Recent A&E Features

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Thai-style comfort food

It seems as if Mountain View's Amarin Thai Cuisine has been around forever. Twenty-six years of staying power means repeat business from a cadre of loyal customers, both old acquaintances and those newer in town.

Thursday, 10:24 AM | 2 comments

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A modernized masterpiece

There are moments throughout West Bay Opera's inspired interpretation of Giacomo Puccini's "La bohème" when audience members can be forgiven for forgetting that they're watching a work that premiered more than 112 years ago.

Wednesday, 1:19 PM | 4 comments
Pear offers winning 'Hedda Gabler'

From the moment she maligns dear Aunt Juliana's feathered bonnet, draped carelessly on a corner of the sofa, it's clear that Hedda Gabler is no sweetheart.

Wednesday, 1:06 PM | No comments yet
Always a day away

With a full slate of documentary films rolling out between now and Oct. 28, the 21st UNAFF continues the festival's mission to celebrate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by showcasing global documentary films demonstrating diversity, compassion and justice.

Wednesday, 12:51 PM | No comments yet

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Woodside: Day of the Horse celebration Saturday

Woodside celebrates its equestrian heritage -- this year on Saturday, Oct. 13 -- as it has in years past: with a fair, stagecoach rides, a trail ride, exhibits, prizes and a blessing of the horses.

Thursday, 1:05 PM | No comments yet
Shop Talk: Su Hong to close; eco-friendly apparel

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the longtime Su Hong owner David King's retirement plans and a new clothing store at Town & Country Village.

Thursday, 10:11 AM | No comments yet
A new old-fashioned treat

Gail Waldo perfected her licorice recipe for over a year, testing online recipes until she struck what might be cheekily referred to as "black gold," a sweet that's not as hard and bitter as conventional black licorice.

Thursday, 10:03 AM | No comments yet

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The Rontgen Trio

Bay Area concert pianist Mark Anderson, Dutch violinist Antoine von Dongen and cellist Eric Gaenslen together form The Rontgen Trio, which will perform Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8 by Johannes Brahms and the Piano Trio No. 6 in C-minor, Op. 50 by Julius Rontgen on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Wednesday, 3:38 PM | No comments yet
Andy Warhol: The fame game

Andy Warhol would have been 90 years old on Aug. 6 of this year. Had he lived, there is little doubt that he would be right at home with our image-obsessed society.

Wednesday, 1:20 PM | No comments yet
A moving musical memoir

"Fun Home" is a very personal and specific story of one woman and her memories of her dysfunctional family. However, it's one that resonates with anyone who's ever had a complicated relationship or who's struggled with finding and embracing their identity. That is to say, everyone.

Wednesday, 1:10 PM | 1 comment