Walnut Creek. Wind Symphony to perform music of French composers. The Contra Costa Wind Symphony will presents an evening of music by French composers and other composers’ impressions of everything French during a March 8 concert at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek. Join Maestro Duane Carroll, Assistant Conductor Ben Loomer and the Contra Costa Wind Symphony for an evening of creative arrangements of familiar melodies by French composers Debussy, Ravel, Dukas, and Offenbach. Also featured will be new compositions by today’s leading composers offering their musical impressions of France.
• • • • •, Winchester Orchestra and West Valley Choir, “Holiday womens wool knitted slippers, home shoes, brown chunky slippers, real or faux fur pink pom poms, non-slip, gift wrap, ballet fla Concert,” Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 81 N, Second St., San Jose, Winchester Orchestra, joined by the West Valley Choir, presents holiday music composed by Holst, Mollicone, Grieg and Bernstein, 7:30 p.m, Also 3 p.m, Dec, 6 at West Valley College Theater, 14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga, $10-$20, winchesterorchestra.com or 408.866.5302, • • • • •, Ceramics Show and Sale, San Jose City College, Room A118, 2100 Moorpark Ave., San Jose, Ceramics students are hosting a Holiday Open House and Ceramics Sale featuring handcrafted porcelain and stoneware, some functional, some decorative, Hundreds of items will be available, Proceeds will benefit the college arts program, From noon to 6 p.m, Free..
“It’s hard to get girls into a science, technology, engineering and math program, let alone keep them in a program for four weeks, if they’re going to be bored to tears, and we don’t want that,” she said. Whitley, an economics graduate student at Cal State, also attached a few lessons to activities she helped plan. “I think it’s great to have an idea for a project, but every project has a cost, and if you don’t factor it in by thinking about the costs and benefits and analyzing those, you may not be as successful as you could’ve been — those include costs to the environment, cost of resources, cost of products, or understanding what you’re giving up when you invest in certain projects,” she said.
In the winter of 1944, despite the Pacific War turning decisively in favor of the Allies, the Bay Area was being invaded, Quietly and without much fanfare, an army from the womens wool knitted slippers, home shoes, brown chunky slippers, real or faux fur pink pom poms, non-slip, gift wrap, ballet fla East established a beachhead that Christmas, and life has never been quite the same since, I’m referring of course to “The Nutcracker,” which made its North American premiere as an evening-length ballet at the War Memorial Opera House 73 years ago, The production was an immediate sensation, and Nutcrackers large and small have been marching across the country ever since..
Pacific Art League of Palo Alto. “Science, Technology & the Future of Art,” juried exhibition featuring new media and digital art, installation, photography and traditional mediums. “Joyful Vision,” solo exhibition by mixed media artist Rosine Ferber. Nov. 7 through Nov. 28. Opening reception 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 7. Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, 668 Ramona St., Palo Alto. Free. 650-321-3891 or www.pacificartleague.org. Peninsula Museum of Art. Sculpture and Drawings by Richard Deutsch, through Jan. 4. Peninsula Museum of Art, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays. Free admission. 650-692-2101 or www.peninsulamuseum.org.