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Oshman Family JCC. Author Alfie Kohn, “Performance vs. Learning: The Costs of Overemphasizing Achievement.” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8. Oshman Family JCC- Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. $25 advance, $30 at the door. www.paloaltojcc.org/kohn or 650-223-8664. San Mateo County History Museum. Tom Chapman, “From Professional Jockey to Full Time Artist,” 1 p.m. Jan. 24. California State Park Interpreter Mike Merritt, on the history of Año Nuevo Island and its lighthouse, 1 p.m. Feb. 7. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City ballet shoes (film) cast. www.historysmc.org or 650-299-0104..
TheatreWorks. “2 Pianos, 4 Hands.” Jan. 14 through Feb. 8. “A comic coming-of-age journey featuring music from Bach and Beethoven to Joplin and Jerry Lee Lewis, two endearing piano students reach the edge of genius only to fall an octave short of stardom.” Directed by Tom Frey. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $19-$74 (subject to change; discounts available). theatreworks.org or 650-463-1960 ballet shoes (film) cast. Dragon Theatre 2nd Stage. “The Libations Bearers.” Jan. 16 through Feb. 1. By Aeschylus. Produced and directed by Tunuviel Luv. Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway St., intersection of Broadway and Theatre Way, Redwood City. $22. $10 rush tickets on Thursdays and Fridays starting second week. Pay what you will previewn Jan. 15. $125 for the VIP box (seats 4 people and includes champagne and chocolates). http://dragonproductions.net/..
Palo Alto Children’s Theatre. “Junie B. Jones — The Musical!” Jan. 22 through Feb. 8 ballet shoes (film) cast. Book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler, music by Zina Goldrich, based on book series by Barbara Park. Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. $12-$14. 650-463-4970. Los Altos Stage Company. “Maple & Vine.” Jan. 29 through Feb. 22. By Jordan Harrison. “Katha and Ryu have become allergic to their 21st-century lives. After they meet a charismatic man from a community of 1950s reenactors, they forsake cellphones and sushi for cigarettes and Tupperware parties.” Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. $18-$34. www.losaltosstage.org or 650-941-0551..
The pair will join forces for Brahms’ Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op ballet shoes (film) cast. 34, considered to be an epic work for chamber musicians–and one that the composer created when he was only 31 years old. The Jupiters, as they call themselves, formed in 2001 and are family in more ways than one. The violinists are Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel; the violist, Liz Freivogel, is Meg’s older sister. Cellist Daniel McDonough, meanwhile, is Meg’s husband, which makes him Liz’s brother-in-law..
The busy group–which boasts five children among them!–has concertized from Carnegie Hall in New York to Sejong Chamber Hall in Seoul, South Korea. Nakamatsu, of course, is familiar to anyone who follows the classical music scene, especially locally. The San Jose native won the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 1997. In addition to the Brahms, the Quartet will perform Haydn’s Quartet No ballet shoes (film) cast. 42 in C Major, Op.54/#2 “Tost” and Bartók’s String Quartet No. 5..