Kiwanis Meeting. Alameda Kiwanis’ weekly meeting includes the Alameda Police Department presenting information about their canine unit. Noon. Jan. 28. Elks Lodge, 2255 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda. www.alamedakiwanis.org. Alameda Point Open House. Alameda Point Site A development team Alameda Point Partners will discuss ideas and drawings of the exciting first step in transforming a 68-acre parcel into a mixed use neighborhood. Drinks and snacks provided. 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 29. Callahan Piano, Alameda Point Studios, 1800 Ferry Point, Alameda Point. Free. alamedaca.gov/alameda-point.
The program opened with Adams’ “The Chairman Dances.” Cabrera has worked closely with Adams, most recently as a staff conductor during the San Francisco Opera’s premiere of Adams’ “Doctor Atomic,” and he clearly holds the composer’s works in high regard, Sunday, he approached this piece, composed while Adams was writing the opera “Nixon in China” (and subtitled “Foxtrot for Orchestra”), with obvious gusto, Short in duration and wonderfully dense in orchestral textures, it is quintessential Adams — brisk, propulsive and mesmerizing, Conducted well, it ballet shoes rubber stamp creates an enormous sound, which unites the orchestra as a single pulsing entity, Cabrera conducted it very well, and the orchestra seemed energized from the get-go..
Sunnyvale Community Players. “Zombie Prom.” Through Nov. 24. Music by Dana P. Rowe, book and lyrics by John Dempsey. Based on a story by Dempsey and Hugh Murphy. “Content appropriate for all ages.” Sunnyvale Theater, 550 E. Remington Ave., Sunnyvale. $24-$27. 408-733-6611 or www.sunnyvaleplayers.org. Dragon Theatre. “November.” By David Mamet. Nov. 22-Dec. 15. Directed by Troy Johnson. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway Street, Redwood City. $15-$35. (Pay-what-you-can preview on Nov. 21; $10 rush tickets on Thursdays and Fridays after opening week). http://dragonproductions.net/activities/2013season/november.html.
The ballet shoes rubber stamp evening will include a barbecue chicken dinner, followed by songs, dances, ukuleles, hula and more for $12 adults and $6 ages 6 and under, Details: 510-524-9122, www.albanyca.org, To register, find and contact your area coordinator on the CERT webpage at el-cerrito.org, The opening on the library panel is the seat representing Vice Mayor Michael Barnes, The board advises the City Council on matters related to the Albany branch and meets at 7 p.m, on the third Tuesday of every other odd month..
In 1996 she won critical acclaim in the title role of Albert Brooks’ movie “Mother.” Reynolds and her daughter were featured together in the HBO documentary “Bright Lights,” scheduled for release in 2017. Mary Frances Reynolds spent the first eight years of her life in Depression-era poverty in El Paso, Texas, where she was born on April 1, 1932. Her father, a carpenter for the Southern Pacific Railroad, was transferred to California and the family settled in Burbank, near Warner Bros. studio.