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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Perfectly unpretentious

There was a bit of showmanship pulling into the Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel with Teslas, Porsches and Ferraris lined up, but there's no pretension inside Madera, just pleasant ambiance, great food and a staff eager to please.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Once more into the 'Cuckoo's Nest'

There is more than enough good acting, good direction, and good design work to make Los Altos Stage Company's "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" a worthwhile evening of theater.

Wednesday, 9:43 AM | 1 comment

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Speak your truth

On Wednesday, April 19, Palo Alto's King Plaza will host the "Truth Booth," an interactive art project in which passersby are invited to record a brief video message.

Tuesday, 2:02 PM | 1 comment
Finding a home in the world

Menlo Park author Donia Bijan tells a gripping story of an exile's return home in her first novel, "The Last Days of Cafe Leila," which is being launched at an author event Thursday, April 20, at Kepler's bookstore.

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Local Earth Day events

Film screenings, festivals and more will pay homage to Mother Earth this weekend. Here are just a few local events.

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One final bow

For the past quarter century, Redwood Bluegrass Associates has been supporting and promoting top-notch bluegrass concerts on the Peninsula. Now, it's time to say goodbye.

Tuesday, 10:02 AM | 1 comment

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Shop Talk: Chantilly closes, Sweaty Betty to open

Read about a London athleisure boutique coming to town, the closure of a Palo Alto dining fixture and notable accolades for a range of local businesses.

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The Cool philosophy

Since Jesse Ziff Cool first opened Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park more than 30 years ago, her first allegiance has been to the people serving her customers and by extension, the people growing and raising the food on their plates.

Thursday, 11:29 AM | 5 comments
Petticoats, kilts and tailcoats

Bay Area dance groups will present a showcase of historic French, Central European and Scottish dances from the Victorian era through the early 20th century in full, colorful costume this weekend.

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'ArtWorlds: India' at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Art will celebrate the food, art, music and dance of India on Friday.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

'The Wild Party' at Stanford

Stanford University's Ram's Head Theatrical Society presents its annual spring musical April 14-15 and 20-22, with performances at 8 p.m. This year, the show is Andrew Lippa's dark, risque, rollicking "The Wild Party," based on the Jazz Age poem by Joseph Moncure March about feuding lovers and the titular raucous bash gone wrong.

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Film: 'Love and Taxes'

Bay Area comedian/actor/writer extraordinaire Josh Kornbluth will hold the Peninsula premiere of his film "Love & Taxes" at the Pear Theater (1110 La Avenida St.) on Saturday, April 15 (tax day), at 7 p.m.

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Worth a Look

A film screening, a musical, a celebration of Indian arts and more in this week's Worth a Look.

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Facebook to hold five community festivals in Menlo Park this year

Facebook plans to hold five community festivals at its Menlo Park headquarters from May through October that will be free and open to the public.

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'Rags' is rich with history, music

"Rags" is a good old-fashioned musical with plenty to offer modern audiences. Judging by the standing ovation on opening night, its current version, directed by TheatreWorks Artistic Director Robert Kelley, looks to further redeem the show, letting it live up to its considerable potential.

Wednesday, 9:48 AM | 1 comment

2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here