Posts Tagged ‘valentines’
According to Target, Valentine’s Day Season Starts on December 26th – Just Look at All These Heart-Shaped BoxesMonday, January 2nd, 2017
And then after this, it’ll be Love Day to get ready for.
Is this what St. Valentine would have wanted, this kind of horning in on St. Nicholas?
As seen at Frisco’s City Target Central in fucking December, 2016. Bah!
Cheap Date: Take Your Honey to the San Francisco Ballet for as Little as $15 Bucks a Ticket on Valentine’s Day!Thursday, February 9th, 2012
This is it: 2012 is the year to impress your Valentine’s Day date by attending a showing of the vaunted, world-class San Francisco Ballet for less than what it cost you to see Transformers III: Dark of the Moon at the AMC.
“Our gift to you: we’re offering 2-for-1 ballet tickets for Valentine’s Day! Be quick as these WILL sell out!”
So there you go. Type in the secret code and then all the available seats you can see will be marked down – for example Balcony
Center tickets will cost you just $30 a pair.
Maria Kochetkova and Gennadi Nedvigin in Wheeldon’s Number Nine. © Erik Tomasson
“Join San Francisco Ballet for the return of Wayne McGregor’s stunning Chroma, an award-winning contemporary work proclaimed “ravishing on all fronts” by theSunday Times (UK), set to music compositions by Joby Talbot and arrangements by Jack White III. The evening also features Beaux, a world premiere work by acclaimed choreographer Mark Morris, and an encore presentation of Christopher Wheeldon’s breathtaking Number Nine, featuring a large ensemble of 24 dancers and set to an exhilarating score by Michael Torke.
The 2011 world premiere of Number Nine was made possible by Lead Sponsors Shelby and Frederick Gans, David and Kelsey Lamond, and Mr. and Mrs. James N. Sullivan, and by Major Sponsors Rosemary B. Baker, and Jennifer Caldwell and John H. N. Fisher, and by Sponsors Courtney Benoist and Jason M. Fish. The 2012 world premiere of Beaux is made possible by Lead Sponsors Mrs. Suzy Kellems Dominik and The Bernard Osher Foundation.”
See you there!
PROGRAM 2: OPENING NIGHT – Tuesday, February 14 – 8:00PM
Choreographer: Wayne McGregor
Composer: Joby Talbot, Jack White III
Conductor: Martin West
Maria Kochetkova, Jaime Garcia Castilla
Frances Chung, Pascal Molat
Yuan Yuan Tan, Taras Domitro
Dana Genshaft, Anthony Spaulding
Isaac Hernandez, Garen Scribner
Choreographer: Mark Morris
Composer: Bohuslav Martinů
Conductor: Martin West
Harpsichord: Bradley Moore
Jeremy Rucker*, Pascal Molat*, Benjamin Stewart*
Vito Mazzeo*, Ruben Martin Cintas*, Gennadi Nedvigin*
Sean Bennett*, Jaime Garcia Castilla*, Diego Cruz*
Choreographer: Christopher Wheeldon
Composer: Michael Torke
Conductor: Charles Barker
Dores Andre, Daniel Deivison-Oliveira
Vanessa Zahorian, Garen Scribner
Sarah Van Patten, Ruben Martin Cintas,
Sofiane Sylve*, Vito Mazzeo*
*Denotes premiere in role
In the event of injury or illness, casting is subject to change
Cut-Rate Pre-Valentine’s Ballet: Special Half-Price Performance of Giselle Had People Lined-Up Around the Block Last NightMonday, February 14th, 2011
I don’t exactly know why, but our San Francisco Ballet opened its doors last night for a last-of-the-season performance of Giselle.
First, it was all like this, with the will-call line going down Van Ness and then curving around to Grove:
And then it was like this – here’s the view from first class, courtesy of McNitt.
(Oh, so that’s what it looks like from up there. I’ve never been.)
Truly a memorable evening it was.
Hey, why not head over to the SFB right now and score three performances for $78 ‘n stuff?
And don’t forget about enchanting story ballet Coppélia coming March 19th, 2011.
See you there!
Yes, the prices you see are already marked down 50%, just for you, Romeo. Yes, seats are still available but only about half as many as yesterday – tickets are selling like the hot cakes.
You’ve already seen the Conscientious Objectors in the Great Pillow Fight War of Valentine’s Day, 2009. Now you can see what it looked like up close on the field of battle.
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There hasn’t been that much stuff flying around San Francisco’s Ferry Building since Barry Bonds Day, 2007
See you next year!