The resolution by the city’s Peace and Justice Commission also urges the United States lift its ban on allowing former Guantanamo detainees to live in the U.S. Federal law bans former detainees from living in the U.S., making Berkeley’s resolution symbolic. Danny Gonzalez, spokesman for a “pro-troop” organization Move America Forward, proposed in a statement that Berkeley council members “go live in GITMO where they can hang out with hundreds of terrorists.”. The Peace and Justice Commission has a mandate to “promote peace and justice locally, nationally and internationally,” according to its report to the City Council. The report said the men probably will face torture, imprisonment and death if they are sent to their home countries, “based on knowledge of what has happened to others who returned home.”.
Once winter passes, Thumbelina finds her way back to the forest, where she earns her fairy wings and lives happily ever after, The show runs about an hour and fifteen minutes with no intermission, “We find that’s a good amount of time for school pack - personalized waterproof labels shoe labels clothing tag labels bag tags daycare labels name labels - monkey ballet young kids to make it through,” Petzel said, adding that the performance is a great opportunity for people to experience ballet for the first time, “You’re not watching a four-hour ballet, It’s an introduction to the ballet,” she said..
The Black Brothers: St. Patrick’s Day just wouldn’t be the same in the Bay Area without The Black Brothers. The beloved Celtic act, led by Shay and Michael of Ireland’s legendary musical Black family, always performs locally this time of the year. Their highly anticipated shows feature historical ballads, music hall numbers and other traditional Irish, Scottish and English songs. The brothers, whose sister Mary Black ranks as one of the greatest Irish vocalists of all time, have four gigs in the Bay Area. The band performs Friday at the Trinity Cathedral in San Jose (7:30 p.m.; $20-$24; www.eventbrite.com), Saturday at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley (8 p.m.; $26-$28; www.thefreight.org), Sunday at Keane’s 3300 Club in San Francisco (noon; admission price TBA; www.3300club.com) and April 5 at Pacifica Performances (7:30 p.m.; $12-$20; www.pacificaperformances.org).
Clayton Library Book Club: 7-9 p.m, on the second Mondays is open to interested adults, Sunny Solomon leads the discussion Sept, 8, The library is at 6125 Clayton Road, Clayton, Call 925-673-0659, Hours: 1-9 p.m, Mondays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m.-6 p.m, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; and 1-5 p.m, Sundays, Preschool Story Time: 10:30-11 a.m, Wednesdays Sept, 17-Dec, 17 (no sessions Oct, 29, Dec, 5, 12), It is for children 3½-5 and features stories and songs, Baby Bounce: 12:15-1:15 p.m, Sept, 18, Play, sing and rhyme one-on-one with your baby from birth to school pack - personalized waterproof labels shoe labels clothing tag labels bag tags daycare labels name labels - monkey ballet 18 months, followed by Playtime, The group will be on the floor, so dress comfortably, No older siblings, Registration is required and limited..
Grupo Corpo. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31. “Sem Mim” by Rodrigo Pederneiras, music by Carlos Núñez and José Miguel; “Wisnik; Ímã” by Rodrigo Pederneiras, music by +2 (Moreno, Domenico and Kassin). Memorial Auditorium, 551 Serra Mall, Stanford University. 30-$75 (adults); $10 (Stanford students). 650-725-2464 or http://live.stanford.edu. Grupo Corpo. 2:30 p.m. Feb. 1. Family matinee (reduced 40-minute show). Memorial Auditorium, 551 Serra Mall, Stanford University. $15-$38 (adults); $10 (Stanford students). 650-725-2464 or http://live.stanford.edu.