Single concert tickets are $44-64 (students $20); call 925-943-SHOW or go to www.LesherArtsCenter.org to buy. Auditions can be scheduled by appointment; call 925-256-8961 for that. Additional information about the chorale is available by calling its president, Kathleen De Santis, at 925-945 4350 or by going online to diablowomenschorale.org. The chorale has been bringing women together in two-, three- and four-part harmony since 1942. L. Peter Callender, Ann Kendrick and Tim Beagley star in this story about the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white, Southern lady and a proud, soft-spoken black man. Scott Fryer directs.
Beginning Square Dance Class: Hosted by the Sunnyvale Squares, Sept, 6, 7-8:30 p.m, white slippers, handmade slippers, women slippers, non-slip slippers, ballet flats, bow slippers, wedding slippers, gift wrapped Murphy Park, 250 N, Sunnyvale Ave., Sunnyvale, Free, Contact Roger Havasy at 408-744-1021 or firstname.lastname@example.org, sunnyvalesquares.com, Chess Fest: Free recreational event for chessplayers and would-be chessplayers of all ages, Limited instruction provided, Children should be accompanied by parent, Sundays, 2-5 p.m, Sept, 11, Oct, 9, Outdoors at the Stocklmeir School lunch tables, 592 Dunholme Way, Sunnyvale, 408-736-7138..
The new year promises to be a tumultuous one, and the arts and entertainment world is ready to deliver lots of excitement. Some of it will reflect the uneasy times, some will offer pure beauty and escapist fare. From a new “Wonder Woman” movie and celebrations of famed composer John Adams to a look back at the Summer of Love and the return of the iconic game franchise “Legend of Zelda,” here are some of the performances, shows, games and exhibits that have our arts and entertainment writers stoked for 2017.
Lugging around his Rolleiflex camera, the short, stocky Diaz white slippers, handmade slippers, women slippers, non-slip slippers, ballet flats, bow slippers, wedding slippers, gift wrapped sported around town in a flashy Cadillac and befriended dozens of Mexican and U.S, Latino celebrities and community leaders, including a young Cesar Chavez, Diaz was a regular contributor to El Excentrico, a bilingual magazine published from 1948 to 1991, Its heyday may have been in the 1950s and ’60s, “This magazine was the only organ out there informing Latinos about their politics, culture and community,” said Gregorio Mora-Torres, a history professor at San Jose State..
They are organized in teetering stacks on the floor of my home office. And since January, I’ve been dutifully listening to them, a few at a time, trying to make sense of the musical flood. It ain’t easy. But I feel pretty good about this list. It consciously avoids reissues and discoveries from departed legends (John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Charlie Haden) in order to focus on worthy torchbearers for the music: emerging players, midcareerists, aging masters. In alphabetical order, this is my Top 10.