“The message that there will only be peace on earth when the religions of the world can get along seems to be resonating,” said Walter Ruehlig, event coordinator. The event will run Friday to Sunday, culminating with the headlining Interfaith Youth Peace Concert at Antioch’s Seventh-day Adventist Sanctuary. Hosted by the Antioch-based Interfaith Peace Project in honor of the U.N.-sponsored International Day of Peace, the concert will feature East County Idol winners, Deer Valley High’s Divine Voices, Antioch Church Family, Sikh Community, Sufism Reoriented, LDS Stake Youth Choir and the Hilltop Christian School hand bell ensemble and choir.
The season’s music events include appearances by Max Richter with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble, the Tallis Scholars, So Percussion, the Bay Area premiere of Orlando di Lasso’s “Tears of Saint Peter” in a new staging by Peter Sellars performed by the Los Angeles Master Chorale, and recitals by violinist Nicola Benedetti, pianist Shai Wosner, mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and cellist Alisa Weilerstein, In addition to Morris’ “Pepperland,” the dance season includes appearances by Compagnie Käfig, Pavel Zuštiak and Palissimo, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Akram Khan and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Theater events include Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People, performed by Berlin’s dance/ ballet print - 'adrianna' Schaubühne Theater; and “17c,” Annie B-Parson’s take on the diaries of Samuel Pepys..
Journey & Steve Miller Band. With Tower of Power. 5 p.m. July 26. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $39.50- $151. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. Santana. 7 p.m. July 27. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $31.50-$156. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. Arcade Fire. 6 p.m. July 30. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $30.50-$70.50. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000. Dierks Bentley. With Chris Young, Chase Rice and Jon Pardi. 5:30 p.m. July 31. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $29.25-$54. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
Alden’s machinations are hilarious, The director plays the characters like chess pieces, moving them through episodes of love and rage, agony and rapturous bliss, Faces are slapped; undergarments are thrown, The lovers smoke, fortify themselves with cocktails and suffer, The plot finally turns when Arsace challenges the disguised Rosmira to a bare-chested duel, “Partenope” is a comedy, but there’s a deep feeling of longing and pathos underlying the laughs, If the lovelorn characters are trapped in absurdities of their own making, the range of emotion expressed in Handel’s score is affectingly dance/ ballet print - 'adrianna' real, At Wednesday’s opening, the singers mined it for every nuance..
On one hand, it offered a chance to spend more time in the world of a revered drama, and in the company of one of its most colorful characters. On the other, you had to wonder: Could Saul — a slimy lawyer previously presented in only humorous bite-sized doses — carry an entire series?. And then there’s the tricky high-wire act involved in any TV spinoff: Nail it, and you get something along the lines of “Frasier.” Stumble — as so many have — and you’ve got “The Lone Gunmen” or, yikes, “Joanie Loves Chachi.”.