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February
 

2/10: Farzad Farzin Live in Concert
Persian concert.

 

2/10: El Camino Youth Symphony - "Lunar New Year Concert"
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Senior Symphony, Dr. Jindong Cai, Conductor, and special guest, Van Anh Vo performing her original composition Lullaby for a Country.
Program:
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor," Mvt. I, Simon Tao, soloist
GRIEG Piano Concerto in A minor, Mvt. I, Jessica Li, soloist
VAN AHN VO
Lullaby for a Country, Van Anh Vo, soloist
ZHOU LONG The Rhyme of Taigu


2/15: TheatreworksUSA - "Pete the Cat"
When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners - and boy are they square! (Approximately 50 minutes in length, recommended for grades PreK - 3)
Reservations are exclusively through TheatreworksUSA: 1-800-497-5007 or www.theatreworksusa.org


2/17: ZaiGeZaiGu Gala
The 2018 Bay Area "ZaiGeZaiGu" Chinese New Year Gala continues the tradition, established in 2014, of holding a yearly Chinese New Year celebration at Google. This year's event will be held at Flint Center, organized and held by employees of various Silicon Valley tech companies, and will involve over one thousand people. "ZaiGeZaiGu" is Chinese for "Singing in the Valley". The Gala will present wonderful performances with traditional Chinese elements. The overall style is lighthearted, humorous, full of vigor and life, and will be a wonderful time of reunion for high-tech Chinese communities in the Bay Area to celebrate the Chinese New Year. We welcome everyone to join the Gala!

The 2018 Bay Area “ZaiGeZaiGu” Chinese New Year Gala is organized by an organizing committee consists of unpaid volunteers, produced by California registered Non-Profit Community Builder Toolbox, Inc, for the purpose of promoting cultural diversity and community buildership. This community and the events it hosts are not affiliated with nor do they represent the companies or institutions by which the volunteers are employed.

 

2/22-23: Celebrity Forum - Bob Ballard
A geologist and explorer, he is known for his historic discoveries of hydrothermal vents, the R.M.S. Titanic, the German battleship Bismarck, and numerous ancient shipwrecks around the world. He will take us on a mind-bending trip to hidden worlds underwater.
Tickets for Celebrity Forum are sold as a subscription package only. Flint Center does not sell tickets for these events. Please visit:
http://www.celebrityforum.net/index.php

 


 


 

March
 

3/3: Huaxing Arts Group SF - Cultures of China Festival of Spring Chinese New Year Gala

 

3/4: Silicon Valley 2018 Spring Festival Gala
The Silicon Valley Spring Festival Gala is part of the local people's traditional entertainment event for the Chinese New Year holidays. "Heavenly Rebellion", a brand new Musical Dance Play created based on the story of the famous Chinese legend - Western Pilgrim, is presented to the stage for the first time by the Achieve Dance Arts Academy and the other artists from the bay area. You will enjoy the Chinese cultural value and the exciting action dance style in a completely different way than what you have ever thought in the past.   The emcee, Tao Dong, is a famous TV host from the Chinese Central Television. The performance includes voice arts, instrumental music, dance arts, magic and other types. People of many ethnic races who come from different parts of the world, such as Mexico, China, India, America and Europe and others are among the performers.      

 

3/11: California Youth Symphony
Leo Eylar, conductor
Ray Wyant, clarinet

Bates: Devil's Radio
Copland: Clarinet Concerto (Ray Wyant, soloist)
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

Young Artist Competition Winner
Mr. Raymond (Ray) Wyant
, age 16, is a junior at Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose, California.  Ray began his study of music at the age of 7 on the piano under the tutelage of Ms. Kirsten Stone of Saratoga, California.

 

3/22-23: Celebrity Forum - Bryan Stevenson
Bryan A. Stevenson is an American lawyer, professor, social justice activist and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative. He is a widely acclaimed public speaker and will talk about injustice.
Tickets for Celebrity Forum are sold as a subscription package only. Flint Center does not sell tickets for these events. Please visit:
http://www.celebrityforum.net/index.php

 

3/25: California Pops Orchestra - Pop's Radio Music Hall
Join the Pops as we celebrate the Golden Age of Radio with your favorite songs and dance music, presented as a radio show and featuring the Pops' Singers. Through music, jokes and sound effects, the Pops - with special guest pianist Frederick Hodges - performs a musical stroll down memory lane with tuneful renditions of melodies that have stood the test of time to inspire, amuse, comfort and thrill generations of radio audiences!

 


 

April
 

4/1: NBCC
New Beginnings Community Church Easter Celebration
www.nbccbayarea.com


4/7: El Camino Youth Symphony - Annual Benefit Concert with Taylor Eigsti
A Celebration of American Composers
Icons in the arena of popular composition, Gershwin, Bernstein, and Copland brought the American experience to life through their vibrant and unforgettable music. George Gershwin’s jazzy and exuberant piano Rhapsody, inspired by the roaring twenties, has become one of the most recognized and beloved American concert works of all time. Leonard Bernstein’s Broadway update to the Bard’s Romeo and Juliet places the star-crossed lovers in New York City where rival gangs the Sharks and the Jets rumble on the West Side. And Aaron Copland’s patriotic masterpiece, honoring the sixteenth President, weaves traditional folk tunes with original material to paint a hopeful Portrait of the “magnificent spirit of our country.”

Joining the Symphony for Rhapsody in Blue is Bay Area native and award-winning pianist Taylor Eigsti. Mr. Eigsti has performed with some of of the most celebrated names in jazz.

Performing the role of Narrator for Lincoln Portrait is Maestro Michael Morgan, Conductor of the Oakland Symphony.

 

4/14: Googoosh
Legendary Persian singer Googoosh returns to Flint Center for one night only!


 

4/15: Brain Candy Live! - Cancelled
Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, BRAIN CANDY LIVE will need to cancel the 2018 North American national tour. Fans that have purchased tickets will be fully refunded. Refunds are available at the point of purchase


4/24 & 27: TheatreworksUSA - "Click, Clack, Moo"
"Cows that type? Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such a thing!" Find out in a hilariously "mooooo-ving" musical about negotiation and compromise, based on the Caldecott Honor Book by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin. (One hour in length, recommended for grades K -4)
Reservations are exclusively through TheatreworksUSA: 1-800-497-5007 or www.theatreworksusa.org


 

May


5/4-6
: Masquerade Dance Competition
For more information visit: www.masqueradedance.com


5/12: Pusuan Mo Si Vice Ganda
Vice Ganda, star comedian, entertainer and TV host, lights up the stage with songs and laughter as only he can bring with "Pusuan Mo si Vice Ganda." In 2017, the show conquered audiences in the U.S., Japan, South Korea and Australia. It is now all set to entertain even more crowds within the U.S. and Canada.

 

5/13: California Youth Symphony
Leo Eylar, conductor
Omari Tau, narrator

Copland: Billy the Kid, Ballet Suite
Stookey: The Composer is Dead (Omari Tau, narrator)

Plus winners of the Graduating Senior Soloist Competition.

 

5/20: California Pops Orchestra - American Jubilee!
The California Pops Orchestra is the nation's only all-request symphony orchestra that plays popular, enduring music that everyone can appreciate. Come hear the Pops final show of the 29th season, featuring innovative and well-loved music from some of America's most celebrated composers: George Gershwin, Cole Porter, John Philip Sousa, Aaron Copland, Glenn Miller, Leroy Anderson and many more!

 

5/27: Palo Alto High School Baccalaureate

 


 


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