Lee Holt, recent work. March 17-May 1. Artist reception 5-7 p.m. Friday March 18. 1870 Art Gallery,1870 Ralston Ave., Belmont. 650-595-9679. “Bay Meadows: The Race is Over.” Photographic art by Raul Alvarez of the last days of Bay Meadows Racetrack, the longest continually open equine racetrack in California. Through April 30. Grand Rotunda Gallery, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. 650-299-0104 or www.historysmc.org. Patrick Dougherty: A site-specific installation. Through Jan. 30, 2012. Also, The Nature of Entanglements, photographs of Patrick Dougherty’s site specific installations, through March 31. Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto. www.cityofpaloalto.org/artcenter or 650-329-2366.
“One of the goals is for me to fade out of being in charge of the group, so the kids can take over,” ballet slippers, blue shoes, miniature, collectible, embroidered flowers, bow, ballerina, ballet, vintage ceramic, vintage colle Sanchez said, Already the results of the Social Club are palpable, Before the Social Club, these students would not have said “hi” to each other, Now they do, They see each other at baseball games and hang out, Friendships are definitely forming, At the school’s recent winter dance, the special ed students and the mainstream students all hit the dance floor together..
The problem here is Clooney’s magical belief in the art object, as if its value inheres in the physical object itself, not our relation to it. Hitler loved art, but it was the purposes to which he put art that distinguishes his love of art from, say, the way people of faith revere the Ghent altar piece. Art has been used in the service of barbarity and civilization alike, it has bolstered the cause of separatists and nationalists, democrats and authoritarians, religious zealots and ecumenical pluralists, anarchists, pacifists, communists, fascists and Hollywood producers.
For a typical society charity gala, wealthy sponsors donate money or goods, people buy expensive tickets to attend and maybe also spring for auction items, then at the end of the day the costs of feeding and entertaining everyone are deducted and what’s left over goes to the feted organization, The Menlo Charity Horse Show, which begins its 45th annual event on Monday, is in its own world, in terms of the amount of money needed to make it happen, A horse capable ballet slippers, blue shoes, miniature, collectible, embroidered flowers, bow, ballerina, ballet, vintage ceramic, vintage colle of being trained for the sort of events that happen at this show — hunter competitions, jumping contests and more — might cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, And that doesn’t count the expenses for boarding the horses, paying the riders and transporting a horse, say from Kentucky to California..
Ragazzi Boys Chorus: Holiday show “A Cheerful Noise” features works by Mozart, Purcell, Handel and Halley; 5 p.m. Dec. 7; First Congregational Church, Palo Alto; 4 p.m. Dec. 8; Old First Church, San Francisco; 4 p.m. Dec. 15; Cunningham Memorial Chapel, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont; $10-$30; at www.ragazzi.org. Chanticleer: The acclaimed male vocal group’s annual holiday show, “A Chanticleer Christmas,” is a blend of traditional carols, Renaissance songs, Rachmaninoff, a world premiere work by composer Steven Sametz, a medley of African-American spirituals, and more; performances Dec. 11-23 at various Bay Area venues; $28-$65; www.chanticleer.org.