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Pixels Based on a clever little French short film by Patrick Jean (which is available for free viewing on YouTube), "Pixels" is a soulless commercial enterprise: its only "art" the art of the steal. The movie enthusiastically rips off "Ghostbusters" by jump...... Read the full review

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A&E Features

Discovering new worlds
The third annual Mobile Digital Art & Creativity Summit will be held Aug. 7-9 at the Palo Alto Art Center. The exhibition and conference are dedicated to fine art created on mobile devices. Thursday, 12:28 PM

Ancient humor
Foothill Music Theatre takes on the toe-tapping toga party, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," as its summer production this year. Thursday, 12:41 PM

I'm melting
From pulpy paletas to boozy "poptails" to all-natural icy desserts made from fresh produce, 'tis the season for Popsicles. Thursday, 10:07 AM

Worth a Look: Music on the plaza, teen ceramics classes and more
This week, check out an arts festival at Rengstorff House in Mountain View, hear live music outdoors in Palo Alto and catch a free concert of the Peninsula Women's Chorus at Stanford. Thursday, 12:57 PM

One small seed
Based on a half-acre expanse of land on the grounds of St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park, NanoFarms USA provides both food and jobs for area residents. Thursday, 1:10 PM

Shop Talk: New stores to open at T&C
Fitness apparel store PrAna, upscale women's clothing boutique Joie and luxury cosmetics retailer Space NK prepare to move in to Palo Alto's Town & Country Village. Thursday, 1:17 PM

Parker Posey on 'Irrational Man'
Palo Alto Weekly movie critic Peter Canavese interviews actress Parker Posey about her role in Woody Allen's new film, "Irrational Man." Wednesday, 11:30 AM

A&E Digest: New public art approved, Redwood City gets spruced up
Palo Alto's Public Art Commission approves new art installations for City Hall's King Plaza, Mountain View's Community School of Music and Arts receives a major grant, Redwood City beautifies its downtown area and more. Tuesday, 10:39 AM | 6 comments

Past jail time
Bay Area "hyphy" rap duo the Hoodstarz grew up in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. After running in to trouble with the law, they've shifted gears and now focus on music, entrepreneurial ventures and community service. Wednesday, 4:32 PM | 2 comments

Comedy of bad manners
In NoŽl Coward's 1925 comedy, "Hay Fever," an eccentric English family's lack of social graces proves a bit much for its weekend guests. The work is part of Stanford Repertory Theater's 2015 Summer Festival. Wednesday, 4:49 PM

Aquarius Theatre reopens
After more than three months of closure for remodeling, downtown Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre, at 430 Emerson St., will reopen this Friday, July 24. Wednesday, 11:35 AM

A&E Digest: Palo Alto Art Commission works on master plan and more
Palo Alto's Public Art Commission works to develop a master plan, the Aquarius Theatre prepares to reopen and more. Monday, 10:14 AM

Haunting and wholehearted
The dramatic new musical, "Triangle," uses the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911 as the background context for a pair of love stories. Thursday, 11:59 AM

Franz Schubert, music's 'first romantic'

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