The cooking club came about after Maloney saw the enthusiasm of students when they made meals at homeless shelters. “I saw the delight they had in making the simplest thing for people,” Maloney says. “I thought it would be a great thing for students to learn how to fend for themselves in the kitchen and get some skills.”. Lum admits “absolute shock” that there would be interest in a cooking club, but says, “they really like doing it. I’m always amazed.”.
For more information, go to http://bit.ly/1zvjRZA, Diablo Fine Art Gallery to become cooperative, On June 1, the Diablo Fine Art Gallery will move from operation as a private gallery to a cooperative managed by the group that formerly ran the Lafayette Gallery for 17 years, The last show as a private gallery will be from 2 to 5 p.m, May 20-22, in the Palos Verdes Mall at Geary and Pleasant Hill roads, in Walnut Creek, Light refreshments will be served, All existing pieces will be reduced by at least 10 percent, and many close to half off, There are currently 25 artists displaying 125 ballet dancers as painted by edgar degas and the first day cover of the ballet stamp pieces of paintings, sculpture, photography, carvings, digital art, and standing, three-dimensional pieces..
“I remember the first time we did it, we were both sort of embarrassed and not going for it,” she said, sipping vegetable broth at the Polo Lounge in Beverly Hills. “And Darren was like, ‘Listen. If you go for it, you’re not going to have to do it again. If you get all embarrassed and hesitate, you’re gonna have to do it 400 times.’ ”. Both women would prefer the interest be focused elsewhere — like on the rigorous physical preparation they put into transforming into near-professional ballerinas. Even as the film struggled to get off the ground because of financial issues, Portman began training five to eight hours a day with a ballet instructor. She spent time in barre class, swam a mile each day, did toning and muscle strengthening exercises and sharply reduced her calorie intake.
Tickets are $15, and can be purchased through the Lesher Center for the Arts ticket office in person, or at www.lesherartscenter.org or by calling 925-943-7469, Center ballet dancers as painted by edgar degas and the first day cover of the ballet stamp REP/Young Rep showcases July 27-30, Center REPertory ‘s Young Rep will present a “Musical Theatre Showcase” Monday, July 27 and Tuesday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m., at Margaret Lesher Theatre, at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, Then on July 29, a “Directing Showcase” will be presented by Young Rep on Wednesday, July 29, at 7:30 p.m., at Margaret Lesher Theatre..
Next, those moving forms were displayed on a large screen in the company’s studio to serve, in essence, as this 10-member troupe’s 11th “dancer” (dubbed “Becoming”). Wearing 3-D glasses, the dancers chose frames of interest to them and, while watching the moving images, translated them into choreography. Describing McGregor’s process, anthropologist James Leach, a professor at the University of Western Australia, wrote: “The dancers worked with the presence of an artificially intelligent, life-size, digitally rendered ‘body’ in the studio. … By introducing an entity that elicits response without being human, mimicking some aspects of the human without representing a human form, (the) company has been able to discover (more) of … what atoms might be combined and recombined to make a dance.”.