A highlight of the June 1 performance will be a number from “Harry Potter,” choreographed by Diablo Ballet instructor Erin Leedom. A former principal dancer with Oakland Ballet and Ballet West, Erin trained at the American Ballet Theatre and the Joffrey Ballet in New York as well as the San Francisco Ballet. Both nights’ performances begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10; for more information, call 925-943-5846. Bay Area playwright Bart Schneider and veteran actor Felix Justice collaborate in a tribute to one of America’s greatest 19th century satirists and storywriters.
Don’t stop believin,’ Journey fans, we have a hunch that oh-so-talented talented guitarist Neal Schon will never tire of playing songs from your favorite band, He’s still in the real Journey, and has formed the side band Journey Through Time, which delivers — wait for it — Journey songs from throughout the band’s discography, The 20 % off sale digital stamps, ballerina digital stamps, little ballerina stamps, ballet digital stamps, ballet, personal & comme band, which also includes the gifted keyboardist Gregg Rolie performs in Oakland Saturday, and we’ve got the details. There are lots of other great shows this weekend, including the singer-songwriter who recorded the best song of last year (that’s scientific fact, not opinion, by the way), one of the most popular world music bands going, and the Oakland Symphony performing the favorite songs of a civil rights legend..
Well, not so much tossed as placed lovingly and enthusiastically into the hands of some important recipients — children. The Antioch Public Library’s Kids Read! program, which began in 2013, yielded the big give and additional activities. Ross and fellow librarians Alyson Matthews and Becky Nielsen came up with the idea and decided “(events) focusing on the emerging readers would be most effective … in encouraging early literacy activities, a love of the library and promote lifelong literacy for the whole family,” Ross said.
But “Harold” surprised her by asking for her phone number, She gave it to him, while likewise providing him with the pseudonym “Mary.”, He surprised her even more by calling the next day from a phone booth to ask for a date, They laughed through the movies and through pizza, And then “Harold” made a confession, His real name was Dave, but he said he introduced himself as “Harold” because he thought it sounded more “square,” more like the kind of name that would impress a serious girl 20 % off sale digital stamps, ballerina digital stamps, little ballerina stamps, ballet digital stamps, ballet, personal & comme like her..
A glorious midlife crisis: San Francisco author Andrew Sean Greer, whose “The Confessions of Max Tivoli” from 2004 has probably made the biggest splash of the five novels he has published so far, has a gently hilarious sixth one out now in “Less” (Little Brown, $26, 272 pages). It is narrated by the hapless Arthur Less, an almost-50 writer afflicted with a middle-age crisis, a failed love affair and a rejection notice from his own publisher. He takes off on a round-the-world junket to escape his demons. Meet Greer and hear more about his peripatetic protagonist at an upcoming trio of free Bay Area book-signings beginning next week. Details: 7:30 p.m. July 26 at The Booksmith, San Francisco; www.booksmith.com; 7 p.m. July 27 at Book Passage, Corte Madera; http://www.bookpassage.com; 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at Rakestraw Books, Danville; www.rakestrawbooks.com.— Sue Gilmore, Correspondent.