Mamma Mia, San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, June 7-12, 2011

255 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, CA, 95113
(408) 792-4111

June 7-12, 2011

MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it’s your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA’s greatest hits, including

“Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper,” “Take A Chance on Me” and “The Winner Takes It All,”

Mamma Mia is a musical based on the songs from ABBA.  The story takes place on a Greek island.  On the night before the daughters wedding, there comes a question to who her father could really be.  This is because  Shopie comes to reading about three men from her mothers past.  This story enhances love, laughter, and frienship.  Every night is a great night!

Whether it’s your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!

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City of San Jose, Silicon Valley Ca

History: Founded on November 29, 1777 as Pueblo de San Jose, California’s first civilian settlement and California’s first capital.

San Jose is the 10th largest city in the U.S., attracting professionals in the high tech industries. While one of the most compelling reasons to visit San Jose comes in the form of work-related business or attendance at a convention, San Jose provides a great vacation, as well.

Located 50 miles east of the Pacific Ocean and 50 miles south of San Francisco in Santa Clara County, California’s third largest city enjoys a beautiful Silicon Valley landscape of rolling hills and friendly climate. Mild year-round temperatures and winter rains provide the perfect conditions for growing wine grapes. Surrounded by gently-rolling hills that include some of California’s oldest wineries, wine tasting and wine tours provide fun excursions to the nearby countryside.

In just a day or weekend you can get moving and never stop as you go from museum to museum, visit the downtown highlights, and shop at places such as Santana Row. Designed in the vein of Las Ramblas in Barcelona, the mixed residential commercial spaces feature street level shopping & dining along plazas that include some outdoor patio, a public courtyard where concerts and events are held on a greenbelt, and condominiums in second and third floor residences. For those living in San Jose, they appreciate the fact that it has ranked consistently between 1 and 10 in the top 10 safe cities in the U.S.

For vacations, there are some fun things to see and do, and the beauty of San Jose is that you can fly into the city’s San Jose Silicon Valley Airport, hop aboard the public transportation, and be downtown walking to everything.

SLG Art Boutiki & Gallery, San Jose Ca

SLG Publishing’s Art Boutiki & Gallery is San Jose’s swankiest spot for comic books, graphic novels and cool stuff. What else would you expect from the self-proclaimed “Coolest Comics Publishier in America”. 

The gallery/store is stocked with the complete line of SLG comics and other products as well as select comics, graphic novels and toys from other publishers and producers. The Boutiki is also the home to some of the swingingest openings and events in downtown San Jose highlighted by our monthly participation in the South First Friday Art Walk.

Their Website.

San Jose State University, San Jose Ca

San Jose State University is located right in the heart of downtown San Jose. Give yourself an hour or two to stroll the grounds. This is a beautiful campus with a spanish flair in its archecture design. Beautiful gardens and oak and palm trees all around.

First Church of Christ Scientist, San Jose Ca

First Church of Christ Scientist. 43 East Saint James Street, Downtown San Jose Ca

Yep, it still stands there, now you know what it was.

Designed by San Francisco architect Willis Polk in 1904. The structure was built in the shape of a Greek cross, and topped by a 45-foot high dome. In 1946, the congregation moved to a new church on The Alameda.

Some uses of the church since that time have included movie theater, day care center and rehearsal hall for the San Jose Children’s Musical Theater. It has stood abandoned for years. A bone in the boneyard.

Overfelt Gardens Park, Chinese Cultural Garden, San Jose Ca

 Chinese Cultural Garden Gate

Overfelt Gardens Park
368 Educational Park Dr.
San José, CA

phone – 408-251-3323
fax – 408-251-2865

The first thing you’ll notice about the Chinese Cultural Garden is its peacefulness. Even the sounds of San José’s busy lifestyle fade away as you stroll by the quiet ponds and stately pavilions. The Chinese Cultural Garden is a feature of Overfelt Gardens Park and was inspired in 1971 by Frank and Pauline Lowe.

CLICK HERE FOR THE WEBSITE.