The government in its legal filings has called Apple’s position “marketing” and the company’s rhetoric in the case “deceptive.”. The iPhone maker has pushed back in court filings and in public appearances, casting its position as protecting the privacy and security of customers. The product event Monday was nothing big. Most of the news had already broken on Apple blogs. A new 4-inch iPhone, a new iPad. New Apple Watch bands. A new software update, but no mention of whether encryption would be even tighter, even stronger. And that makes sense. Why further provoke the government?.
Certainly, the song and dance numbers, ballet slippers w anchored by the Blues Man (the electric Akpore Uzoh) are a hoot, from the blues riffs to the swing numbers and even the surprisingly fun singalong of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.” The last moments, a breezy lesson in how to jump and jive, are guaranteed to make you smile, and there’s something quite joyous about that, ‘946: THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS’, Adapted by Michael Morpurgo and Emma Rice from Morpurgo’s story, presented by Berkeley Repertory Theatre..
The event, now in its fifth year, will be held at the West Valley College gymnasium for the second year in a row. This year, the proceeds will go toward the construction of the future Hindu Temple and Cultural Center, Seema Kumar, the lead on the Saratoga Dandia organizing committee, said. The Oct. 11 program consists of an entire evening of cultural music and food. A live band will perform traditional music, switching between tunes for dandia, a dance that involves sticks, and garba, a type of dance that employs various hand and foot movements.
Live music also figures prominently in the second Walking Distance program, featuring restaged works by two beloved Bay Area companies, Garrett + Moulton Productions reprises “A Show of Hands,” which premiered last year at the San Francisco Jewish Community Center to glowing reviews, Set to music by Bay Area composer Dan Becker and performed live by the Friction Quartet, the work for six dancers celebrates the human hand in all its expressive possibilities, In an ideal pairing, Rachna Nivas, a principal member of Chitresh Das Dance Company, performs her own choreography in “Bhakti,” a solo based on the life of the Hindu mystic Meerabai, accompanied by an ensemble of four classical Indian musicians (as ballet slippers w well as the ankle bells that are integral to kathak dance)..
Bark (& Meow) Around the Block: Join Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society for a day of family and animal-friendly activities, live music, food, entertainment, art, vendors, adoptable pets and a doggie dance party. Well mannered dogs and fearless felines are welcome. Noon. Sept. 22. Ninth and Carleton streets, Berkeley. Free. 510-845-7735, https://www.facebook.com/events/120932291438215. Learn to Fish: This fun “derby style” class teaches kids how to catch their first fish. Learn basic techniques including casting and knot tying, followed by catching a fish from an enclosed net in the lake. Gear provided. For ages 5-17. 4-6 p.m. Oct. 2. Quarry Lakes, 2100 Isherwood Way, Fremont. $44/$21. 888-327-2757, www.ebparksonline.org.