Original Aceo Pencil Drawing And Watercolor Painting -- Ballet Practice - Free Shipping

2.5 x 3.5" ACEO (Art Cards, Editions & Originals)printed ink, pencil, and watercolorThis art piece was done with graphite and colored pencil and watercolor on quality Fabriano watercolor paper. It has also been protected with an acrylic varnish and shipped in a protective plastic sleeve. It is signed on the front & back.•*¨*•.¸¸¸.•*¨*• •*¨*•.¸¸¸.•*¨*• •*¨*•.¸¸¸.•*¨*• •*¨*•.¸¸¸.•*¨*•See more of my artwork at nicole-wong.comall images © by Nicole Wong

Smuin Ballet’s “XXMas: The Christmas Ballet,” Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Whether you look forward to the Christmas Ballet for its comic charm or en pointe elegance, this year’s program has something for all tastes and all ages. Various times. Through Dec. 15. $68 to $23 at www.ci.mtnview.ca.us/mvcpa/dec13.html or 650.903.6000. Karen Gabay’s “The Nutcracker,” San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd., San Jose. Nearly 100 dancers fill the stage with classic holiday magic and season surprises in Gabay’s stylish, smart staging. All performances feature live music with Symphony Silicon Valley, conducted by George Daugherty. Through Dec. 26. 1:30 or 7 p.m. depending on date. $105-$30 at www.balletsj.org or 408.288.2800.

Breakfast with Santa and Christmas Boutique, St, Leo the Great School, 1051 W, San Fernando St., San Jose, Little ones will enjoy activities including crafts, coloring area, face painting, writing a letter to Santa and, of course, visiting with the jolly original aceo pencil drawing and watercolor painting -- ballet practice ol’ man himself, Plus, more than 20 local artisans will showcase their one-of-a-kind gifts for holiday giving, Sittings at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m, All tickets pre-purchase only; deadline is Dec, 12, $10 adult/child (under 2 free) at www.eventbrite.com/event/9202166929..

Children’s Holiday Festival, History Park, 1650 Senter Road, San Jose (entrance at 635 Phelan Avenue). Santa will be on hand for photo opportunities. Children can ride the trolley with Santa Claus and operate the hand car. There will be live music and entertainment, holiday crafts for kids and story time with the Snow Queen. Park open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with main activities noon to 4 p.m. $8 per family of up to four, $2 per additional person. www.historysanjose.org. Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian “Nutcracker,” Flint Center for the Performing Arts, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. The holiday favorite dramatizes the traditional story of Masha meeting her “Prince” and, exclusive to Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, adds a tribute to world peace as well. 3 p.m. $88-$28 at www.ticketmaster.com.

Holiday Party Fundraiser benefiting the Billy DeFrank Center, the Billy DeFrank Center Ballroom, 938 The Alameda, San Jose, Music videos (music by DVJ John Miranda) and dancing, silent auction, casino games, 100 gift boxes with prizes, original aceo pencil drawing and watercolor painting -- ballet practice food and drink, 4 p.m.-midnight, $25 in advance, contact TJ Zmucki at 408.829.7216, Symphony Silicon Valley’s 9th annual “Carols in the California,” California Theatre, 345 S, First St., San Jose, Join the Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale singing “Too Hot to Handel” plus sing-along carols and our own special rendition of the “Twelve Days of Christmas.” 7 p.m, $35 to $25 at www.symphonysiliconvalley.org..

Bianco Natale – White Christmas, Menlo-Atherton Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton. The Notable Music and Arts Organization concert celebrates the season with world-renowned tenor and San Jose resident Pasquale Esposito and his band, plus guest soprano Megan McClannan Reardon. The event benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 8 p.m. $65, $55 at 408.528-6308 or www.ticketriver.com/event/8050-bianco-natale—white-christmas. Open House at the Ainsley House, 300 Grant St., Campbell. Visitors can tour the decorated Ainsley House on their own, shop in the holiday boutique, listen to live music, and enjoy appetizers and beverages in the Carriage House. 5:30-8 p.m. Also Dec.19. $15 general public, $10 members. www.campbellmuseums.org.

TiVo Santa Run Silicon Valley 5K run/walk, downtown San Jose, Don your Santa original aceo pencil drawing and watercolor painting -- ballet practice suits and join us at 1 p.m, for festivities at Christmas in the Park, The race starts at 3 p.m, on Santa Clara Street between Almaden Boulevard and San Pedro Street, Event benefits Christmas in the Park and Downtown Ice, $40, $35 at www.eventbrite.com/event/5248171422, Schola Cantorum’s “Messiah Sing 2013: Good Tidings of Great Joy,” Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View, Schola Cantorum’s annual sing-along of everyone’s holiday favorite, Handel’s Messiah, Come to sing or just listen, Gregory Wait conducts, accompanied by a chamber orchestra, Bring your own score or borrow ours, 7:30 p.m, $22 adults, $18 seniors/students/children 12 and under at www.ci.mtnview.ca.us/mvcpa/dec13.html or 650.903.6000..

San Jose Symphonic Choir’s “The Season of Hope” holiday music, Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, 80 S. Market St., San Jose. 7:30 p.m. Free. Dennis Nahat’s “The Terracotta Prince,” Flint Center for the Performing Arts, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. A re-imagining of the Nutcracker by the former artistic director of Ballet San Jose combines classical ballet, magic and acrobatics. Featuring the award-winning Dalian Acrobatic Troupe. Through Dec. 22. Various times. $84.75 to $53.25 for full-length shows; $53.25 for one-hour children’s matinee on Dec. 21. www.Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.

Chanticleer Christmas, Mission Santa Clara, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, Share the joy of the season with family and friends as the Grammy-winning “orchestra of voices” performs its holiday program amid the rich acoustics and ornate interior of the mission, 6 and 8:30 p.m, $65-$35 at www.chanticleer.org or 408.554.4023, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Inc.’s Gospel Holiday Concert, Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts MainStage, 500 Castro St., Mountain View, Expect to join original aceo pencil drawing and watercolor painting -- ballet practice in song with this award-winning interfaith, multiracial, multicultural group of individuals united in their love of black gospel music, 7:30 p.m, $36 adults, $31 seniorsstudents, $28 children 12 and under at www.ci.mtnview.ca.us/mvcpa/dec13.html or 650.903.6000..

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