Details: Dec. 16-24; San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, San Jose; $38-$100; 408-286-2600, www.symphonysiliconvalley.org. “The Nutcracker” Oakland Ballet Company: While Graham Lustig premiered his “Nutcracker” with New Jersey’s American Repertory Ballet in 2000, his graceful production seems tailor-made for the Paramount Theatre’s resplendent Art Deco finery. Set in the early 20th century, the ballet features the company’s strong cast of professionals and more than three-dozen young dancers ages 7 to 17 as snowballs, mice, soldiers and candies. With the Michael Morgan-directed Oakland Symphony and the Mt. Eden Women’s Ensemble joining the orchestra for the Snow Scene, Lustig’s ballet keeps its focus on Marie (the name of Hoffmann’s original protagonist, changed in most productions to Clara).
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South Indian Classical Solo Vocal Music Debut: 4 p.m. Aug. 11, Heritage Theater, 1 West Campbell Ave., Campbell. Anamika Kannan’s Carnatic vocal debut concert. Free. 408-656-7701. Desi Comedy Fest: 8 p.m. Aug. 15, Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $30-$40. desicomedyfest.com. One Life Stand: Aug. 17-Sept. 29, Marsh Berkeley Cabaret, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley. Alicia Dattner (The Oy of Sex) shares her modern girl’s guide to enlightenment and other disorders, with her stand-up comedy show. $20-$35, sliding scale; $55-$100 reserved. www.themarsh.org.
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