Mother’s Day Recital. Harp students of Marjorie Chauvel. 2:30 p.m. May 12. Campbell Recital Hall, Stanford. Free. http://music.stanford.edu/Events/calendar.html. Darien French-Owen and Pavitra Rengarajan. Flute recital. 8 p.m. May 12. Campbell Recital Hall, Stanford. Free. http://music.stanford.edu/Events/calendar.html. Ragazzi Continuo. An English Renaissance. 4 p.m. May 12, Christ Church Parish, 770 N. El Camino Real, San Mateo. 7 p.m. May 18, Bethany United Methodist Church 1270 Sanchez St., San Francisco. 4 p.m. May 19, All Saints Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley St., Palo Alto. $15-$18 advance, $17-$20 at the door. www.RagazziContinuo.org or 650-342-8785.
Details: All performances 7:30 dance bag,personalized monogrammed dance bag,ballet bag, personalized ballet bag, girl dance bag p.m.; $30-$105; www.sfjazz.org, 2 Last call for Nina Katchadourian: The Brooklyn- and Berlin-based artist, who grew up in Stanford, is revered for creating stunning, thought-provoking and often playful sculptures, paintings, multimedia works and other forms of art out of seemingly mundane sources, The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University is hosting a wide-ranging exhibit of her work, titled “Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser,” but this weekend is your last chance to catch it..
The nonprofit’s artistic director and co-founder, Tony Kienitz, says, “There are so many theater companies. Every town has its theater company. There’s plenty of opportunities for the kids … everyone gets taken in and you have all variety of talents. And it’s nice, it builds community. But we always felt like the kids that are really great always had to carry more weight. So we decided to create a place where they get to perform with people who are all at about the same skill level they are and work at an advanced level.
• The annual Cubberley Community Day will take place Saturday . Cubberley Artist Studios Program participants will open their studios to the public for various art activities.There will be performances, activities for kids, demonstrations, art exhibits, food and information about programs and volunteer opportunities provided by the community center’s diverse tenants, An “interactive art project and open conversation” also will be held with the public, titled “Strength in Diversity — and What’s with the Hijab?” dance bag,personalized monogrammed dance bag,ballet bag, personalized ballet bag, girl dance bag that is facilitated by Rasha El Sayed, Lubna Shaikh and CASP artist Melissa Wyman. The event is from 11 a.m, to 1 p.m, at 4000 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto..
The town paid for a new stage that can accommodate large groups like Kent’s All Stars and the 11-member Prince tribute band, The Purple Ones, performing Aug. 7. “We hired them before Prince died,” Kent said. He added, “We’re having a great time. People genuinely appreciate what we’re doing; it’s part of the fabric of summer.”. Since Kent helped launch the Los Gatos Park Dance that’s held on Labor Day weekends at Oak Meadow Park, that event is now part of the Music in the Park season.