By Jackie Burrell
Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 5:50 am in Family Outings.
Frogs, Friends, Music: Catch the kid-pleasing chamber music group, the Bellavente Wind Quintet, as they celebrate the release of their new CD, â€śFrogs and Friends with the Bellavente Wind Quintet, Music and Stories for Children.â€ť Theyâ€™ll be doing a childrenâ€™s concert at Berkeleyâ€™s Crowden School at 11 a.m. Nov. 21. The show is free; cookies and juice are $1 each. Details: www.bellavente.com.
Cool Capoeira: If youâ€™ve never seen the Brazilian martial arts/performing arts hybrid known as capoeira, the next show on the Pleasanton Public Libraryâ€™s â€śDance and Sing Around the Worldâ€ť series offers a perfect opportunity. The ABADA-Capoeira ensemble will perform a free show at 3 p.m. Nov. 20. Details: www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us/library/programs-and-events.html.
Recycled Art: Computer disc robots, flamboyant shopping bag dresses and other spectacular examples of trash-turned-art are showcased at Oakland MOCHAâ€™s annual Re-Create exhibit. The show runs 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every weekend from Nov. 19 to Dec. 19 at 54 Water Street, Jack London Square, Oakland. Details: http://mocha.org.
Mirror Art: Itâ€™s time once more for some family fun at San Franciscoâ€™s Museum of Modern Art. Join the family tour at 1 p.m. Nov. 21 and enjoy â€śMirror, Mirrorâ€ť themed activities from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Details: www.sfmoma.org/families.
Hip Kidâ€™s Music: Get those toes tapping. The Alphabet Rockers are headlining at Sausalitoâ€™s Bay Area Discovery Museum this weekend as part of the â€śHip Kidâ€™s Music Series.â€ť Catch them at 11 a.m. Nov. 20. Details: Tickets $10-$12, www.baykidsmuseum.org.