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Arts & Entertainment - August 22, 2014

A&E Digest

VHS TAPES NEEDED ... Got dusty VHS tapes taking up space on the shelf? The Palo Alto Art Center wants the tapes for artist-in-residence Cristina Velazquez's large-scale, densely knit sculptures, which transform trash into art. Velazquez will work with the community to unravel the unwanted tapes and knit them together in unusual knitting circles. The knitted tapes are turned into sculptures, which will be displayed at the art center sometime in late September. Donated VHS tapes can be dropped off at the art center at 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto, during regular hours, Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m. Velazquez is scheduled to be in residence at the art center Sept. 11-Oct. 7. Tapes that might have historical content can be donated to the Palo Alto Historical Association. For information on how to donate historical items, go to pahistory.org.

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