Peter and the Wolf

10:30 上午 - 3:00 下午
Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
Palo Alto   CA

Jan 21, 10:30 AM English; 11:45 AM Mandarin; 1:30 PM Russian; 2:45 PM Hebrew

The Oshman Family JCC presents Prokofiev’s timeless piece “Peter and the Wolf.” The children’s story is narrated and accompanied by a live orchestra and delightful multimedia.

Recognizing the many cultures represented throughout the Bay Area, a different narrator and language will be featured at each of the orchestra’s four performances, helping children connect in an engaging way with their culture and exposing them to the language of their parents and grandparents, whether it’s Russian, Hebrew, Mandarin or English.

$25 General Public | $18 Members and Kids (all ages).

Presented by The Oshman Family JCC. 650-223-8700

Auditions – Bay Area Vocal Academy

3:00 下午 - 5:00 下午
The Annex
San Francisco  

January 23 and February 6, 3-5pm both days

Audition now for BAVA’s Spring Semester! Concerts in February, April, and this May: Handel’s opera, “Alcina,” and the music of Irving Berlin. Auditions will be held by appointment in San Francisco on Monday January 23 and Monday February 6. Email us at or call 415-723-BAVA (2282) to schedule a time. BAVA: Singing with Skill, Performing with Passion

No Charge.

Presented by Bay Area Vocal Academy.

Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival

7:30 下午 - 10:00 下午

Saturday, February 4, 2017
327 Lasuen Street
Stanford, CA 94305

Multi-talented singer Mojgan Shajarian will perform with a hand-selected ensemble that will showcase the living tradition of Persian classical music. Her singing will be joined by the drums of renowned percussionist Pejman Hadadi, virtuoso setar player Amir Nojan, and expert gheychak player Hamd Afsharee for a rare collaboration that cannot be missed!

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Lunar New Year 2017 at Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

10:00 上午 - 5:00 下午
Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose
San Jose 

Lunar New Year 2017 at Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose
The Year of the Rooster
Live Roosters and Chickens in Petting Zoo
February 4 & 5, 2017

WHAT: Lunar New Year 2017

Continue ushering in the New Year at the annual Lunar New Year celebration at Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. Traditionally observed by many Asian cultures, this festival is open to anyone wanting to have fun reveling in the lively Lion Dance, making culturally-relevant art and crafts, and enjoying traditional and contemporary music and dance performances – all while learning about the cultures and customs of family and friends, neighbors, and co-workers.
Adults and youngsters will have a blast:

  • Visiting the petting zoo with live roosters and chickens from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat. & Sun.
  • Being thrilled by the spectacular Lion Dance by Buu Kim Tu group from 1 – 1:30 Sat.& Sun.
  • Music and dance performances by Orchard School Asian Cultural Performance Troupe, Fire Bird Youth Orchestra, Silicon Valley Chinese Orchestra, Crystal Children’s Choir, Fire Phoenix and Sun Rise, Iris Group and BCS Chinese Music Group
  • Creating beautiful arts and crafts including paper abacuses, zodiac paper-folding and figurines
  • Learning calligraphy from artist Jin Feng


Saturday, February 4, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 5, 12 noon to 5:00 p.m.


Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose, 180 Woz Way, San Jose


As part of the museum’s Cultural Celebration series, the museum is committed to promoting the region’s diversity so that families of all backgrounds can explore the many cultures and traditions in Silicon Valley.

Lunar New Year joins other museum celebrations including Dia de los Muertos, Diwali Festival, Menorahs and Miracles, El Dia de los Tres Reyes Magos, Children of the Dragon, Proud of My Family, Lantern Festival, and Family Lunadas.

Cost of admission:

Adults: $13;  Children: $13;  Seniors: $12;  infants and members are free. Festivities are included in the price of admission.
The Lunar New Year is created in partnership with the Museum’s Cultural Advisors.

About Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

With over 150 interactive exhibits and programs, Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose is one of the largest museums of its kind in the nation. Since opening its doors in 1990, the museum has welcomed over 8.3 million visitors and has offered new exhibits each year that respond to children’s diverse educational needs. The striking 52,000 square foot purple building was designed by Mexico City-based architect Ricardo Legorreta and is a beacon of discovery. Encompassing the broad themes of community, connections and creativity, hands-on exhibits invite self-directed, open-ended explorations. For more information about the Museum, visit

Opera for Families: ‘Sounds of the Earth’

4:30 下午 - 5:30 下午
Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
Palo Alto  

Trees, flowers, snow and sun. All have been themes in classical songs over the years, often as metaphors for people’s emotions.

Opera for Families will celebrate the beauty of nature in music.

Pianist Efrat Levy, the creator of Opera for Families, soprano Amy Foote and mezzo soprano Deborah Rosengaus will perform a selection of pieces from “The Sound of Music,” “Frozen,” “Le Nozze di Figaro” and more. Their performance will be enhanced with explanations, role-playing games and exercises that will help the young audience explore different aspects of opera.

$18 General Public | $15 Members, Children (all ages) and J-Pass Holders.

Presented by The Oshman Family JCC


All Day

Rev up for non-stop family fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to the Bay Area! This delightful ice spectacular showcases beloved characters from Disney•Pixar’s Cars, Toy Story 3, Disney’s The Little Mermaid plus the enchanting Academy Award®-winning Frozen. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment is performing in San Jose from February 22-26 at SAP Center and in Oakland from March 1-5 at the ORACLE Arena.

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