Cream of the Crop: May
Walnut Creek Patch - almost 5 years
The hills are green, the buds have budded/burst/blossomed, Easter’s over and summer vacation is rising like a phoenix on the horizon. It’s time to catch a flotilla of dance performances, symphony season wrap-ups, and select theatrical and visual art extravaganzas.
I took a peek at April’s column and thought the chronological mashup was messy, so this month, we’re trying categories. Pick one from each genre or be a one-track-only theater couch potato and gorge on your favorite art form.
Either way, shut down the laptop, turn off your cell (unless you’re a tweeter for Diablo Ballet!) and ride the night-out wave with this month’s Cream of the Crop:
Diablo Ballet at Shadelands Arts Center Auditorium
Friday, May 4, at 7:30 pm, and Saturday, May 5, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Diablo Ballet is first out of the gates with George Balanchine’s Tarantella, a devilishly difficult pas de deux that threatens to exalt the dancers—if it doesn’t kill them first! Gen
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