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Thursday, November 30, 2023

Peninsula dining destinations offering fireside seats

If you're hoping to find cozy dining and/or sipping destinations with a warm glow, you may want to give these a try.

Thursday, 2:55 PM | 1 comment
At long last, Mademoiselle Colette opens Atherton location

When you walk into the new Mademoiselle Colette bakery-cafe in Atherton, you are greeted with pastel greens, handmade wallpaper and white marble in this pocket-sized gem, which finally opened after nearly a year of delays.

Thursday, 12:56 PM | No comments yet
Arts briefs: 'Jungle Book Reimagined,' world-premiere 'Velveteen Rabbit' musical and more

This week, catch a new take on "The Jungle Book," get cheerful with "Elf The Musical," hear steel drums at The Guild, see a world-premiere musical of "The Velveteen Rabbit" and bask in "A Candlelit Homecoming" choral concert.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Inside Margo Cilker’s new album, ‘Valley of Heart’s Delight’

To listen to Los Altos-raised musician Margo Cilker's latest album is to travel down a trail with a seasoned rambler; to hear a fresh voice with an old soul; and to reckon with nostalgia both real and imagined.

Wednesday, 4:55 PM | 2 comments

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

A look at Qualia Contemporary Art's first show in its new home

Qualia Contemporary Art founder Dacia Xu recently moved the gallery, which she opened in downtown Palo Alto in 2020, to a larger space a few blocks away. The gallery opened its inaugural show in the new location earlier this month.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Nathan's Fearless Five, fronted by high school junior Nathan Tokunaga, plays regular gigs in Palo Alto and San Francisco

Nathan Tokunaga fronts jazz group Nathan's Fearless Five. The group, which began as a way to raise funds for New Orleans musicians' health care, are now musicians in residence at the Rinconada Library, with their next show Nov. 25.

Tuesday, 5:44 PM | No comments yet
Culinary holiday happenings around Silicon Valley

Want to celebrate the holidays while supporting your favorite local eateries? From makers markets to cookie-decorating workshops, there are events fit for everyone's wish list. Here's a roundup of food-centric holiday happenings.

Tuesday, 12:12 PM | No comments yet

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