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h&m ballet slippers

Edward Albee is one of America’s most revered playwrights, and new American Conservatory Theater artistic chief Pam MacKinnon is one of Albee’s favorite stage directors. So for McKinnon’s first directed play at ACT, it’s no surprise she’s mounting an Albee classic — the Pulitzer Prize-winning “Seascape,” which really does include two big lizards as characters. (You didn’t think we made that up, did you?) Here are the deets on the production.

The nuptials included most of the typical elements of a traditional wedding with vows, rings and a first kiss but really amped up the thrill department when the couples went right from the ceremony to hop on The h&m ballet slippers Joker roller coaster for their first ride as newlyweds, A large group reception followed with cake, a toast and a first dance before the crowd was released into the park to enjoy the frights by night during Fright Fest, complete with wristbands to the scare houses for the couples and 13 guests..

He returns to San Francisco this weekend as the featured soloist with the 14-piece Inspector Gadje at the Rickshaw Stop for a performance marking the 10th anniversary of Serbian producer DJ Zeljko’s Kafana Balkan dance party, San Francisco’s premiere Balkan music series. With Elizabeth Strong also presenting Turkish-Romani style belly dance, the event marks the release of a live album that Gadje and Lumanovski recorded at Kafana Balkan shows in 2015-26. Led by Italian-born percussionist Marco Peris, Inspector Gadje came together in 2010 through a collaboration with Voice of Roma, a nonprofit that supports Romani culture across the world. With the support of a Haas Foundation grant, the band’s core musicians spent six months studying intensively with Rumen “Sali” Shopov, the Berkeley-based percussion master who hails from a Turkish Roma clan in Bulgaria.

“Oh my gosh, standing room was five deep,” says Helgi Tomasson, director of the San Francisco troupe, He attributes the popularity to several factors: enthusiasm for Wheeldon’s work, advance word of its highly colorful h&m ballet slippers and distinctive look, and, of course, the universally known story, Indeed, it’s a reality these days that the name “Cinderella” — or “Swan Lake,” or “Nutcracker” — can fill a huge theater with eager families, and company directors need to consider the economics of the situation, particularly when creating a full-length production with elaborate sets and costumes, Still, say both Wheeldon and Tomasson, there’s enough that’s new and different about this “Cinderella” to more than justify a new version of the old tale..

“It means fewer band, photography and dance classes,” he said, adding that some funding earmarked to support academies at the school is slated to run out in the next few years. The programs have proved so successful that just last week, the Atlantic Philanthropies and California Endowment announced a joint $12.2 million investment over three years in the Oakland school district’s health career programs. The investment will allow the academy to increase the number of participating students from 670 to 1,874 and expand the programs to middle schools.