Menlo Charity Horse Show gala. “Jazzed Up — San Francisco Style!” Aug. 11. Immediately following show-jumping event. Food, auction, performance by Diane Schuur. Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane, Atherton. $275, reservations required; email email@example.comVictorian Days at the Old Courthouse. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 13. Craft activities for children, Victorian Tea in historic Courtroom A, re-enactors playing local Victorian millionaires. Free admission to the museum, Victorian Tea is $5 for adults, $3 for youngsters. For reservations, call 650-299-0104 or visit www.historysmc.org. Sponsored by Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation. San Mateo County History Museum, Courthouse, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, one of the earliest Google employees, points to societal and economic drawbacks if women are not participating in the booming tech economy, Also, she said, “I miss having more women counterparts.”, Tech firms are overwhelming male — Yahoo on Tuesday released a report showing 62 percent of its global employees are men, At Google, about 70 percent of the roughly 44,000 people it employs throughout the world are men, This year, the search giant commissioned a nationwide study to find out why so few women pursue technology careers, asking 1,600 people about whether they were encouraged to study computer sciences ballet shoes machine embroidery mini design and had opportunities to learn to code..
“Film School Gems”: Great movies often start in small packages. Such is the case of best picture Oscar nominee “Whiplash,” which originated as a 2013 short from director Damien Chazelle. As KQED’s “Film School Gems” proves, there’s more talent worth tapping, and much of it can be found on college campuses. Six of the seven shorts from university filmmakers were available in advance; each deliver the goods. My favorites: Mark Raso’s 2011 trapped-in-the-snow gem “Under,” which achieves so much in such a short time; Shane Atkinson’s 2013 black comedy “Penny Dreadful” about a kidnapping gone seriously wrong; Grainger David’s atmospheric, award-winning 2012 “The Chair,” about a killer mold invading the life of a young boy. But the standout is the whimsical and weird effort by Jonathan Langager, “Josephine and the Roach,” a girl-meets-roach romance that is sweet and extraordinary. Pixar should be knocking on Langager’s door. Screenings: 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at Humanist Hall; 5 p.m. Feb. 15 and 7:15 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Roxie.
Notre Dame de Namur University Department of Theatre and Dance, “Dracula.” New adaptation of the 1897 novel by Bram Stoker, written, directed and designed by R, Dutch Fritz, 7:30 p.m, Oct, 11, 12, 18 and 19; 10 p.m, Oct, 17; 2 p.m, Oct, 20, NDNU Theatre, 1500 Ralston Ave., Belmont, $10, 650-508-3456 or firstname.lastname@example.org, Peninsula Youth Theatre Stories on Stage, “Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich and Frankenstein Takes the Cake,” based on poetry by Adam Rex, Adapted by Dexter Fidler, directed by Meg Fischer, 9:30 and 11 a.m, Oct, 11; 11:30 a.m, and 1:30 p.m, Oct, 12, Author/illustrator Adam Rex at Oct, 12 ballet shoes machine embroidery mini design performances, Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts Second Stage, 500 Castro St., Mountain View, $10, http://pytnet.org/shows/1314Season/SOS1314/Frankenstein.htm..
When the concert’s finished, I just really feel very happy that the piece has gone well, and very delighted that I’m in the company of those people who were there that evening. I feel very at home on the stage, so I’m just as if I were welcoming someone to my house or (saying), “Thanks, glad you liked that.” I try to keep eye contact with the whole hall, not to forget anybody. When I ask the orchestra to take a bow, I make sure that everyone in the orchestra is standing before I will take my bow. I kind of glance around.
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