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Los Gatos Ballet: A Holiday Tradition

  Los Gatos Ballet’s Nutcracker is known as one of the best, family-friendly Nutcrackers  in the San Jose area. Filled with vibrant costumes, engaging sets and delightful choreography, this Nutcracker  is sure to charm children and adults of all ages. We proudly collaborate with San Jose Youth Symphony and conductor Yair Samet to provide a […]

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Los Gatos Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

What happens when two organizations packed with young talent come together?  “Perfection!” says Marcie Ryken, Director of Los Gatos Ballet and Artistic Director of the Ballet’s brand new production of “The Nutcracker,” coming to the Flint Center in Cupertino in December. The superbly gifted musicians of the San Jose Youth Symphony will join the talented […]

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Thanks for Giving With the help and generosity of the Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce and Sweeney, Mason, Wilson and Bosomworth, Thanks for Giving Week collected 3,841 meals for the needy, all donated by local residents and collected by local merchants, restaurants, wineries and services. Counting additional cash donations from local residents, businesses and civic […]

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The Los Gatos Holiday Guide

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year—especially in Los Gatos, where downtown is decorated to the nines and a series of traditional celebrations bring people together for tree lightings, parades and Santa sightings. Start making plans now to enjoy the holidays to the fullest. We bet we can fill up your entire calendar […]

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Black Ridge and the Ballet

Ballet Foundation Fundraiser When Marcie Ryken walked into the Black Ridge Vineyards tasting room in 2009 and asked owner Fred Faltersack about hosting a fundraiser for her Los Gatos Ballet Foundation, neither suspected an inspired pairing was inchoate. Not to mention the budding partnership of the winery and the ballet. “I did feel a little […]

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Cinderella is Back

  Los Gatos Ballet’s production of Cinderella, May 22-24 at West Valley College Theater, is designed to delight all ages.  Artistic Director Marcie Ryken says the lavish costumes, bold staging and the story itself make it terrific entertainment. “The story is filled with so much humor and drama that one can’t help but enjoy,” Ryken […]

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Community Calendar

Ballet Foundation Event A Big Success More than 150 people attended the Los Gatos Ballet Foundation’s fundraiser at Black Ridge Vineyards on March 30, raising nearly $25,000 for the foundation from ticket sales, a silent auction, raffle ticket sales, sponsors and other donations. The one silent auction item was Villa Marcella, (villamarcella.com), a 10,000 square […]

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Spring Forward

I can’t help feeling a bit guilty about our sunny weather while watching winter snowstorms wallop much of the country night after night. Of course, we have our own reverse weather crisis – a drought of historic proportions that is worsening with every rainless day. With this in mind, we offer our cover feature this […]

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Harvest In Early, Holidays Ahead

  With the arrival of November, the pace of life seems to accelerate to an audible pitch of frenzy. Harvest is now a memory: 2014 goes down as the earliest on record. Some winemakers were finished an entire month ahead of schedule and were unaccustomed to a “free” October. Burrell School’s longtime vineyard manager, Mark […]

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Talk of the Town

Welcome to our newest column. We’ll be writing about things that Los Gatos is talking about – on the street, in the halls of government, at coffee shops and community events, in businesses and schools and homes and clubs and anywhere else we hear something we think you might want to hear. So let’s get […]

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