven up the soup. I bought a bag of attractive red lentils just to put this recipe to the test this weekend. Let me know what you think — and I’d love to hear about your favorite recipes with swagger. Although Sarver likes Meyer lemons, she thinks the flavor may be a bit subtle for this. “I would use a Eureka lemon,” she says.
Brentwood Theater Company presents: The 12 Days of Christmas, BRENTWOOD — For the Holiday Season, the Brentwood Theater Company will show back-to-back weekend performances of the balletlove dancewear comedy, “The 12 Days of Christmas,” in the first and second weeks of December, This comedic play tells the story of Mary, a woman who catches her fiancee kissing another woman on the televised Thanksgiving Day Parade, and then proceeds to encounter all sorts of quirky and awkward situations as she attempts to re-enter the dating pool, In the end, a charming 5-year-old boy restores her faith in love and life, (Warning: some adult language), Performances will be: Friday, Dec, 5 and Dec, 12 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec, 6 and Dec, 13 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec, 7 and Dec, 14 at 2 p.m, Show will be hosted at the Delta Gallery for the Arts, located at 2485 Sand Creek Road #128, in Brentwood, Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $16 for teens, To buy tickets or for more information, visit: www.TheBrentwoodTheater.org or call the Delta gallery of the Arts, 925-516-5936..
Today through Feb. 28. “The Lost Murals of Miguel Covarrubias” is a major exhibit of the murals created by the Mexican painter Miguel Covarrubias for the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. In addition, there will be a showing of rare examples of Covarrubias’ artwork. San Jose City Hall, free during normal business hours. Performance artist — and creative director of this year’s festival — Dan Guerrero will perform his one-man show, “¡Gaytino!” at the Mexican Heritage Plaza. The show travels through decades of Chicano history (and the gay experience), with particular emphasis on the perspective of Guerrero’s father, musician Lalo Guerrero.