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Western Ballet's 'Pas de Deux' set for Saturday in Mtn. View


Courtesy of Western Ballet
Western Ballet’s performance Saturday afternoon raises funds to build a new facility for the Mountain View nonprofit.

Western Ballet is scheduled to host a fundraiser featuring Vicente Nebrada’s “The Art of the Pas de Deux” 4 p.m. Saturday at its studio theater, 914 N. Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View.

Proceeds will go toward a fund to build a new facility for the nonprofit group, which has served Silicon Valley for more than 40 years.


African film fest returns to CSMA next weekend

The Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View is scheduled to host the seventh annual Silicon Valley African Film Festival Oct. 14-16.

The event will showcase more than 50 African films produced by emerging and seasoned filmmakers from nearly 30 African countries, including Madagascar, Ethiopia, Egypt, Tanzania and Nigeria. The movies are a mix of feature films, shorts and documentaries.

West Bay sets stage for 'Figaro'


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The West Bay Opera production of “Le Nozze di Figaro” features, from left, Isaiah Musik-Ayala (as Figaro), Stacey Stofferahn (Countess) and Maya Kherani (Susanna).

West Bay Opera opens its 61st season with “Le Nozze di Figaro,” scheduled Oct. 14-23 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

“Figaro,” with music by Mozart and libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, is set in Seville in the late 18th century. The comic opera tells the story of Figaro and Susanna, two servants who manage to get married despite their master Count Almaviva’s efforts to exercise his feudal rights on Susanna.

PA Players' 'Mermaid' reaches tail end of run


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Special to the Town Crier Cheyenne Wells stars as Ariel in the Palo Alto Players production of “The Little Mermaid.” The musical is slated to close Sunday.

Palo Alto Players recently launched its 86th season with the fairy-tale musical “The Little Mermaid,” based on Disney’s animated film of the same title.

The production is scheduled to run through Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Fall means Follies at Bus Barn


Richard Mayer/Special to the Town Crier
The cast of the 2016 Los Altos Follies will perform a musical parody titled “Bloviation, Obfuscation and Trepidation” this week at Bus Barn Theater.

The 23rd annual Los Altos Follies, “A Salute to Bloviation, Obfuscation and Trepidation,” is scheduled Thursday through Saturday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave. The event is a fundraiser for Los Altos Stage Company.

Written, produced and directed by local residents, the Follies is a musical revue of modern life and politics featuring original lyrics to well-known tunes.


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