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LA Stage Co.'s 'Razzle-Dazzle' salutes talent in community


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Blachappella, above, is set to perform at “Arts Razzle-Dazzle.”

Los Altos Stage Company will highlight performing arts in the community with its “Arts Razzle-Dazzle” event, slated 6 p.m. Tuesday at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave.

Proceeds will support youth educational programs at Los Altos Stage Company.

It's 'show' time at Bus Barn

Los Altos Stage Company concludes its 2016-2017 season with a celebration of artistic collaboration when it presents the Tony Award-nominated musical “[title of show],” scheduled Thursday through June 24 at Bus Barn Theater.

With music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and book by Hunter Bell, “[title of show]” is a musical with a story that follows its own creation. Alongside friends Susan and Heidi, characters Hunter and Jeff shepherd their creation through the New York Musical Theatre Festival to the Vineyard Theatre and finally to Broadway.

West Bay Opera opens 'Salome' Friday in Palo Alto

The West Bay Opera production of Richard Strauss’ “Salome” is scheduled to open this weekend and run through June 4.

Performances are slated 8 p.m. Friday and June 3 and 2 p.m. Sunday and June 4 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

Albany Consort & Black Box Baroque to perform Sunday at Los Altos church

Albany Consort’s “Black Box Baroque (Mostly Handel) Festival” is scheduled 3 p.m. Sunday at Los Altos Lutheran Church, 460 S. El Monte Road.

The third performance featuring Albany Consort and Black Box Baroque, it will feature Handel’s “Aci, Galatea e Polifemo.” In the dramatic cantata, Acis and the sea-nymph Galatea are deeply in love, but the violently jealous Cyclops Polyphemus murders Acis. Galatea’s true devotion turns Acis into an immortal river spirit.

PA Ballet School to dance Saturday

Palo Alto Ballet School’s 2017 Spring Performance, featuring its youth program students performing excerpts from the classical ballet “Le Corsaire,” is scheduled 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

Tickets are $18-$25.

West Bay sets the stage for 'Salome'


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Heather Green and Isaiah Musik-Ayala star in “Salome.”

West Bay Opera is scheduled to perform Richard Strauss’ “Salome” 8 p.m. May 26 and June 3, and 2 p.m. May 28 and June 4 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

A piano preview is slated 8 p.m. Thursday at the Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road. A post-show cast discussion will follow the May 28 performance.


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