Ballet Dancers As Painted By Edgar Degas And The First Day Cover Of The Ballet Stamp - On Sale

This great picture collage salutes the great dance form of Ballet. The collage features a copy of two pictures painted by edgar Degas of Ballet dancers. Highlighting the collage is the First Day Cover of the stamp issued to honor Ballet as one of the great forms of American Dance. On the day a stamp is issued, it is only available in the city where it is issued and the Post Office certifies this by canceling the stamp “First Day of Issue.” This Ballet stamp was issued in New York City, NY. Overall, a great collectible for any music fan.The size of this matted picture is 11" x 14" and will fit any 11" x 14" inch frame. (a standard size). I make all these collages by hand. As a history buff as well as a lover of old movies and all types of sports, the key to each picture is the research behind it. Deciding what movies should go with a particular star or what game or series would best reflect a certain sports hero is crucial to a successful collage. I then design each picture individually and lay out the design on the mat. Finally, I cut each mat based on that design and assemble the collage.Shipping and Handling is free for the United States. Customers outside the US, please contact me for shipping costs to your country. Please note that we do not mark items purchased as gifts nor are we responsible for any import duties, taxes and charges that might be incurred. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding/buying.

From backup to the spotlight: Judith Hill is best known for her work as a backup singer for such artists as Stevie Wonder, Josh Groban and Michael Jackson. She is even featured in “20 Feet from Stardom” (2013), the popular documentary film focusing on the often-untold stories of backup vocalists. The R&B/soul singer is concentrating on her own solo career these days and brings her headlining tour to the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on Sept. 24. Xiomara and Camille Safiya are also on the bill. Details: 8 p.m.; $21,— Jim Harrington, Staff.

Shakespeare’s dark look at corruption, a demonic puppet at a youth ministry and a wealth of great dancing top my Weekend Top ballet dancers as painted by edgar degas and the first day cover of the ballet stamp 10 list for Sept, 21-24 (and beyond), 1 “Measure for Measure”: Is there any work by Shakespeare that hasn’t taken on new meaning and fresh relevance in the wake of November 2016? Certainly this one has, It’s all about justice, corruption, power, sex and phony morality, with a despotic leader imposing puritanical new rules (no sex, for one thing) while engaging in deviant practices himself, “Measure” is considered one of Shakespeare’s “problem plays,” in that its tone veers from tragedy to dark comedy — but even that aspect seems appropriate for today, In any event, California Shakespeare Theater is taking “the problem” head on..

Details: Through Oct. 8; Bruns Amphitheatre, Orinda; $20-$90; 2 “Hand to God”: All hail Tyrone, the possessed hand puppet who takes hold of a youth ministry group in this hilarious show set in rural, conservative Texas. His rants are head-spinningly foul and incendiary, and as for his foray into puppet sex — a vastly underappreciated facet of American theater — he holds his own with anything “Avenue Q” delivered. But this is not a show that exists on gratuitous sex and evil outbursts alone; its exploration of the crippling divide between how we are expected to act and how we really feel is illuminating. San Jose Stage opens its season with the R-rated dark comedy.

Details: In previews Sept, 21-22, main run is Sept, 23-Oct, 15; San Jose Stage; $30-$65; 408-283-7142,, 3 PUSHFest: You could probably hop on YouTube and spend a couple of hours tracking down clips of every sort of dance your heart desires, But here’s a better idea — head to ODC Theater in San Francisco for PUSHFest and see it live, The annual event hosted by PUSH Dance Company brings in companies and choreographers from across Northern California (plus a couple from New York) and presents everything from modern to contemporary dance to jazz and hip-hop, as well as works ballet dancers as painted by edgar degas and the first day cover of the ballet stamp from a wide variety of cultural origins..

Details: 8 p.m. Sept. 22-23, 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24; $15-$28; 4 “Disney’s The Little Mermaid”: This hit stage musical was drawn from Disney’s hit animated movie, which was drawn from the classic Hans Christian Andersen story. It’s been updated and retooled a few times but retains most of the original popular score by Alan Menken. It arrives in San Jose next week for a brief run. Details: Presented by Broadway San Jose; Sept. 26-Oct. 1; San Jose Center for the Performing Arts; $48-$203;,

5 Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Canadian-born Native American singer-songwriter broke out in 1960s folk scene with Neil Young, Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, and has had a long and fascinating career featuring fierce protest songs (“Now That the Buffalo’s Gone”) romantic ballads (she won an Oscar for co-writing “Up Where We Belong,” from “An Officer and ballet dancers as painted by edgar degas and the first day cover of the ballet stamp a Gentleman”) and being a longtime member of the Muppets cast, She comes to Stanford University’s Bing Concert Hall on Sept, 22, Details: Presented by Stanford Live; 7:30 p.m.; $22-$65; 650-724-2464,

6 “About Abstraction — Bay Area Women Painters”: The Bedford Gallery — tucked inside Walnut Creek’s Lesher Center for the Arts — has a knack for clever ideas. In this new exhibit, it has gathered works from 17 women artists — from up and coming to well-established — that reflect their views and visions on the 1940s-’50s abstract art movement. Details: Through Dec. 17; $3-$5 (free to those with tickets to evening performances at the Lesher);

7 Dance Theatre of San Francisco: The company under artistic director Dexandro “D” Montalvo aims to produce a dramatic and innovative blend of contemporary ballet, modern dance and hip-hop, The company presents ballet dancers as painted by edgar degas and the first day cover of the ballet stamp its fall program this weekend, featuring new works by Montalvo and Angela Dice Nguyen, Details: 8 p.m, Sept, 22-23; Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Complex, San Francisco; $20-$30;, 8 R, Carlos Nakai: The Native-American musician started out as a brass player but a car accident and resulting mouth injury scuttled those plans, He has since become perhaps the country’s premiere Native American flutist, whose career nowadays coincides with his goal of preserving his Navajo/Ute heritage, He comes to Livermore’s Bankhead Theater Sept, 21 to perform with frequent collaborators Will Clipman (percussion) and William Eaton (guitar)..

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