An image from Needles to Thread: Dancing Along These Lines in Continuum Alley, being premiered this weekend and next by Jo Kreiter s Flyaway Productions and YBCA. (Photo courtesy of Flyaway Productions). Providing an elevated perspective on urban poverty, choreographer and aerial-site artist Jo Kreiter s Flyaway Productions and YBCA present the world premiere of Needles to Thread: Dancing Along These Lines in Continuum Alley, a dance production exploring stories of San Francisco garment workers — with the performers suspended between two buildings in a Tenderloin alley. It s the third part of an aerial trilogy on the lives of Bay Area people coping with poverty. 8 and 9 p.m. Oct. 1-3 and 8-10; Dale Place at 255 Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco. Free; www.flyawayproductions.com.— Andrew Gilbert, Correspondent.
Carpenter admits he was a ballet flats rubbing back of ankle little blasé last time around (this is his seventh “Carol” at ACT) so he’s trying to take Dickens to a darker place this year, Northside Theatre is also doing “Carol” with a twist, a female Scrooge named Ebeneeda, Some orchestras take the do-it-yourself approach with “Singalong Messiah.”, But some believe the appeal of the productions goes deeper than mere nostalgia and that classics such as “Carol,” with its indictment of capitalism run amok, have much to say about the world today..
Conference registration fee is $175, $100 for students and $75 for Saturday (Oct. 18) only. Important note: all keynote presentations are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Bulman at 925-631-8321 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the conference webpage at stmarys-ca.edu/teachers-teaching-and-the-media. There will be pumpkin painting and jumpy houses for the kids. A $5 donation per adult is requested; the event is free for those younger than 21. Parking and a free shuttle from Donald Rheem School to the Hacienda will be available.
The Oakland fire has many cities on edge, In Emeryville, officials pre-emptively shut down a music show and fundraiser for the victims of the Ghost Ship tragedy scheduled last Wednesday at Midsummer Studios, a private film production studio, said co-founder Colin Shane Hakes, He said they were able to quickly move the show to the Starline Social Club in Oakland just hours before the event but were told they couldn’t host any other public events until they secure the requisite permits, In Richmond, city officials pledged to crack down on the punk rock venue, Burnt Ramen, which hosts live bands, It also told Bridge Storage and Art Space — a unique hybrid of storage units, art ballet flats rubbing back of ankle studios and music rehearsal spaces, which sometimes hosts parties and shows — that the artists and musicians could no longer use the units to practice and work..
The 1967 case focused on 17-year-old Mildred Jeter, who was black, and her childhood sweetheart, 23-year-old Richard Loving, who was white. The couple challenged Virginia’s laws banning marriage between blacks and whites. “Too few people know about this,” said Wang, who organized the grassroots event largely on his own over the past year with the help of a few volunteers. “My hope is to educate and share the beauty of diversity, multiculturalism. Everybody has a story, everybody has a perspective and it’s valid.”.