Reception to honor Alison Williams. 5-7 p.m. Jan. 26. To say thanks to retiring costume supervisor for Palo Alto Childern’s Theatre. Light snacks. Ballroom, Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. No RSVP necessary. TheatreWorks Leading Ladies. Noon, Feb. 8. Honoring Dr. Natalie Batalha, science team lead for NASA’s Kepler Mission; Ann Bowers, Intel’s first director of personnel, apple’s first vice president of human resources, and consultant to many start-ups; and Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media and editor-in-chief of Dot Complicated. Includes a luncheon and a private performance of “Silent Sky,” by Lauren Gunderson about Henrietta Leavitt, an astronomer. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $150 for individuals; $3,000-$25,000 for sponsors. 650-463-7159 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Information at www.theatreworks.org.
“Take the power away from the words, and students feel less alone if they’re being bullied,” she said, recalling incidents where her students had been mistreated, “Even if one person stops ballet art, ballerina art, ballet shoes art, canvas art, pink girls room, dance art, pointe shoes, ballet art, girls rooms, ball and thinks about the power of words in this show, we will have done our job.”, The Alameda show, with McKinley’s strong direction, begins with the menacing cast surrounding the audience, “What can I possibly do to fit in?” they implore, exposing their insecurities and desire to belong to the “In” group..
Fodrini-Johnson said a good leader ignites and guides passion. “Start Something,” a song she kept in mind while building her company from a one-woman-in-a-home to a 250-employee operation, was coupled with her advice to “be generous and empower others.”. Moraga’s Edy Schwartz galvanized an entire town, when she spearheaded a community effort to raise $200,000 for the New Rheem Theatre’s digital projectors. Pausing only long enough to inhale a chicken chop and paraphrase a favorite quote about how cinema is art that creates reaction, she’s already working to fundraise for an elevator upgrade needed by the theater.
Baan Kamlangchay was established by Martin Woodtli, a Swiss who spent four years in Thailand with the aid group Doctors Without Borders before returning home to care for his Alzheimer’s-diagnosed mother, ballet art, ballerina art, ballet shoes art, canvas art, pink girls room, dance art, pointe shoes, ballet art, girls rooms, ball He brought his mother to Chiang Mai, where she became the home’s first “guest.” Woodtli never uses the word “patient.”, Over the next 10 years, the 52-year-old psychologist and social worker purchased or rented eight two-story houses where 13 Swiss and German patients now reside..
The ceremony included a brief video montage of the mother-daughter duo during its ceremony, and Meryl Streep shared some of Fisher’s words while accepting one of the evening’s top honors, the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement. Streep, who starred in the film adaptation of Fisher’s book “Postcards from the Edge,” mentioned Fisher at the close of her speech, recalling how she once told her, “Take your broken heart, make it into art.”. Streep, overcome by emotion, covered her mouth as she walked away from the microphone.