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San Jose Repertory Theatre
June 17, 2013
From conception to casting, San Jose Rep's free "Insight Nights" offer a rare glimpse into the building of a production. Join Artistic Director Rick Lombardo and other artists and local experts as they share insights into the themes and creative process of upcoming productions.
These lively and thought-provoking discussions are always entertaining, often full of surprises, and are free. It's guaranteed to be an insightful evening! Tonight's discussion focuses on "A Minister's Wife."
South Bay Musical Theatre
May 18-June 8, 2013
Funny Girl is the musical story of Fanny Brice, who rose from Vaudeville comedienne to the Ziegfeld Follies to radio and Hollywood film stardom, becoming one of the most celebrated entertainers of her time. From her humble beginnings in a New York Lower East Side back street, Fanny is star-struck and determined. You'll follow her tale through backstage drama and onstage spectacle as she wins audiences and hearts with her exuberant talent. When Fanny meets elegant, handsome gambler Nicky Arnstein, she can't believe he is interested in a girl like her. Fanny and Nicky embark on the romance of a lifetime in this sweeping, tuneful, and beloved story. Featuring hit songs like People and Don't Rain On My Parade, Funny Girl is a wonderfully warm, life-affirming journey that you're sure to love!
Symphony Silicon Valley
August 4, 2013
Come enjoy a summer evening filled with John Williams' unforgettable music from this legendary cinematic saga. May the Force be with you--and free ice cream, too!
This concert is part of the free Target Summer Pops series, sponsored by Target. Performances in this series are held on the grassy mall of San Jose State University. Plentiful parking is available nearby, and you can enter at 4th Street and W. San Carlos Street. You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch or supper and a beach chair.
May 25, 2013
The feast day will be filled with tastings, art, and performances. There will be a curated selection of over 35 of the best food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco. All plates will be $5 or less. Short rib tacos, nacho tacos, Vietnamese shrimp tacos, and even ice cream tacos is just a sample of the day's menu. Tacos in the competition will be voted on by attendees. Finalists will be judged by a celebrity panel and prizes will be awarded based on quality and presentation. The onsite Firehouse building will be converted into a VIP area with all you can eat tacos and an open bar.
While food is the main attraction, various entertainment options will be provided for the crowd. A music program entitled "Concert in the Park" will be provided with various live musical acts throughout the day. There will be a kids area near the stables with pinatas, balloon artists, and face painters. Luche Libre (Mexican-style masked wrestling) with full wrestling ring will also occur throughout the festival. A selection of approximately twenty art, jewelry, and clothing vendors and community partners will have a presence at the event. The taco festival will also play host to the second annual U.S. Air Accordion Championship competition.
Hiller Aviation Museum
May 27, 2013
Enter the amazing dome of a Starlab planetarium and see the glittering stars of the night sky projected overhead. Discover the brightest constellations visible each night and the stars used by pilots, sailors and others to navigate across vast and featureless oceans. These special star shows are approximately 30 minutes.
Children ages 5 and up are welcome with an accompanying adult at any presentation time. Children ages 3-5 may attend the 10:30am presentation, with one accompanying adult required for each child. Children age 2 and under are not recommended. Participants must craw through a short tunnel with reduced lighting to access the inside of the Starlab dome and remain seated throughout the 30-minute presentation.
Space for each presentation is limited, and a separate Starlab ticket is required for each participant in addition to Museum admission. Tickets may be purchased at the Museum Gift Shop on the day of the program.
Roaring Camp Railroad
May 25-May 27, 2013
Visit encampments of Union and Confederate solders and witness historic battles at one of the longest-running Civil War reenactments in the West. Be advised that occasional loud cannon and gunfire may be heard as part of the re-enactment activities during the day. It is not advisable to bring dogs to this event.
May 9-June 2, 2013
The romantic and achingly beautiful A Little Night Music deals with middle-aged lawyer Fredrik Egerman's search for love. His teenage trophy wife, Anne, refuses to have sex with him. As a result, Fredrik's eyes begin to wander as he searches for meaning and fulfillment elsewhere. Sophisticated, literate, and stylish, A Little Night Music is also disarmingly warm, funny, charming, and very human. It's well-constructed book features strong and memorable characters. The lilting, Ravel-inspired score includes the songs Remember and Everyday a Little Death and ends with the haunting Send in the Clowns.
June 22, 2013
The 18th annual Dancin' on the Avenue festival is here! Bust out the dancing shoes, call your friends and neighbors, and enjoy Downtown Willow Glen's annual street party. It features samples of Willow Glen's finest eateries, live music stages, dancing, activities for kids, and lots of happy feet!
May 26, 2013
Strike up some family fun at 300! Tommy Ten Pin invites you and your family to Kids' Fest. Each child will enjoy a free game and shoes, plus lots of other treats and family friendly activities from local businesses and 300 San Jose.
The Tech Museum
March 13-May 30, 2013
Venture across floating ice with a mother polar bear and her two cubs as they struggle to survive. Discover the extraordinary underwater world of the Arctic sea with beluga whales, Greenland sharks and walruses. Fly above a thundering herd of caribou making their way to their calving ground. A visually breathtaking story of life in the Arctic and the rapid changes occurring there.
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- A Minister's Wife... A Free Forum Discussing the Play - Insight Night at San Jose Repertory Theatre
- Funny Girl at Saratoga Civic Theater
- A Long Time Ago In a Galaxy Far, Far Away... - Target Summer Pops Festival at San Jose State University
- San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation at History Park
- Starlab Sky Show at Hiller Aviation Museum
- Civil War Battles and Encampment - Train Rides and Entertainment at Roaring Camp Railroad
- A Little Night Music at Hillbarn Theatre
- Dancin' on the Avenue - Willow Glen Festival
- Kids' Fest - Free Bowling
- To the Arctic - IMAX Film at The Tech Museum