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Miss Sloane
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Miss Sloane It's a bill! It's a law! No, it's Super-Lobbyist! These are the phrases conjured by "Miss Sloane," starring Jessica Chastain as a spike-heeled warrior who's both off-puttingly ruthless and "a conviction lobbyist" <0x2014> that is, a lobbyist who is m...... Read the full review

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"Rice at Stanford"
Bryce Love rushed for 111 yards. Photo by Stanford Athletics Submitted by Rick on Nov 27, 2016

 
 
 
A&E Features

'Tis the season to add to your home library!
Books often end up on a variety of holiday checklists either as travel companions, a special gift or the opportunity to share family time together during winter evenings in front of the fire, making this a good time of year for families to expand their home libraries. We've put together a list of books for children and families that cover everything from Ansel Adams' work to local ghost tales and family struggles set in the 1700s. Friday, 4:43 PM

The ambassador of 'Arabology'
Tune into KZSU 90.1 (Stanford University's radio station) and you'll hear hip-hop, electronica, folk songs, indie pop, rock 'n' roll, interviews with leading luminaries and everything in between. And that's all in one program: Dr. Ramzi Salti's "Arabology," the eclectic show that introduces listeners to the best music and culture coming out of the Arab world today. Wednesday, 9:19 AM | 3 comments

Crab season gets cooking
After last year's unprecedented shutdown of the Bay Area Dungeness crab season due to a toxic algae bloom, fishermen, chefs and consumers alike are enjoying access to the local favorite once again. Thursday, 11:52 AM

Stranger than 'Fiction'
According to playwright Steven Dietz, "there are really three 'pasts' -- the past we remember, the past that we record and the past that actually happened. I think they are seldom the same thing." The blurry lines between truth, fiction and memory are explored and displayed to riveting effect in Dietz's "Fiction," as staged at Redwood City's Dragon Theatre. Wednesday, 11:11 AM

Shop Talk: Anatolian Kitchen gets TV chef
In this week's Shop Talk column, Daryl Savage takes a closer look at new Italian restaurant Vina Enoteca, and talks to the owner of Anatolian Kitchen about his recent culinary coup: a new chef straight from Turkey. Thursday, 11:53 AM | 1 comments

Ragazzi Boys Chorus celebrates the season
The Ragazzi Boys Chorus has a lot to celebrate this December. Not only do the choir members (local boys ages 7-18) have their usual busy lineup of holiday performances, but this year they're also celebrating the release of their brand-new album "I Dream a World." Wednesday, 12:49 PM

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