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Thursday, August 22, 2019

The return of dim sum darling Fu Lam Mum

A dim sum restaurant's reputation rests on the quality of its dumplings. The renovated Fu Lam Mum in Mountain View aces this test.

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Palo Alto Art Center holds Family Day

A family-oriented, free event with hands-on art projects, performances and a scavenger hunt will be held Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Palo Alto Art Center.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Palo Alto Festival for the Arts features home decor, furniture

The festival showcases many items to furnish and decorate your home.

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Discovering the 'invisible' faces of Filoli

Filoli House and Gardens' current exhibition "Nest: Creating Home" is a multilayered, three-part project.

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The Pear goes Wilde with 'An Ideal Husband'

A good plan for staging an Oscar Wilde play in which everyone is expected to speak with proper British accents: Hire an experienced director who is actually from Great Britain.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Musical 'As You Like It' has two more free performances this weekend

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, which offers free performances in Bay Area parks, is back at the scenic grounds of Sequoia High School in Redwood City with two more performances of the comedy "As You Like It."

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Friday, August 16, 2019

Shop Talk: After 39 years of cakes and pastries, Palo Alto institution Prolific Oven to close

One of Palo Alto's longest-standing bakeries, The Prolific Oven will close on Aug. 31 due to a "severe" labor shortage and increasing cost of doing business in the Bay Area, the owners said Wednesday.

Friday, 11:42 AM | 8 comments
Escaped lemur faces judge in 'Chimerica'

Art, law and jungle primates mix in surprising ways in Anita Felicelli's new novel "Chimerica," where the Mountain View writer puts a giant talking lemur on the witness stand in a twisty legal case of artists' rights.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

'Sister Act' has soul power

Broadway By the Bay closes out the summer with another crowd-pleasing musical comedy. "Sister Act," based on the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg film of the same name, may have some hackneyed elements but it also has plenty of high-energy tunes.

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On 10-year anniversary, Oshman Family JCC celebrates more than Jewish life

On Aug. 18, the Oshman Family JCC will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the opening of its Midpeninsula cultural center, the Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life, with a free community celebration.

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A conversation with the chefs of Maum

Over tater tot poutine and budae jjigae, the chefs of Maum talked about why they got into cooking, where they eat on their days off and winning their first Michelin star.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

After two seasons, Pear Theatre artistic director to bow out in January

Betsy Kruse Craig will be stepping down in January to accept a new promotion as program director of speech, debate and performing arts for Stratford Middle Schools.

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