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From the flames: Palo Alto Art Center exhibit explores the impact of wildfires through artists’ eyes
"Fire Transforms," the first in a series of environmental art shows, presents works from California artists who explore fire as a destructive yet beautiful force while encouraging action to combat climate change. Wednesday, 6:50 PM

Library festival highlights the art of storytelling
The Menlo Park Library kicks off its seventh annual Storytelling Festival on Oct. 2. The festival, which runs through Oct. 26, features professional storytellers sharing tales from around the world. Thursday, 11:10 AM

Giant gourds and Oktoberfest pours: 15 local events to celebrate fall
Longtime locals know fall is one of the best times of year on the Peninsula, filled with clear, warm days and the intermingling of end-of-summer traditions with autumn ones. Here are 15 autumn events we're looking forward to. Wednesday, September 21, 10:37 AM

Fall movie preview: More artsy prestige at the movies and from the streamers, too
For those film fans who tire easily of movies catering to the blockbuster mindset, fall can never arrive soon enough. As is tradition, the lion's share of the year's future Oscar contenders roll out in the last few months of the year. Thursday, September 15, 12:35 PM | 1 comments

Oktoberfest returns to the Peninsula
For the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Oktoberfest, the fabled beer festival has returned to Munich, Germany -- and along the Peninsula. Friday, September 16, 7:35 AM

Bestselling author Joanna Ho's young adult novel explores the impacts of suicide and racism on youth
Author and former school administrator Joanna Ho knows about the pressures of high school achievement. Ho was compelled to write her latest book, "The Silence that Binds Us," after a couple of encounters she had years ago. Thursday, September 15, 3:13 PM

'The Jungle Book' gets a thoughtful update

Great Glass Pumpkin Patch brings a sparkle to art center

Australian troupe's show stands the circus on its head at Stanford Live

Diving into a deep subject at the third annual Silicon Valley Sculpture event

Fall arts preview: Fully reopened local arts scene offers audiences a jam-packed fall calendar

From malasadas to maple bars, here are 13 can't-miss doughnut spots on the Peninsula

Pescadero's farmworkers can't afford the food they're growing for the Peninsula


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