Mah Jongg Tournament: Join mavens and newbies for a two-tiered American Mah Jongg tournament. Cash prizes for both tiers of play. Dec. 12, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $54 includes all games and lunch. APJCC Auditorium of the Levy Family Campus, 14855 Oka Road, Los Gatos. RSVP required by Dec. 1 to 408.357.7501 or Arielle@jvalley.org. When RSVPing, guests should indicate their level of play. Santa Home Visits: Visit with Santa in your own home with this program sponsored by LGS Recreation. He will visit with up to 6 children per 15-minute visit. Pre-registration required. Evening times available Dec. 17-23. Call 408.354.8700 before Dec. 17 to register.
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For more information, go to www.art4antioch.org, or contact Diane Gibson-Gray at the Arts & Cultural Foundation, 925-325-9897, or email Diane@art4antioch.org. ‘An East County Christmas’ is Dec. 8. ANTIOCH — The Summerset Singers, an East County senior chorus, performs “An East County Christmas” that will include Christmas music favorites from Handel to The New Christy Minstrels, Hayden to Cohen, and an original composition from Nancy Bachmann. Various East County musicians from the Delta Strummers and the Summerset Big Band, will also accompany the Summerset Singers.
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What makes Mariza’s music so potent, beyond her astonishing voice, is that she draws her musical influences directly from her family’s roots. Born in Mozambique when the southeast African nation was part of Portugal’s fading and tattered empire, she moved to Lisbon’s historic Alfama district as a child, absorbing a love of fado from her father and pride in her African heritage from her mother. “My mom was African and Portuguese and my great grandmother was from Goa,” says Mariza, 42, referring to the small Indian state that ended 450 years as a Portuguese colonial outpost in 1961. “She tried to show me a little bit of Africa so I don’t forget that part. I was listening to music from the Antilles, Bonga from Angola, Wazimbo from Mozambique, as well as Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, Elis Regina.”.