To date, WHOA! has donated more than $100,000 to myriad community projects that benefit all ages. For rider entries, fees, and more details, go to www.whoa94062.org. A traditional German Oktoberfest tent setting (including more than 1,100 feet of “family-style” bench seating), music, dancing, contests, cold beer and other beverages, German food, and more will add to the day’s merriment. The extravaganza also offers live entertainment with AlpinersUSA — the Bay Area’s premiere Oktoberfest show and dance band — at two different seating times: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., stein holding, a yodeling contest, skits with hand gestures to select songs, variations of the “international” chicken dance.
Artists making their Symphony debuts include conductors Jakub Hrusa and Edward Gardner, pianist Behzod Abduraimov, and cellist Sol Gabetta, Among a long roster of returning artists are ivory ballet flats, pink ballet shoes, lace bridal shoes, wedding flats, bridal shoes, lace flats, ivory bridal ballet slippers conductors Pablo Heras-Casado, Susanna Mälkki, David Robertson and Osmo Vänskä; Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov, who joins the Symphony in a season-long residency, and violinist Gil Shaham, the featured soloist in the Symphony’s West Coast tour next March, Visiting orchestras include the Israel Philharmonic, the Bach Collegium Japan, the Royal Philharmonic and the Academy of St, Martin in the Fields..
The question inspired program administrators to exhibit some of the pieces. Over the last 7 years, there have been six inmate art shows at places like the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice, the Santa Clara Government Center, Valley Medical Center, and the San Jose Quilt and Textile Museum. Inmates not only create their own art, but also get the chance to see how it’s put on display for the public. During the mounting process, still images or video is shared with the inmates so they can see their art within the venues. At a previous exhibit at the Hall of Justice, the video shared with the inmates brought them to tears, said organizers of the program.
Aragon High School Performing Arts, “Chicago.” Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse with music by John Kander and lyrics by Ebb, 7 p.m, Nov, 21-23; 2 p.m, Nov, 24, Aragon High School Theater, 900 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo, $10-$15 advance, $10-$17 at the door; preview $8 at the door only, www.aragondrama.com, Dragon Theatre, “November.” By David Mamet, Nov, 22-Dec, 15, Directed by ivory ballet flats, pink ballet shoes, lace bridal shoes, wedding flats, bridal shoes, lace flats, ivory bridal ballet slippers 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..
Saxes for the Season: Traditional & Jazz Holiday Classics, Tateuchi Hall at Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. Discover a new dimension in holiday classics in traditional and jazz styles, featuring a saxophone quartet. 7 p.m. Free. www.arts4all.org. “The Duke Ellington Nutcracker Suite,” Tabard Theatre on San Pedro Square, 29 N. San Pedro St., San Jose. Feel the beat and bop along to Duke Ellington and Nineteen, San Jose’s premier jazz ensemble. Experience Ellington’s big band twist on Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker in addition to a delicious appetizer of classic Ellington hits. Through Dec. 15. Various times. $36-$12 at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/475326 or 800.838.3006.