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1917 World War I was coined the "Great War," the war to end all wars. But is the war movie "1917," which won "Best Drama" and "Best Director" at the Golden Globe Awards, a great film? The film to end all films? Almost certainly not. It's not a bad film, b...... Read the full review

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Palo Alto Players production offers an update to Ibsen's 'feminist moment'
Back in the 19th century, Ibsen's "A Doll's House" shocked audiences with its frank depiction of an unhappy woman. The sequel, on stage now in Palo Alto, picks up 15 years later. Wednesday, 9:30 AM

Good acoustics: A Q&A with Kaki King
Innovative guitarist/composer Kaki King will offer a free concert at the Community School of Music and Arts on Saturday, Jan. 18. Wednesday, 9:47 AM | 2 comments

The latest openings and closings in Midpeninsula dining
Restaurants have been coming and going at a dizzying rate the last few weeks up and down the Midpeninsula. Catch up with our list. Thursday, 2:23 PM | 3 comments

Shop Talk: Farewell to foam, Abercrombie & Fitch
In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the loss of Palo Alto's reigning foam shop and the closure of Abercrombie & Fitch at Stanford Shopping Center. Thursday, 2:26 PM

A 'Little Women' weekend
Two of Hollywood's most iconic adaptations of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" will be back on the big screen at Stanford Theatre this weekend. Thursday, 2:35 PM

'No Blue Memories' celebrates poet Gwendolyn Brooks
Emmy-award winning shadow puppetry company Manual Cinema will present "No Blue Memories," a work about Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks. Wednesday, 10:38 AM

Stanford to share a historic anti-war speech by MLK
A newly discovered recording of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic speech against the Vietnam War, "Beyond Vietnam," will be played as part of a special program at Stanford's Memorial Church on Thursday. Wednesday, 12:13 PM

Tam Tam doubles the pleasure
Tam Tam, the long-awaited, more casual follow-up to Palo Alto's Tamarine, branches out beyond South Vietnamese cooking, the style most familiar in the U.S. Thursday, 12:33 PM

The best, worst and most memorable movies of 2019

Meet Silicon Valley's own Willy Wonka and his chocolate-making robot


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