Baubles Bangles and Bags: Fundraiser for Peninsula Volunteers Inc. 10:30 a.m. Nov. 6. Silent auction featuring vintage, designer and specialty handbags and baubles, themed gift baskets, mystery boxes and five special Christmas trees. Champagne, specialty cheeses, seated luncheon and guest speaker Georgie Gleim of Gleim the Jewelers. Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane, Atherton. $175. http://www.penvol.org or 650-272-5001. Museum of American Heritage: “Thomas Edison and His Rivals — Bringing Electricity to America.” Through Feb. 18. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. www.moah.org or 650-321-1004.
Senior Nutrition Program: Hot meals served along with camaraderie, Must be 55 years or older and a resident of Santa Clara County, Monday-Friday; live dance music at 9:30 a.m.; lunch at 11 a.m, First United Methodist Church, 535 Old San Francisco Road, Sunnyvale, sunnyvaleumc.org/mission/seniornutrition.html, The Abduction from the Seraglio: West Bay Opera performs Mozart’s first big operatic hit, which premiered in Vienna in 1782, The comic opera follows a Spanish nobleman’s expedition to Turkey, Feb, 13-22; Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m, Lucie ballet print, blue tutu ballerina, pink ballerina poster, ballerina art, ballet gift, ballet wall decor, gift for baby ballerina Stern Community Theatre and Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, $40-$75, 650-424-9999..
“3 Still Standing,” an award-winning film that features Pittsburg native and comedian Johnny Steele at 8 p.m. April 18. The films tells the story of three stand-up comedians who seek fame and fortune in the hottest comedy scene in the world: San Francisco in the 1980s. There they meet rising stars Robin Williams and Dana Carvey. Success, it seems, is just one good stand-up performance away. Soon, Will Durst, Larry “Bubbles” Brown and Johnny Steele are being courted by agents and studios. We follow them on a 30-year journey that is both hilarious and moving, through comedy’s boom and bust, and into their current scramble to survive as artists. “3 Still Standing” offers a rare glimpse into the art and business of making people laugh.
“Oh my God, I’ve never been so shocked in my life, For all the stuff I’ve gone through in my whole life, that was new,” she said, “But you’ve got to be a good sport.”, Schott also watched as Macklemore got a tattoo of her name on his arm at Foundation Tatttoo Parlor, Artist Scotty Breshears is shown in the video giving Macklemore his new ink ballet print, blue tutu ballerina, pink ballerina poster, ballerina art, ballet gift, ballet wall decor, gift for baby ballerina at the shop on 11th Street, While he was excited for the shop and Modesto to make the cut, he said the video’s universal theme should touch people across the country — and possibly world..
Film scores are big at the San Francisco Symphony this summer, with programs titled “John Williams: From Star Wars to Jurassic Park” and “Pixar in Concert.” Hitmaker Ben Folds headlines a concert, Rhiannon Giddens joins the orchestra in music by Gershwin and Bernstein, and Storm Large is the star of “A Night at Moulin Rouge.” Programs devoted to Beethoven and Holst’s “The Planets” are also on the schedule. Heading outdoors? The calendar includes free Symphony concerts at Stern Grove and San Francisco’s Pier 27.