Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Redwood City is going to be sizzling during its 7th annual Salsa Festival, on Saturday September 27th, 2014. Multiple stages featuring a variety of Latin Music, including Salsa and Jazz, will fire up Redwood City with music and dancing all day long. Plus, this year we’ve expanded our cultural offering with an additional Reggae Stage. Amateur and professional Salsa Chefs will compete for fun, prizes and Salsa Glory, at the mouth watering and exciting Salsa Tasting & Competition, where the public takes part in the judging. Public tasting is from 12-5pm, but come early to be sure to sample the most popular! Along with tasty salsa, local restaurants will also offer their delicious fares throughout the day. The festival features public Tequila Tasting, FREE hands-on art projects, a Children's Play Area complete with bounce houses, and much more. Redwood City's Salsa Festival guarantees a fun-filled day of tongue-tingling salsa, great activities, music, entertainment, dancing, food, beverages, and a wonderful time for the entire family from noon until 8 pm.
The 16th annual HOLISTIC ARTS FAIR happens the weekend of September 27 and 28, from 10 AM to 7 PM, at Community of Infinite Spirit, 1540 Hicks Ave. in San Jose (take Highway 17 to Hamilton Ave., east 2 miles to Hicks Ave.; left about 3 blocks). Experience dozens of life-changing events. Discover today’s leading trends in visionary arts, holistic health, human potential, spiritual and psychic awareness, and future alternatives. Receive readings, healings and guidance on the path to health and wholeness. Admission is free to all exhibits and events, and parking is free behind the center and on Hicks Ave. The Fair is produced by Holistic Arts Fair Association, a non-profit educational organization. Some proceeds will be donated to charities. Hear lectures and panels by recognized experts in holistic fields, and sacred music. Speakers include Dr. Bernd Friedlander on controlling inflammation and restoring energy, Seth channel Mark Allen Frost, an "interview with God" by Sonia Sneed, Lynn Rogers on the female Edgar Cayce, and Robert Perala on the Divine Blueprint for a new world. Over 60 exhibitors will offer products and services covering the full range of today's holistic alternatives. Visit our web site at philosopherswheel.com for the latest updates, or call (408)448-6726
Friday, September 19, 2014
Print Page"Classic Sounds for Cool Kids"
The Commons, an art and performance collective, and Summer in St.James Park presents an evening showcase of music and performance at historic St. James Park in downtown San Jose. Join the Commons on Sep 19th at 6:00 p.m. as they bring you an eclectic lineÂup of musicians from across the Bay Area performing a repertoire that ranges from the great classical composers to original indieÂfolk ballads.
Hosted by Santa Clara County poet laureate, David C. Perez, the festival features the cool workings of:
AwesÃ¶me Orchestra Collective feat. soloist Rachel Larsen playing works by Mozart, Copeland, and "Everything Is Awesome!" from THE LEGO MOVIE
Dirty Cello featuring the virtuosic cello stylings of Rebecca Roudman, one of the San Francisco bay area's most exciting crossÂover cellists
Narrators a fixture on the local music scene with a signature sound incorporating glossy vocal harmonies into genreÂ-bending originals
Classical Revolution an organization of musicians dedicated to performing highÂ quality chamber music in nonÂtraditional settings feat. violinist Ishtar Hernandez and pianist Naomi Stine
and DJ Coco
The Commons in St. James Park is open to all ages and free to the public. There will be lawn seating, so feel free to bring blankets or lawn chairs!