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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

'The Soul of EPA' kicks off African American History Month

The East Palo Alto Library will host "The Soul of EPA," a community event to kick off African American History Month, on Saturday, Feb. 1.

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Monday, January 27, 2020

'The Case of the Vanishing Firefish' combines environmental themes with a mindbending voyage

What do bioluminescent phytoplankton, a talking dolphin, the Dalai Lama and a spunky heroine who worships Hermione Granger have in common? They're all elements of a new, family-friendly play coming to Palo Alto's Cubberley Theatre.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Dragon's 'The Nether' is disturbing, smart drama

As a tense and creepy bit of drama, the production is a memorable trip to the dark side of the web.

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Friday, January 24, 2020

What's Palo Alto reading? Local book lovers share their favorite titles of the past year

Local book experts share a few of their favorite reads of 2019 and data on what titles were most popular.

Friday, 2:59 PM | 3 comments

Thursday, January 23, 2020

How does this Mountain View restaurant owner stay afloat? By keeping things really, really small.

At Mountain View's Yami Grill, which sources its produce from a farm run by a Buddhist temple and is the sole Peninsula restaurant to serve Guamanian food, the owner purposefully keeps things incredibly small.

Thursday, 12:16 PM | 4 comments
Friday Night at the Art Center: 'Rooted: Trees in Contemporary Art.'

The Palo Alto Art Center will celebrate the opening of its new exhibition, "Rooted: Trees in Contemporary Art," on Jan. 24, 7-9 p.m. with a free event featuring opportunities to meet artists, tree-themed art activities, refreshments, m

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Papyrus prepares to bid farewell to Palo Alto store

Greeting card retailer Papyrus is closing all 254 of its stationery stores over the next six weeks, including its site at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, according to multiple media reports.

Wednesday, 3:56 PM | No comments yet
Stanford presents 'One Touch of Venus'

What happens when an ancient statue of the goddess Venus comes to life? That's the topic of "One Touch of Venus," the 1941 musical fantasy by Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash and S.J. Perelman, presented this weekend by Stanford University's dep

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Poignant 'Pianist' shares a mother's gift

When teenage Lisa Jura left her home in Vienna, Austria, in 1938 and traveled, unaccompanied, to London, England, her mother told the budding concert pianist to "hold on to your music."

Wednesday, 11:32 AM | 2 comments
East Palo Alto record label aims to amplify diverse voices

When Justin Phipps looks at the Bay Area, and East Palo Alto in particular, he sees a diverse artistic community with strong cultural roots in danger of being displaced.

Wednesday, 11:14 AM | 2 comments
Wednesday: Illustrated talk on black holes at Foothill College

A free, non-technical and illustrated talk on black holes will be given Wednesday at Foothill College in Los Altos, Andrew Fraknoi, professor emeritus, announced.

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Sweethearts, on and off the stage

In their first production together, Max Tachis' character had to put his head under Roneet Aliza Rahamim's character's dress where, he recalled, due to their elaborate period costumes, it kept getting stuck.

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

A 'Little Women' weekend

Two of Hollywood's most iconic adaptations of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" will be back on the big screen at Stanford Theatre this weekend.

Thursday, 2:35 PM | No comments yet
Shop Talk: Farewell to foam, Abercrombie & Fitch

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the loss of Palo Alto's reigning foam shop and the closure of Abercrombie & Fitch at Stanford Shopping Center.

Thursday, 2:26 PM | No comments yet
The latest openings and closings in Midpeninsula dining

Restaurants have been coming and going at a dizzying rate the last few weeks up and down the Midpeninsula. Catch up with our list.

Thursday, 2:23 PM | 7 comments

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