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Thursday, October 12, 2017

New heights

Eight-month-old Everest Cuisine is lighting up a quiet corner of southeast Mountain View with delicious Indo-Nepali standards, tented outdoor seating and a focus on take-out.

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Shop Talk: New bakery opens; Chop & Pub

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a new Palo Alto bakery and a booze-and-tapas establishment headed to Mountain View.

Thursday, 10:29 AM | No comments yet

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Photographer Matt Black

The latest installment of the Palo Alto Photography Forum will feature photographer Matt Black in conversation with Mother Jones editor Mark Murrmann on Friday, Oct. 13.

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'Moon Mouse' lights up Palo Alto

When Ian and Eleanor Carney started Lightwire Theater in 2007, they had no idea that it would take them all over the country and the world -- and then all the way to the moon. But they're blasting off from the Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto on Oct. 22 with their newest show, "Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey."

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Give it to me straight, docs

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. With apologies to Aretha Franklin, you can find out what it means to you at this year's United Nations Association Film Festival. This year's theme of "Respect" encompasses the festival's ongoing mission, to celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by showcasing global documentary films that feature diversity, compassion and justice.

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Annual Book Arts Jam returns Oct. 15

The annual Book Arts Jam, presented by the Bay Area Book Artists (BABA), will be held Sunday, Oct. 15.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Digital DNA faces possible demise

Digital DNA, the egg-shaped sculpture made partly of computer circuit boards currently installed in Lytton Plaza, has been recommended for deaccession (removal from the city's public art collection), leaving artist Adriana Varella scrambling for a way to save the work.

Thursday, 11:59 AM | 36 comments
Q&A with Yotam Ottolenghi

Read an exclusive email Q&A between chef-author Yotam Ottolenghi and the Palo Alto Weekly.

Thursday, 10:56 AM | No comments yet
Sweet talking

Yotam Ottolenghi, an Israeli-born British chef known for his string of London delis and stunning cookbooks, spoke in Palo Alto on Tuesday while on tour for his new book, "Sweet."

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Benefit concert for Neighbors Abroad

Lily Liu, a senior at Gunn High school, has organized a concert to benefit Neighbors Abroad, the official sister city organization of Palo Alto.

Thursday, 9:04 AM | 2 comments

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Naomi Mindelzun at Gallery 9

The work of Palo Alto artist Naomi Mindelzun will be on display at Gallery 9 in Los Altos (143 Main St.) through Oct. 29.

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Razavi and Dabalos to perform the Great American Songbook

Local jazz artists Mason Razavi (guitar) and Amy Dabalos (vocals), along with their band, present an evening of standards from the so-called "Great American Songbook," including works of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Harold Arlen and more, on Saturday, Oct. 7.

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Body of art

Loie Hollowell's exhibition "Point of Entry" consists of eight paintings and several works on paper. The show, on view until Nov. 2, has generated a lot of buzz both because of the artist's working technique and her subject matter.

Wednesday, 10:31 AM | No comments yet
Old Testament, new musical

The story of Moses and his people's Exodus from Egypt has been retold in many ways, including, this month from TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, as a new musical -- "The Prince of Egypt" -- with songs by Broadway-and-film legend Stephen Schwartz.

Wednesday, 9:14 AM | 1 comment