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CASTRO VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

(Tickets at Center Box Office, 19501 Redwood Road Thursdays and Fridays 3-5 p.m. 889-8961; at CV Adult School, Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, at 4430 Alma Ave., 886-1000; or online at: cv.k12.ca.us/cfa.)

 


“Die Fledermaus” at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 29. Ring in the New Year with Johann Strauss’s comedic operetta, filled with practical jokes, secret rendezvous and familiar, sparkling tunes, a production of the Musical Arts Department at Notre Dame de Namur University presented by the Castro Valley Arts Foundation. Don’t miss this hilarious romp of mistaken identity with a happy ending for all — a great way to close out 2012 and greet 2013! For tickets ($17-33), see above. Students with valid ID can get tickets free at the box office.

Man in Black,” James Garner and band honor the life and music of the legendary Johnny Cash and his Tennessee Three on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., presented by the Castro Valley Arts Foundation. Garner delivers Cash’s iconic sound, historical accounts and personal anecdotes about America’s most beloved singer-storyteller.  Enjoy this fun, toe-tapping trip down memory lane. For tickets ($17-$29, includes $2 service fee) see above.

 

 

THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

“Gruesome Playground Injuries,” by Rajiv Joseph, the first in Douglas Morrison Theatre’s Bare Bones new season of edgier pieces by contemporary writers, will be presented in a staged reading at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at the theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward. The program is directed by Dawn Monique Williams and is appropriate for ages 14 and up. For tickets ($10 open seating) call 510-881-6777 or visit www.dmtonline.org.

 

 

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

“Holidays in the Holyland,” a display created by Castro Valley residents Sahar Kordahi, Ruth Hartman and their friends, featuring sacred artifacts, books and photographs relevant to life and holiday celebrations in the Holy Land, is on display through December at the Castro Valley Library. After the tragedy of 9/11, the women joined with other community members to form a group called The Castro Valley Citizens for Middle East Awareness. Judaism, Islam and Christianity are represented.

Castro Valley Artists’ Exhibit featuring the works of Ellen Bailey and Barbara Berner, is being presented at the Aitken Community Center, 17800 Redwood Road in Castro Valley through Feb. 12.

“En Plein Air,” an exhibit of oils by Attila Cziglenyi depicting scenes from his travels will be on display through Jan. 14 at the Castro Valley Library, 3600 Norbridge Ave.

John O’Lague Galleria, in Hayward’s City Hall at 777 B St., presents “Ten Women’s Perspectives” by Watercolor Connections – the works of Annie Boddum, Bonnie Crosse, Sheila Fimreite, Dawn Hyde, Dorothy Lyons, Grace Yun, Jan Matsuoka, Molly McKenzie, Sally Lampi and Nan Soldahl, through Feb. 1.

 


 

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