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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Shop Talk: Pizza Chicago relocates; new retailers set to move to Cal. Ave.

In this week's Shop Talk retail column, read about a pizzeria changing locations in Palo Alto, new businesses coming to California Avenue and an Indian resturant's new casual concept.

Thursday, 3:34 PM | No comments yet
Is Silicon Valley a threat to humanity?

Journalist and activist Bill McKibben's new book takes stock of how well humankind is coping with the effects of climate change.

Thursday, 11:07 AM | 23 comments
Worth squawking about

Last April, Andrea Leslie was nearly ready to debut her chicken restaurant -- slated to be the west coast's first franchise of Washington, D.C.-based The Chickery -- in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood. Then, she received a cease-and-desist letter. That's when her Fowl Play Roadside Chicken concept took flight.

Thursday, 10:35 AM | 1 comment

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Rhiannon Giddens, Joshua Bell and more to feature in Stanford Live's next season

Stanford Live's 2019-2020 season will "explore the intersection of art and politics."

Wednesday, 3:50 PM | No comments yet
Pacific Art League's exhibition celebrates the 'timeless quality' of black-and-white photography

We live in an image-driven society and, thanks to cell-phone technology, most of us have the ability to document our every encounter, action and meal. But when one thinks of photography as an art form, the black-and-white print is a dominant image.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

'Woodlands' features art of Portola Valley photographer

The work of Portola Valley photographer Alan McGee is on exhibit at Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park through April 30.

Tuesday, 12:59 PM | No comments yet
'Grapes of Wrath' boasts fine cast but lacks depth

Los Altos Stage Company's current production of "The Grapes of Wrath" is blessed with a mostly excellent cast, fine direction from Jeffrey Lo, a pretty set and even a good little barefoot band in the corner.
What it's missing is desperation, starvation, a sense of place and palpable death.

Tuesday, 12:57 PM | 2 comments

Thursday, April 11, 2019

How the Asian Box chef accidentally opened a gluten-free bakery

Gracie Jones, who has devoted her life to "cooking nonstop" for 20 years, did not intentionally set out to open up a gluten-free bake shop.

Thursday, 10:56 AM | 3 comments
Note-able local musicians on NPR

Two young Palo Alto classical musicians will be featured on a national radio program.

Thursday, 9:35 AM | No comments yet

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