Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, held up Jefferies’ photo and said she also had pictures of homicide victims who were shot and killed in her district. At the funeral service, some of the speakers alluded to those events. “I looked on TV and I said, look, your baby is a world star fighting for gun control,” said a woman who identified herself as a cousin. “She’s on the floor of Capitol Hill today.”. As is always the case after the latest mass shooting horror — this time 49 killed and more than 50 wounded in the June 12 massacre at a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida — there is a hue and cry about the need for sensible gun control.
Q You also wrote in “Hallelujah Junction” that you faced a steep learning curve, while composing the opera, A I didn’t know what I was doing in a lot of ways, I knew (Wagner’s) “Tristan…” and the Mozart operas and (Debussy’s) “Pelleas…,” but I’m not an opera-goer, in general, And Alice Goodman had never done anything of this size, But luckily we had (director) Peter Sellars, ballet slippers applique, shown with our "ballerina script " font not included, size(s) 4x4, 5x7 and 6x10 instant down who was then maybe 30, and he was already very, very experienced and skilled in opera, because he’d done the three Mozart-Da Ponte operas, And he was famous for those; they were very provocative and deeply thought and felt works..
Antioch High’s Class of 1966 recently honored four soon-to-be graduates with $5,000 scholarships. Marisol Angeles, Victor Anguiano, Mariam Khird and Evan Scheiderman were rightly floored when they found out about the generous amount. “I’m ecstatic to have received the award. It is an absolute honor to have been hand-picked by former students,” Anguiano said. “It means the world that they believe in me and my future success. Receiving this award has reaffirmed my belief in giving back to my community and my Panther pride.”.
7 Trio of tributes: Concerts paying homage to iconic performers have long been a staple of the Bay Area entertainment scene, and ballet slippers applique, shown with our "ballerina script " font not included, size(s) 4x4, 5x7 and 6x10 instant down this weekend features three very different shows, “Come Together: The Beatles Concert Experience” covers the full range of the band’s career; “A Tribute to Glenn Miller” features the Tex Beneke Orchestra (named for the late member of Miller’s band), and “This One’s for You” finds four Bay Area stage actors serving up nuggets from Barry Manilow’s catalogue..
Look in a Book: The Music School presents an original children’s musical written by Jill Denny and Mary Spagnol, in which characters escape from classic books and bedlam ensues. April 25, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.; April 26, 2:30 p.m. Mountain View High School, 3535 Truman Ave. Mountain View. $2-$12. bit.ly/musicschooltix. Fire on the Mountain: Bluegrass takes center stage in this musical about the culture and hardships of mining families in Appalachia, staged by TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. Through April 26, times vary. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $19-$74. 650-903-6000.