A She has a fun personality, a positive attitude. They like how she’s persistent and doesn’t give up. Plus, I think her frilly outfits are a big hit with little girls. Q How would Poppy fare on “Dancing With the Stars”?. A She’s a little clumsy, so she would have her challenges. She would probably start slowly and improve as she went along — maybe even make the finals, thanks to her persistence. And with her fun personality, she would definitely win over the fans.
Tree Lighting: The 31st annual tree lighting at Civic Center Plaza may make some in the crowd want to do the Snoopy dance, The theme for the Dec, 1 event is “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” featuring a stage version of the Peanuts’ struggle to put on a Christmas pageant by Center Stage Performing Arts, Dec, 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m, at the civic center, 457 E, Calaveras Blvd, 408-586-3210, Home for the Holidays: The WeCare Alliance, made up of the Humane Society Silicon Valley and a group of five other Santa Clara County shelters, is offering $20 adoptions for all adult cats and dogs, Through Dec, 31, Humane Society ballet slippers w Silicon Valley Animal Community Center, 901 Ames Ave., Milpitas, www.HSSV.org..
Many in the community are sorry to see Diablo cancel a season. The Diablo Regional Arts Association has provided Diablo with grants over the years to pay for things such as actors, sound enhancements and equipment to help special flying effects in the company’s Peter Pan, said Peggy White, executive director of the association. DRAA is a nonprofit fundraising group specifically for arts at the Lesher. White hopes to see Diablo back on the main stage soon and cares about companies that are struggling, she said.
Mason has chosen some talented musicians to accompany him on this trip, including Spandau Ballet guitarist Gary Kemp, longtime Pink Floyd touring bassist Guy Pratt, guitarist Lee Harris and keyboardist Dom Beken, But don’t expect to ballet slippers w hear Mason and company perform such later-era Floyd staples as “Comfortable Numb” and “Hey You.”, This troupe focuses on Pink Floyd’s early body of work, performing material from such albums as “The Piper at the Gates of Dawn” and “A Saucerful of Secrets.”..
Everyone from Ronald Reagan to Ronnie James Dio to opera legend Maria Callas seems to be coming back to life these days. The relatively new field of digital holograms is creating concerts and other presentations featuring moving, speaking and (up to now, anyway) dead celebrities. And exciting show businesspeople. “In the live space, there hasn’t been a quote-unquote new form of entertainment in hundreds of years,” Martin Tudor, CEO of BASE Hologram Productions, said. It’s always been your typical concert, play or musical or opera. One of the things that excited us is that there’s something new and fresh here that we can bring to market.”.