“Lewis shares insights from the second installment of his three-part graphic autobiography, ‘March,'” notes event sponsor the Berkeley Public Library, which “chronicles (his) lifelong struggle — from an Alabama sharecropper’s farm to a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington to the halls of Congress — for civil rights and justice.”. The appearance, made possible by a gift from the Pace Trust, is being held in support of the library’s North Branch. A book-signing will be held at the conclusion of the talk.
Tickets are $20 per concert and include drinks and snacks, The Ainsley House will be open for guests to explore, Proceeds from each concert will go to the museum foundation, which works to maintain and preserve ballet shoes, wood ballet handmade cutting, hand cut wooden shoes, standing ballerina shoes, love ballet, wood ballerina pointe, historical artifacts, supports museum programs and provides scholarships to schools for field trips to the museum and house, “This really opens us up to bring in more people to the museum or the Ainsley House who have never visited,” Perkins said of the series, “Events like these offer a way to expose people to the museum and have them come back to our future events.”..
Never one to shy away from a challenge, Taylor turned their experience into a musical, one in which Taylor performs all 32 characters and 10 songs. “I was inspired to write the musical when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down California Proposition 8 and The Defense of Marriage Act in June 2013,” explains Taylor. “Many in the country don’t understand why same-sex couples need the protection of marriage. When John was ill, we found a system that didn’t put any value on our 15-year relationship.”.
Sing with Mission Valley Chorus: Are ballet shoes, wood ballet handmade cutting, hand cut wooden shoes, standing ballerina shoes, love ballet, wood ballerina pointe, you a woman who loves to sing? The Mission Valley Chorus invites you sing with the group any Tuesday, 7:15-10 p.m., at Nordahl Hall, 580 W, Parr Ave., Los Gatos, missionvalley.org, Sons in Retirement: Retired men’s luncheon club features fellowship and guest speakers, Meets the third Tuesday of the month, Elks Lodge, 444 Alma St., San Jose, For more information, contact Jerry Caldwell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-440-1346, Square Dance Class: The Committee to Promote Square Dancing hosts classes for singles and couples, Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m, Camden Community Center, 3369 Union Ave., San Jose, First three nights free, $5/class thereafter, Call Jackie at 408-663-1477, c-p-s-d.org..
FESTIVAL DEL NOPAL: Mexican and Latin delicacies, dances, music and cultural activities. Noon-6 p.m. July 27; 176 Lincoln St., Santa Cruz; free admission; www.festivaldelnopal.com. GILROY GARLIC FESTIVAL: Garlic-themed cooking demonstrations and contests, food, wine and beer vendors, arts and crafts, live entertainment on three stages, kids’ activities. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 24-26; Christmas Hill Park, Miller Avenue and Santa Teresa Boulevard, Gilroy; $10-$20 (free for kids 5 and younger); 408-842-1625, www.gilroygarlicfestival.com.
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