Sandra Wright Shen: Solo piano works on holiday themes by Bach, Liszt, Messiaen and others; 7: 30 p.m. Dec. 8, Trianon Theatre, San Jose; www.steinwaysociety.com. “The Future Is Now”: San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows in concert; 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8; Herbst Theatre, San Francisco; $55-$65; 415-864-3330, www.sfopera.com. San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus: Performs two holiday shows, “Sassy and Brassy” Dec. 7-8 at Nourse Theatre, San Francisco, $25-$110, and “Home for the Holidays,” Dec. 24 at Castro Theatre, San Francisco; $30-$40; www.sfgmc.org.
ANTIOCH — The Deer Valley Academy of Performing Arts presents its 15th annual Winter Dance Showcase at 7 p.m, Dec, 13 and us size 6/purple shoes/velvet shoe/gold shoe/plum ballet flats/women shoes/handmade shoes//royal styled jooties at 2 and 7 p.m, Dec, 14 at the school, 4700 Lone Tree Way, Pre-sale tickets are $8, Dec, 10-12 in the school’s Leadership Room, At the door tickets will be $10 each, Dramatic one-act Bible presentation, ANTIOCH — The Seventh-day Adventist Church presents a live presentation “Chosen Garment, ” a one-act play with Stephen Mosely, The performance is 10:50 a.m, Nov, 30 at the church, 2200 Country Hills Drive, Mosely takes you on a whirlwind tour through the Bible that is humorous, deeply moving and inspiring..
The Fog Fest strives to be a green event by utilizing recycling processes led by Recology of the Coast. Free bicycle parking is available at the south end of the festival for those who choose to leave their cars at home. For more information and to register for events, go to http://pacificcoastfogfest.com and download the registration form and instructions. More than 30 community organizations and agencies throughout the county will provide information and resources to assist more than 200 youths and young adults with disabilities — many of whom are transitioning to independence — and provide support for their families.
Yet most of us go wanting more — hoping to be moved, jolted or soothed, even confused, us size 6/purple shoes/velvet shoe/gold shoe/plum ballet flats/women shoes/handmade shoes//royal styled jooties We want an experience, and when that doesn’t materialize, the night feels hollow, San Francisco Ballet’s Program II Wednesday night at War Memorial Opera House wasn’t entirely hollow, The dancing was much too sublime for that, Principals Sarah Van Patten and Pascal Molat, Sofiane Sylvie and Gennadi Nedvigin moved with liquid command of their eloquent instruments, Newcomers such as the boyishly authoritative Henry Sidford and serene Rebecca Rhodes injected spark and curiosity into the night..
“That’s why, as a dancer in Michael’s company, you never felt that you were working with the same choreography, the same formula, the same type of music. Michael could create to everything from Bach to The Beatles, Mozart to the Gershwins to Sinatra. He thought all music should be danced to and that dance was fantastic in any form. He wanted to make it accessible. Certainly, this program is something that people can relate to.”. The appeal of the Sinatra ballet spans generations. “Music can be such a unifier. Dance can bring people together and help us find a commonality.”.