A lion dance, performed by the Rising Phoenix Dancers outside the museum in City View Plaza, was the high point of the day for most of the kids. The Vietnamese-American performers put on an acrobatic show, playing drums and cavorting in a ferociously feline way meant to scare away evil spirits. At the conclusion of the dance, donations were made directly into the lion’s mouth. There were do-it-yourself art projects geared toward children, but many parents found themselves embroiled in the brushwork, and making shadow puppets.
One of the best parts of the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame beige slippers, womens slippers, non slip slippers, chunky slippers, wedding ballet flats, bow slippers, home shoes, comfy slipp is how the event often puts a spotlight on people whose lives helped make up the fabric of the valley but whose stories are in danger of being lost for future generations, Jack Roddy, one of five people inducted to the hall Thursday night at SAP Center, is one such story, A graduate of Lick High School, Roddy was a rodeo star and steer wrestling champion in the 1960s and ’70s and won championships at the National Finals Rodeos in 1966 and ’68, Now 80, Roddy’s dark hair has gone white, but he still cuts a towering figure topped with a white cowboy hat, (The number of people in the audience wearing cowboy hats and boots — all Roddy fans and friends — was surely a record for the event.)..
BACH BIRTHDAY BASH: Johann Sebastian Bach’s birthday was March 21. The Junior Bach Festival celebrates every year with a series of concerts featuring talented young musicians. An upcoming concert at Old First Church in San Francisco includes Bach works for piano, violin, cello, guitar, voice and even a marimba quartet. Details: 4 p.m. Sunday, , 1751 Sacramento St., San Francisco; $5-$20; 415-474-1608, www.oldfirstconcerts.org. For Junior Bach concerts at other venues, go to www.juniorbach.org.
Details: 2 p.m, Oct, 13; Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek; $12-$28; 925-943-7469, www.diablosymphony.org, Excerpts from the program will be performed at a free concert at 3 p.m, Oct, 12 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette, beige slippers, womens slippers, non slip slippers, chunky slippers, wedding ballet flats, bow slippers, home shoes, comfy slipp 7 DANCE THEATRE OF SAN FRANCISCO: Into the Bay Area’s busy dance scene comes San Francisco Opera dancer Annabelle Henry’s new company, aiming to spotlight new works by a wide variety of choreographers, True to form, DTSF’s debut program this weekend features world premieres by choreographers Erik Wagner (San Francisco Ballet), Sandrine Cassini (Paris Opera Ballet and Zurich Ballet), Lesa Dusich (Reno Dance Company) and Marcos Vedoveto (Zhukov Dance Theatre)..
A country singer with a personal connection to the horrific Las Vegas shooting, the Bay Area’s massive literary festival and a feminist ballet performed in the air top my Weekend Top 10 list. 1 Lee Brice: While many country stars stoke their fans with songs about beer, parties and hook-ups, Brice often focuses his songs, including the recent hit “Boy” or the classic “I Drive Your Truck” on such themes as faith, family, patriotism and tradition. Brice has been in the news this week because he performed on the first day of the three-day Route 91 Country Music Festival in Las Vegas, which ended two days later in unspeakable tragedy. Brice comes to San Jose’s City National Civic on Oct. 6.
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