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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Community Notebook: East Palo Alto to host Juneteenth celebration

Juneteenth holds a particular significance to the identity of East Palo Alto, where an event on Saturday will mark the long-standing community and national holiday.

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A guide to summer jazz

Summertime is golden for live jazz on the Peninsula.

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Empanadas, anyone?

Venga Empanadas in Redwood City offers at least 18 varieties of Argentine empanadas, both meat and veggie, along with a half-dozen homemade soups, crisp salads, desserts and specialty foods.

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A tuneful tradition

Each Father's Day, University Avenue is closed to traffic and the streets of Palo Alto are alive with the sound of music of all sorts.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Paintings by Steve Curl

In February, local artist Steve Curl was selected to be Zion National Park's artist-in-residence. The fruits of his experience are currently on display at the Pacific Art League.

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Un-American activities

Joe Gilford's "Finks" is a slightly fictionalized story of what his parents (comics and activists Jack Gilford and Madeline Lee Gilford) experienced during the Hollywood blacklistings of the 1950s.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

iSing wins international contest

Palo Alto's iSing Silicon Valley girls choir has won the grand prize at the eighth International Robert Schumann Choral Competition.

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Renaissance woman

This Friday, artist Rebecca Schiffman will drop by KZSU's studio to chat, perform a few songs and premiere a brand-new single.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Shop Talk: Cigar House closes; new gym, bakery

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the closure of a California Avenue smoke-shop, a new fitness center and a forthcoming bakery.

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A Korean introduction

Despite its pedestrian storefront, So Gong Dong Tofu House is immensely popular and one of the only restaurants in the area specializing in authentic Korean sundubu-jjigae, or soft tofu soup.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Shadows in 'The Valley'

"The Valley" tells the story of a wealthy Indian-American family living in Atherton. The successful, picture-perfect Kumars seem to have it all but are devastated by the shocking suicide of college freshman Maya.

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They've got magic to do

If you're looking for an odd, funny, rather magical way to spend an evening, head to the Bus Barn Theater and catch Los Altos Stage Company's production of the musical "Pippin."

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Monday, June 4, 2018

MP Library launches summertime puppetry festival

The Menlo Park Belle Haven Library is hosting a three-month-long puppetry celebration, including performances by various professional puppet companies and puppet arts and crafts.

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