To check out the barre experience, we attended a class at the new Barre3 studio in Raleigh, North Carolina, which opened in May, and clients of all ages were participating in the high-energy, fast-paced workouts. “Push on your toes … let’s work on that core!” shouts owner Tori Fox, as women around the room straighten their backs and stretch out their arms, trying not to wobble too much on their toes. Around the room, faces are shiny with sweat, and muscles quiver while remaining flexed. Everyone appears focused and motivated, and peppy dance music helps, too.
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Other numbers include a world premiere by choreographer Amy Seiwert set to”Home for the Holidays” and a flirty “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.”. Call 650.903.6000 or visit smuinballet.org for tickets. The quintet, featuring current and former members of bands like the Greg Kihn Band, The Tubes and the Sammy Hagar Band, performs holiday classics in classic rock style. In a benefit for Downtown Streets Team, new socks can be donated at the event. Look for tickets and more information at HeritageTheatre.org or 408.866.2700.
Performances are at 8 p.m, May 8, and at 2 p.m, May 9, There will be a ballet slippers shoes applique machine embroidery design ballerina complimentary reception with dessert, coffee and a chance to meet the dancers, For tickets, visit diabloballet.org, Volunteer information day at Bedford Gallery, Anyone interested in learning about volunteer opportunities at the Bed Gallery are invited for an informational meeting from 10 a.m, to noon Monday, May 4, Participants can talk to current volunteers, meet curator Carrie Lederer, enjoy refreshments and browse the current show “Blow Up:” Inflatable Contemporary Art..
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