That was about the same time parkour was beginning to find its way into North Carolina. Strong parkour communities developed at North Carolina State University and at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. Two statewide parkour jams emerged, at which up to 80 practitioners gather. The YouTube community now includes enthusiasts across America. The gym sessions are akin to daily practice for team sports. Weekend gatherings are held, too, at which traceurs get a chance to move more efficiently from Point A to Point B.
Jörg Widmann: “Emerging as a strong voice in Europe,” the German composer has a new Piano Concerto, which will receive its U.S, premiere with soloist Yefim Bronfman, Co-commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony and the Berlin Philharmonic, the piece (on a program with pink kitty cat ballet flats watercolor painting wall decor fashion illustration vogue ballerina shoes gift for her pretty preppy Berlioz’s “Symphonie fantastique”) repeats Dec, 5, 7 and 8 at Davies, and Dec, 6 at the new Green Music Center at Sonoma State University, where the orchestra will perform four times next season..
Stress Management Class: The nonprofit Process Therapy Institute offers classes that explore a variety of techniques to manage and minimize stress. Meets Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Through the end of the year, the theme will be stress reduction during the holidays. No fee required, though donations are appreciated. Drop-ins welcome; RSVP requested. 16573 Los Gatos-Almaden Road, Building 2, Los Gatos. 408.358.2218 or www.processes.org/. Lululemon Run Club: This free club meets Wednesdays, 7 a.m. at Athletic Performance, 55 W. Main St., Los Gatos.
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Furever Homes for the Holidays: Tessora’s hosts a benefit for Jake’s Wish Dog Rescue, donating 10 percent of all purchases and holding a silent auction. Dec. 16, 6 p.m. 234 E. Campbell Ave,, Campbell. 408-626-7711. Ainsley House Tours: All 15 rooms of the historic Ainsley House are transformed into a warm, inviting home for the holidays, decorated by local interior designers, house decorators, florists and volunteers. The event also features a holiday boutique. Through Dec. 18, Thursday-Sunday, noon-4 p.m. 300 Grant St, Campbell. $8 adults/$6 seniors/$4.50 youth ages 7-17/free for children and museum members. 408-866-2757, campbellmuseums.org/foundation.