Pacquiao was more aggressive and accurate from the opening minutes of the rematch, sticking to trainer Freddie Roach’s pleas to take the action to Bradley. They exchanged big shots in the opening rounds, but Pacquiao appeared to wear out Bradley with the heavy early pace — and the Pacman never slowed down. “I didn’t want to get careless,” Pacquiao said. “I picked up more steam in the second half when I made adjustments that Freddie gave me in the corner. Bradley was much better than in the first fight we had. He hurt me on the chin.”.
Los Gatos High School Bands: Winter concert, featuring seasonal favorites, Dec 13, 7 6 p.m, Prentiss Brown Auditorium, 20 High School Court, Los Gatos, Free, MOUNTAIN VIEW, Fountainview Academy Orchestra and Singers: This group of high school students, all the way from British Columbia, Canada, are excited to have the opportunity to perform in Mountain View as part of their annual West Coast tour, The concert features “O Holy Night,” “Mary Did You Know?,” “Silent Night” and Handel’s “Hallelujah sterling pink ballet shoe charm - dancing shoe charm Chorus.” Dec, 11, 7 p.m, Mountain View Japanese Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 195 N, Rengstorff Ave., Mountain View, Free; donations appreciated..
Teen Event: Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket) and Maira Kalman. “Why We Broke Up.” 7 p.m. Feb. 2. Menlo Park Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park. A Kepler’s Books event. 650-324-4321 or www.keplers.com. Comedy Wednesday. 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Host Dan St. Paul. Bell Theatre, Angelica’s Bistro, 863 Main St., Redwood City. No cover. 650-365-3226. The Art of Tango. 8 p.m. Jan. 29. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $12. 650-369-7770 or tickets.foxrwc.com. Smuin Ballet. 8 p.m. Feb. 22-24; 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 25; 2 p.m. Feb. 26. “Dear Miss Cline,” choreographed by Amy Seiwert; Michael Smuin’s “Tango Palace,” “The Eternal Idol” and “Stabat Mater.” Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $49- 62. 650-903-6000 or www.smuinballet.org.
A Polynesian paradise: Hundreds of Polynesian dancers from around the Bay Area and across oceans will converge in San Jose for the 25th anniversary Tahiti Fete, billed as the largest Tahitian dance competition in the United States, For sterling pink ballet shoe charm - dancing shoe charm visitors, it amounts to three days of dramatic and colorful Polynesian dance performances and competition, plus plenty of vendors offering island food and crafts as well as dancing demonstrations and lessons, Details: 9 a.m, to 5:45 p.m, July 1-3; San Jose State Event Center; $25 daily; buy in advance or at the Event Center box office; www.tahitifete.com.— Linda Zavoral, Staff..
Details: 8 p.m.; Paramount Theatre, Oakland; $25-$80; 510-444-0802, www.oaklandsymphony.org. 7 Anthony Bourdain: The celebrity chef, traveler and TV personality revered for his unfiltered and penetrating insights into food and culture brings his live show “The Hunger” to San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 17. His presentation will be followed with what might well be the evening’s highlight — a Q&A session with the audience. Details: 7:30 p.m.; $55-$300; sanjosetheaters.org.