Recent A&E Features

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Stanford Live earns Hewlett grant

Stanford Live and Weyni Mengesha have been awarded a $150,000 grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to commission and produce a contemporary reimagining of Scott Joplin's 1911 opera "Treemonisha," the foundation announced this week.

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Raising the curtain on 'The Nutcracker'

Putting on a production of "The Nutcracker" is no small feat, despite the bevy of local performances on offer during the holiday season. Mountain View's Western Ballet allowed Voice photographer Magali Gauthier behind the scenes to document the controlled chaos.

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Shop Talk: Ulferts to open; Cho's to close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a Hong Kong retail chain expanding to Palo Alto and the forthcoming closure of the longtime Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum.

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Happiness on the half shell

Rustic House Oyster Bar and Grill has brought a vibrant, something-for-everyone vibe to the corner of Main and Second streets in downtown Los Altos.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Landmark Theaters bought by Cohen Media Group

Landmark Theaters, which includes the Aquarius Theatre in downtown Palo Alto and the Guild in Menlo Park, has been bought by the Cohen Media Group, the company announced this week.

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Who wants to live forever?

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is currently presenting the 2016 Broadway musical version of the magical, melancholy tale, which seems likely to be a crowd pleaser for audience members of all ages.

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Yard to table

The kitchen at Maum, an upscale, 16-seat Korean restaurant in downtown Palo Alto, is fueled by carefully tended vegetable beds, fruit trees and chicken coops in backyards-turned-farms in Los Altos Hills.

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Pear's 'Conversation With Edith Head'

With eight Oscars on her shelf and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, costume designer Edith Head (1897-1981) dressed such legends as Mae West, Clara Bow, Bette Davis, Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly during a six-decade career.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Orchestra of seniors

The Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School Orchestra, comprised of local musicians age 50 and up, presents its free holiday concert Wednesday, Dec. 5.

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