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S t a n d o u t A t t r a c t i o n s
12 South Bay Accent
Adapted from the beloved animated
Disney film and
Aladdin is brought to
theatrical life in this bold new
musical. Aladdin’s journey sweeps
audiences into an exotic realm of
daring adventure, classic comedy
and timeless romance. April 10–
21, times vary. Ticket prices vary.
San Jose Center for the Performing
Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd., San
P!NK with Julia
GMichaels rammy Award-winning pop icon
P!NK teams up with collaborator
and Grammy-nominated singersongwriter
Julia Michaels for her
“Beautiful Trauma World Tour.” A
popstar in her own right, Michaels
worked alongside P!NK to pen power
ballad “Barbies” and the melancholic
hit “For Now” from the pop-rock diva’s
“Beautiful Trauma” album. The acclaimed
tour has been lauded by fans
and critics alike for P!NK’s spectacular
stagecraft and soaring vocals paired
with Michaels’ heartfelt renditions of
original songs. April 17, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $47.45–$182.50. SAP Center
at San Jose, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose. 800/745-3000.
Savor Japanese food and
beer and an array of entertainment,
Shamisen music and
martial arts demonstrations
to kimono sales
and tea ceremonies.
event keeps kids entertained
soroban (abacus). May
19, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Free.
Hakone Estate and
Gardens, 21000 Big
Basin Way, Saratoga.
A kaleidoscope of colorful
blooms strut their stuff at
the Hakone Matsuri Japanese
Festival. Nestled in the
verdant hills of Saratoga, Hakone
Estate and Gardens showcases
the Bay Area’s Japanese
cultural roots against
a vibrant backdrop of wisteria,
rhododendrons and more.
10 TO 21
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