Seiwert’s new piece will need to fit with the overall theme of The Christmas Ballet, but as far as costuming, she is allowed some leeway. “One time I had created a solo for [longtime company member] Susan Roemer, and I really wanted her in a big, pink, prom dress,” she says. “So we went out to Haight Street, and found the perfect one in a second-hand store.”. Smuin Ballet is busier than usual this anniversary year, with three full programs making up the 2013-2014 season. In addition to preparing for the Christmas Ballet, the company is in the middle of its “XXtremes” tour, and will shortly begin work on its Spring program, “XXcentric.”.
• amigurumi ballerina with flowers and ballet pumps pdf crochet pattern • • • •, Santa Clara University Choir, “Festival of Lights,” Mission Santa Clara de Asis, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, The program draws on many winter traditions celebrated throughout the world, as it explores the changes of the seasons and celebration of light, 7:30 p.m, $5-$15, scupresents.org, • • • • •, Tabard Theatre, “Miracle on 24th Street,” 29 N, San Pedro St., San Jose, Presented in the tradition of live radio programs from the 1940s, this show depicts what happens when Kris Kringle is hired as Macy’s Santa, Various times through Dec, 18, $15-$40, tabardtheatre.org or 408.679.2330..
“Outside the Bubble: On the Road With Alexandra Pelosi” (8 p.m., HBO): The media often reports that Americans are more divided than ever. Public discussion around issues such as gun rights, jobs, immigration, climate change, abortion and race seem to have become increasingly polarized. Intent on escaping her coastal bubble, Pelosi (Nancy’s daughter) sets out on a cross-country trip to engage in conversations with fellow Americans in an effort to gain an unfiltered understanding of other perspectives.
Quilt show, 1-4 p.m, Oct, 25 and 26, Sanchez Adobe, 1000 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica, A bed-turning activity will be part of the fun, Refreshments will be served, Free, For information, call 650-359-1462 or visit www.historysmc.org, Peninsula Museum of Art, “Retrospective,” paintings by Frank Koci; “Abandoned,” paintings by Lydia Rae Black; and “Mediated Senses,” etchings and monoprints by Pantea Karimi, through Nov, 1, Sculpture and Drawings by Richard Deutsch, Oct, 26 through Jan, 4, 2015; reception 1-4 p.m, Oct, 26, Peninsula Museum of Art, amigurumi ballerina with flowers and ballet pumps pdf crochet pattern 1777 California Drive, Burlingame, 11 a.m, to 5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays, Free admission, 650-692-2101 or www.peninsulamuseum.org..
The speaker at the event will be Maria Testa. The author of the children’s book “Something about America,” Testa has explored immigration in contemporary America. Anchored in Portland, Maine which is a major “refugee city” of the United States, Testa is involved in various programs to bring ethnic groups together. She will talk about the challenges and obstacles that come from trying to bond diverse cultures. Indian Business and Professional Women will also have a panel discussion on “The Book of Unknown Americans,” by Christina Henriquez.