Details: 7 p.m.; $35-$55; paloaltojcc.org. 9 ChoreoProject Awards: This event hosted by sjDANCEco since 2005 has choreographers and dancers from around the Bay Area perform new works and compete for prizes. It’s open to the public and a good opportunity to see what some of the area’s most talented dance makers are up to. Details: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-18, San Jose State’s dance theater, San Jose; $18-30; 408-520-9854, www.sjdanceco.org. 10 “Lavender Country”: Post:Ballet’s latest work, created by artistic director Robert Dekkers and resident choreographer Vanessa Thiessen, is inspired by the 1973 self-titled record album widely credited as being the first gay-themed album in country music history. The band, led by Patrick Haggerty, will be on hand to perform as the “Lavender” plays this weekend at Z Space performance complex.
The Salsa Festival is a free admission community celebration sponsored by Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Chavez SuperMarket, Rockin’ Jump and State Farm are supporting sponsors, and Redwood City Parks & Arts Foundation is a community partner, The event — wheelchair accessible — will offer multiple stages of music featuring a variety of music including salsa, Latin jazz and reggae; dancing; and entertainment, The salsa tasting competition dance ballet slippers - svg file, dxf file, cricut file, cameo file, silhouette file between noon to 5 p.m.; kids’ play area; local restaurant fare; beverages; food; microbrew and tequila tastings; city and community booths; hands-on free art projects, and more will provide plenty of fun for all ages..
Q Thank you very much for publishing the reader’s input on the Pink License Plate campaign. As one who lost his mother to breast cancer in 2004 after an eight-year fight and who has walked thousands of miles in breast cancer fundraisers since 2008, I was thrilled to hear about this campaign at an recent Oakland A’s Breast Cancer Awareness Game and have placed my order for a plate.This is a tremendous opportunity for those affected by breast cancer to join together in a special way, demonstrating their unity and focus to end breast cancer and support those dealing with it.James HillmannSan JoseA Yes, indeed.
Next up: dinner, Speckled with restaurants and bars, Reno’s Riverwalk is a great place for a stroll, even when the weather is cold, Head for Campo for inventive farm-to-table Italian fare — handmade pastas, wood-fired pizzas and more, The menu evolves with the seasons, but when we visited, our favorites included a sensational bucatini carbonara ($19) with pancetta and sugar-snap peas and a BLT and avocado pizza ($19), Details: Open from 7 a.m, to 9 p.m, daily, and until 10 p.m, Friday-Saturday at 50 N, Sierra dance ballet slippers - svg file, dxf file, cricut file, cameo file, silhouette file St., CampoReno.com..
They’ll slay you: The Kills are one of the better indie-rock outfits of the last 15 years, having delivered such solid albums as 2008’s “Midnight Boom” and 2011’s “Blood Pressures.” The band, which features mesmerizing vocalist Alison Mosshart and talented guitarist Jamie Hince, is touring behind its fifth studio effort, “Ash & Ice,” and lands at Oakland’s Fox Theater on March 22. Dream Wife is also on the bill. Details: 8 p.m.; Fox Theater, Oakland; $37.50; www.ticketmaster.com.— Jim Harrington, Staff.