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Sledge and her sisters Debbie, Kim and Kathy formed the Sister Sledge in 1971 in Philadelphia, their hometown, but struggled for years before success came. “The four of us had been in the music business for eight years and we were frustrated. We were saying: ‘Well, maybe we should go to college and just become lawyers or something other than music, because it really is tough,'” Joni told The Guardian in an interview last year. But then they met Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers of the hit group Chic, and their breakout soon came. The pair wrote and produced their album “We Are Family,” and soon the women had their first major hit with disco jam “The Greatest Dancer,” which became a top 10 hit in May 1979. (It would sampled years later for Will Smith’s hit “Getting Jiggy Wit It.”).

Formerly known as the Imperial Russian Ballet and later the Kirov, the St, Petersburg-based company features an extravagantly talented cast of ballerinas, including Alina Somova, Victoria Tereshkina, Ekaterina Kondaurova and Danila Korsuntsev, Set to Tchaikovsky’s soul-stirring score, Konstantin Sergeyev’s production is based on Petipa and Ivanov’s classic 1895 Imperial Ballet production, “Swan Lake” will be performed Oct, 10-14 ballet shoes dance at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall, Tickets are $30-$175; call 510-642-9988 or go to

It’s not that “Shrek the Musical” is all that different from Disney stories, really — it’s just that, like the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated movie on which the stage show is based (itself very loosely based on a children’s picture book by William Steig), it pokes fun at fairy-tale princess tropes and competitor Disney in particular. So it’s only natural that “Shrek” was also DreamWorks’ first foray into the Broadway business that had proved so lucrative for the Mouse House.

Another letter, from charter schools attorney Jennifer McQuarrie dated Oct, 25, said that in September Encore had received “resignations for all board members ballet shoes dance of Synergy Education Project,” forcing Encore to give notice of ending managing the Pittsburg campus, she said, “I only learned Saturday, but my son said he’d heard rumors the day before” about closure, said Rose Briones of Bay Point before Tuesday’s special meeting, “I’m already looking into transfering him, It really sucks for all of us.”..

Details: 9 p.m.; The Fillmore, San Francisco; $35; Hepcat: Formed in 1989, this SoCal ska outfit signed with Hellcat Records in the late ‘90s and released a pair of popular albums — “Right on Time” and “Push ‘n Shove.” Hepcat still features vocalists Greg Lee and Alex Desert (whose acting credits include the TV shows “The Flash” and “Boy Meets World”). Details: 9 p.m.; Slim’s, San Francisco; $40; Tommy Castro and the Painkillers: The San Jose blues giant, who has performed alongside such legends of the genre as John Lee Hooker and B.B. King, is back to spend another New Year’s Eve at the Freight. Castro is one of the Bay Area’s most acclaimed blues artists, who won the prestigious B.B. King Entertainer of the Year trophy in 2010. Zydeco accordionist Andre Thierry opens the show.