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Variety of music on tap for LA concert series

The Los Altos Recreation Department’s Summertime Concert Series continues Thursday with classic rock ’n’ roll from the Best Intentions, performing at Hillview Soccer Field, 97 Hillview Ave.

Also on the schedule:

• July 19: Michael Jackson tribute band Foreverland, Grant Park, 1575 Holt Ave.

• July 26: Country music from the Bell Brothers, Hillview Soccer Field.

• Aug. 2: Children’s entertainer Oklin Bloodworth, Grant Park.

• Aug. 9: Journey tribute band Evolution, Hillview Soccer Field.

All concerts are scheduled 6:30-8 p.m.

For more information, visit www.losaltosrecreation.org.

Art galleries feature summer exhibitions

Local artist Kathy Sharpe’s solo exhibition, “New Paintings,” is scheduled through July 28 at Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos.

Sharpe’s artwork includes colorful florals, landscapes and still lifes. Inspired by nature, Sharpe is primarily an oil painter but also works with watercolors.

For more information, call 941-7969 or visit www.gallery9losaltos.com.

Viewpoints Gallery has scheduled “Salon 2012,” an exhibition by Susan Elwart Hall, through Aug. 4 at 315 State St., Los Altos.

Hall’s new works include portraiture, still lifes and figurative and plein-air landscapes. She specializes in murals, custom-designed wallpaper and plein-air paintings.

For more information, call 941-5789 or visit www.viewpointsgallery.com.

Members of the Santa Clara Arts Association continue to show their artwork through July at Main Street Cafe & Books, 134 Main St., Los Altos.

Ye Olde Towne Band plays Drexler work

Ye Olde Towne Band is scheduled to present the world premiere of “Since Yesterday,” composed by the late Max Drexler, at its monthly Summer Concert Series 1:30-3:30 p.m. July 29 in Shoup Park, 400 University Ave. The Los Altos band also will include popular Sousa-era music and show tunes in the concert.

Drexler is the father of Los Altos Hills resident Jerome Drexler, who recently discovered the ballad’s manuscript, handwritten by his father in 1936.

With encouragement from Conductor John DeLoach, Bob Mosley, leader of the trumpet section, arranged the song for a six-part brass choir.

Ye Olde Towne Band has scheduled its 2012 concerts 1:30-3:30 p.m. the last Sunday of each summer month at Shoup Park.

For more information, visit www.windband.org/oldtowne.

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