As the Emperor, Scarpelli plays the longest and perhaps the most demanding role. He grows from a spouting, demanding ruler to a dying, wise man thanks, essentially, to the small brown bird. Ryan Cairel is an ensemble player until near the end of the show when he suddenly appears as Death. This role demands more dancing expertise than any onstage, other than the nightingale herself. Cairel’s movements are as well done as those of a ballet dancer. A modern touch is added by Alexis Wong, playing Madam Wu, sister of the Emperor, who makes all major decisions except one involving herself. She plays her role sincerely, reacting to every happening in the story. Toward the end of the play, she runs away, refusing to be told what she should do.
Smuin Ballet has always been known for presenting eclectic and inventive programs, That’s definitely the case with its current “Dance Series ballet svg ballet svg bundle silhouette clip art ballet shoes svg files for cricut- eps, png, dxf clipart girls dance images bal 01,” which comes to Mountain View Center for the Arts Feb, 22-25, It’s a diverse combination of works, “I like to think of it as three independent short stories that are on one program,” said Smuin artistic director Celia Fushille, The program’s one connective thread is appropriate for Valentine’s month, “Each of the ballets has a reflection on love and relationships,” Fushille said, “but I love that they also showcase the dancers’ extraordinary abilities to master so many distinctive styles.”..
Saratoga High School will hold its 10th annual Holiday Boutique Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m in the school’s small gym. The annual event, which offers the opportunity to shop for decorations, arts and crafts and gourmet food, supports the school’s junior class. The high school is located at 20300 Herriman Ave. in Saratoga. Browse a large selection of handmade ceramics by more than 25 local artists at a Holiday Pottery Sale. Dec. 9-10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; pottery wheel throwing demonstrations both days at 11 a.m. Creative Arts Center, Sunnyvale Community Center, 550 E. Remington Drive, Sunnyvale.
The free festival will include musicians on Chinese instruments, lion dancing, a martial arts demonstration, singing, traditional Asian dances and taiko drummers, Moon cakes will be sold, and informational ballet svg ballet svg bundle silhouette clip art ballet shoes svg files for cricut- eps, png, dxf clipart girls dance images bal booths will be set up, The festival will be held 10 a.m, to 5 p.m, Sunday in front of the Seagull Picnic Area at the park, 13801 Monarch Bay Drive, Those attending are encouraged to take blankets or lawn chairs, The moon festival, traditionally held to celebrate the harvest, is being hosted by the Asian Community Cultural Association of San Leandro..
This was the second joint meeting we have had during my tenure as mayor. I feel we covered important topics and shared information that will enable us to develop new ways to maximize the benefits of a cooperative relationship. The theme of the presentation by district Superintendent Dr. Nellie Meyer was “Local Control Accountability Plan: Common Core Information.” Her comments directly underscored the fact that the district has, and will continue to have, a direct impact on the economic development of Concord.