In July, a group of quinceañeras organized by Jolt Texas took to the steps of the Texas State Capitol in Austin to protest the state’s sanctuary city ban. Wearing brightly colored ball gowns, glittering tiaras atop their heads and sashes proclaiming “NO SB4,” the young women spoke out against the bill, which would allow Texas law enforcement officers to request proof of legal residency during any detention including traffic and pedestrian stops, NPR reported. Margarita, the Hacienda Heights girl, said she never thought twice about having such a uniquely Mexican celebration even with the recent rise in anti-immigrant rhetoric.
“Sometimes I get to sleep before 1 a.m., but I’m really not getting much sleep, But I do have a little bit of life outside the studio,” she says, The studio dancers have become her second family; she spends more time with them than she spends with her own designer dance shirts. ballet shirts. leotard coverups. dancewear. black long sleeve soft flowy off shoulder top. family, she says, Her mom is also involved; Ginna Labosky spends her Saturdays at the studio working the front desk, The family-owned studio includes Leslie Fields, a former Oakland Ballet dancer, and her two daughters Taylor and Allison..
Two Gallants will celebrate the new release with three Bay Area shows. The duo performs Thursday at Leo’s in Oakland, Friday at The Chapel in San Francisco and Saturday at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Go to www.apeconcerts.com for details on all three concerts. The Dodos — vocalist-guitarist Meric Long and drummer Logan Kroeber — will showcase the new album on Wednesday at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Springtime Carnivore is also on the bill. Show time is 8 p.m., and tickets are $19; www.slimspresents.com.
The Gold Circle seats also provides, • Private entrance through Expo Café, • Early entry in the Hall; designer dance shirts. ballet shirts. leotard coverups. dancewear. black long sleeve soft flowy off shoulder top. doors open at 6:15 p.m, • Customized lanyard with Gold Circle credentials, • Easy access to a full bar and food, The fair will run from June 7-15 with new activities, entertainment and concerts each day, For tickets and more information, go to www.sanmateocountyfair.com, The free program entitled “Wartime Memories: Growing Up, Growing Away from Occupation” is hosted by the Menlo Park Library and sponsored by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library..
Society and the Brentwood Community Library. It is hosted by Kati Short, poet laureate. For more information, call 925-634-6655 or email Short at firstname.lastname@example.org. Antioch Historical Society Open House. ANTIOCH — The Antioch Historical Society will host an open house 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 15. The museum has been transformed into a magical Victorian holiday scene to be enjoyed by all. There will be tours, light refreshments and the highlight: a visit from Santa. Bring your cameras. The gift shop will be open for those last-minute stocking stuffers. Give a gift that keeps on giving as the proceeds help support the museum. For information, call 925- 757-1326, email AntiochHistoricalSociety@Comcast.net or go to www.art4antioch.org.