Recent A&E Features

Thursday, November 14, 2019

'Go when it's quiet': veteran photojournalist Maggie Steber on why coups and riots don't reveal the whole picture

Ahead of her upcoming talk at the Palo Alto Photo Forum, photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist Maggie Steber discusses her time photographing Haiti and the daily appeal of voodoo.

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Mountain View's Le Plonc pairs lesser-known wines with populist foods

Le Plonc, the 18-month-old wine bar on Castro Street in Mountain View, has created a stylish space and accessible menu that attracts both casual sippers and discerning oenophiles.

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'Hell on Earth: A New Musical' premieres in Mountain View

"Hell on Earth: A New Musical (About Middle School)" follows seven best friends as they join forces to survive the final days of middle school.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Mwenso & The Shakes honor the ancestors of jazz

Mwenso & The Shakes, the dynamic, multinational vocal/instrumental/tap dance ensemble, may be the perfect ambassadors to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance.

Wednesday, 2:38 PM | No comments yet
Children's Author & Illustrator fair held Nov. 16

Authors and illustrators of children's books will come together at Orion Alternative School in Redwood City from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16.

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Los Altos History Museum exhibition spotlights disaster readiness

The Los Altos History Museum is presenting the exhibition "Our Community Prepares: Acts of Nature, Then and Now," which educates visitors about the local aftermath of Loma Prieta and other disasters.

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Palo Alto Players tells 'A Christmas Story'

All of the most beloved gags from the holiday film favorite "A Christmas Story" are preserved in its recent musical adaptation, currently a jolly production by Palo Alto Players.

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Tim Bond named TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's next artistic leader

Tim Bond has been appointed the next artistic director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, the arts organization announced Tuesday.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Concert: Matt the Electrician with Sylvie Simmons

Singer-songwriters Matt the Electrician and Sylvie Simmons will perform at Cubberley Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Tuesday, 9:20 AM | 2 comments

Monday, November 11, 2019

Shop Talk: Farmers market goes year-round; new boxing gym

In the latest Shop Talk column, news about the Downtown Palo Alto Farmers Market, a boxing gym with group workouts and a pizzeria that's moving into the old Applewood space.

Monday, 2:01 PM | 1 comment

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants, are a growing phenomenon in the Bay Area, and the Peninsula is no exception.

Thursday, 2:06 PM | 14 comments
'Enrique Chagoya: Detention at the Border of Language' on view at Coulter Art Gallery

A survey of paintings, drawings, prints, and multiples by artist and Stanford University professor Enrique Chagoya are on view at the Coulter Art Gallery.

Thursday, 2:00 PM | 2 comments
The King's Singers find harmony at Stanford

Long-running British a cappella group The King's Singers will perform at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall on Sunday, Nov. 10.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Foothill stages political parable

The play "has never been popular," said Bruce McLeod, who is directing it for Foothill Theatre in Los Altos Hills. "It's a sensitive subject, when you think about it."

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Tudor tale, 'Anne of the Thousand Days,' is an intimate approach to history

Though it all went down nearly 500 years ago, the tempestuous, world-changing romance between England's King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, remains an eternally compelling topic.

Wednesday, 10:11 AM | No comments yet

Monday, November 4, 2019

Celebrating feline form and friendship

A brown tabby cat named Roy joined artist Junko Tsuchida's family in the year 2000. During a difficult period of Tscuchida's life, she took comfort in sketching Roy, sometimes for up to five hours a day.

Monday, 10:16 AM | 4 comments

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