Articles by Cat Johnson

Quilt National at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

Quilt National at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

Showcasing the work of some of the country’s premier contemporary quilters, the “Quilt National” exhibit, which opens Tuesday at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, takes the traditional image of what a quilt looks like and tosses it out the window.

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Corridors: Exploring the Urban Woodland

Corridors: Exploring the Urban Woodland

Celebrating the places where nature and urban life intersect, the Guadalupe River Park Conservancy presents Corridors: Exploring the Urban Woodland on January 27 at 7pm.

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Anderson & Roe

Anderson & Roe

When Elizabeth Joy Roe and Greg Anderson met at The Juilliard School in 2000 they couldn’t have known that over a decade later they would be playing music together around the world, stretching the boundaries of piano recitals and introducing classical music to a new audience.

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The Immortal

The Immortal

In celebration of one of the greatest performers of all time, Cirque du Soleil presents Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour on January 13-15 at HP Pavilion.

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Times 4 Brings Jazz/Funk Fusion to the Hedley Club

Times 4 Brings Jazz/Funk Fusion to the Hedley Club

A San Francisco-based jazz/funk fusion quartet, Times 4 doesnít fit neatly into a single genre and thatís the way the band likes it.

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Tower of Power

Tower of Power

Tower of Power, performing with War on December 30 at the San Jose Civic Auditorium, claimed Oakland as its own, helping to put the city on the pop music map and establishing the band as one of the East Bayís musical darlings.

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Holiday Wreath Workshop

Holiday Wreath Workshop

Dating back to ancient times, wreaths are a familiar part of the holiday season. Made of materials such as evergreens and berries, candles and bows, they have come to symbolize eternal life, family and winter.

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San Jose Youth Symphony

San Jose Youth Symphony

Celebrating its 60th anniversary, SJYS kicks off the season with a concert on December 3 featuring works by Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Gould and Liszt.

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Octobop

Octobop

Octobop’s ‘cool jazz’ repertoire lends itself to compositional spaciousness and requires that the musicians be in top form.

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Abhinaya Dance Company: ‘Jwala’

Abhinaya Dance Company: ‘Jwala’

The Abhinaya Dance Company combines mytholology, traditional music and dance in the Bharatanatyam style of southern India.

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