Details: 1 and 5 p.m. Dec. 17, 2 p.m. Dec. 18; Paramount Theatre, Oakland; $29-$90, www.oaklandballet.org. “The Nutcracker” with Symphony Silicon Valley: The demise of Silicon Valley Ballet doesn’t mean that the South Bay is going Nutcrackerless, not with Symphony Silicon Valley on the scene. Taking matters into its own hands, the orchestra has hired a glittering cast of dancers from Russia, including Bolshoi Ballet star Andrei Bolotin and Mariinsky Ballet principal Oksana Bondareva. Under the direction of George Daugherty, Tchaikovsky’s score is in estimable hands.
The event drew several dozen guests, including many from other parts of the Bay Area, “Thank you all for coming, It’s such pink ballet flats with bling a nice day to be outside together and united in our celebration of Philippine Independence Day and the anniversary of our sister city with Dumaguete,” said Cynthia Bonta, one of the event organizers, “With so many of the Independence Day events happening today in the Bay Area, we are so honored that Consul General Henry Bensurto Jr, has chosen to be with us here in Alameda.”..
Now try to follow the wacky story line. Billy Crocker (versatile Adam Cotugno) tells Reno (who has a romantic interest in him) that he has fallen in love with a young woman without even knowing her name. When he shows up the next morning at a cruise dock to wish Reno bon voyage and deliver some papers to his Wall Street boss Elisha Whitney (a disarmingly funny Ron Dritz), who is sailing that day on the S.S. American from New York to London, he spots the girl, socialite Hope Harcourt (a too-subdued Samantha Cardenas), and instantly decides to stow away on the ship. Fortunately for Billy, he inadvertently helps gangster Moonface Martin (a mobile-faced Ray D’Ambrosio) and his man-hungry girlfriend Erma (delightful Katherine Goldman), so they, eventually, give Billy the passport and ticket intended for their gangster buddy Snake Eyes Johnson, who was a no-show.
The year’s top movie: “Batman Forever”, March 1999 – The once-unthinkable 10,000 is breached, The big news: Senate acquits President Clinton of impeachment charges; first nonstop balloon flight around world pink ballet flats with bling completed in 20 days; Joe DiMaggio dies at age 84; Dr, Jack Kevorkian convicted of second-degree murder in assisted-suicide case; and two Colorado students go on shooting rampage at Columbine High School, killing 15, including themselves, The year’s top song: “Believe” by Cher..
Neal says that tonight at Tribal Council, the Brains will take on the bullies and vote off a member of the Brawn tribe. He may have to play his idol to save himself, but he might play it to save Aubry. He’ll just have to see what the afternoon holds. Nick feels like a pretty girl who will be going to the dance with the quarterback or the class president. He likes the feeling. He confides to the camera that he is considering going with the Brawn players, even though he thinks they are much too confident.
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