Jorma Elo’s “Glow-Stop,” Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s “Prism” and Ohad Naharin’s “Minus 16” round out the trio of dances handpicked by artistic director José Manuel Carreño. Tickets are available by calling 408.288.2800 or visiting siliconvalleyballet.org. Designed for families with young children, the program is made up of short acts from well-known fairy tales. The audience is welcome to join in on fairytale excitement by dressing as princes and princesses for a meet and greet with the ballet company, starting at 6:15 p.m.
To learn more and to RSVP, call Robert Litwin at 415-912-9397 or Dan Evenhouse at 650-615-6019, Past barbecue events ballet slippers child have been paid for by American Legion Post 105 in Redwood City, This event is being sponsored by a variety of veterans’ service organizations including AMVETs Redwood City Post 53, American Legion San Bruno Post 409, and Vet to Vet, San Bruno VA clinic is provided access to the parking space and other general support, Veterans and others interested may contact the non-VA organizations directly if they wish to donate to defray the cost of the event or provide assistance by contacting Leo McArdle at AMVETs 650-303-2725, Joe Munoz at American Legion Post 409 at 650-583-4286, or John Baumhackl at Vet to Vet 650-296-4938..
Hope Mohr Dance: Presents “Radical Movement: Gender and Politics in Performance”; Nov. 3-12; CounterPulse and Joe Goode Annex, San Francisco; $20-$35; www.counterpulse.org. Diablo Ballet: Presents “A Swingin’ Holiday and More”; Nov. 10-12; Del Valle Theatre, Walnut Creek; 925-943-7469, diabloballet.org. Tango Buenos Aires: Presents “The Spirit of Argentina”; 7 p.m. Nov.11; Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley; $30-$68; 510-642-9988, calperformances.org. Festival of South African Dance: 8 p.m. Nov. 12; Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley; $30-$68; 510-642-9988, calperformances.org.
This year’s event features a strong multicultural theme, which will be reflected in live music performances at the community ballet slippers child center’s amphitheater, Visitors will be able to enjoy performers including guitarist Kenya Baker; Ballet Folklorico Mexicano; Jiten Daiko, a Japanese Taiko drumming ensemble; and Los Cochinos Latin rock band, The weekend also will feature children’s tables full of hands-on art projects, along with plenty of chalk to create sidewalk masterpieces, Food provided by the Food Truck Mafia will be available for sale along with beer and wine..
Classes Mondays and Wednesdays,1-3 p.m., Senior Center, 540 Crespi Drive. Cost $1 for SIA Senior Members and $2 for non-SIA members. Beginners, see instructor, Erika, before you purchase any knitting needles or yarn. First project will be a scarf. Lunch at Pacifica Baptist Church, Monday at noon, 2070 Francisco Blvd. Cost is donation only. Meets Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pacifica Community Center at 540 Crespi Drive. Beginners start with a simple project and can easily learn the art of sun catchers in this wonderful and creative class.