Recent A&E Features

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Nonprofit welcomes Year of the Tiger with red envelope distribution, fundraiser

While WizChinese won't hold its annual Lunar New Year festival in light of the recent omicron surge, the nonprofit still plans to spread cheer to usher in the Year of the Tiger.

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'An Evening with an Immigrant' shares journey through poetry and stories

Playwright, poet and artist Inua Ellams returns to Stanford Live to perform his autobiographical solo show, "An Evening with an Immigrant," Jan. 29-30.

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Special 'attention:' Art center opens new show with online reception

The Palo Alto Art Center marks the opening of its new exhibition, "Creative Attention: Art and Community Restoration" with a virtual reception on Friday, Jan. 28.

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New nonprofit aims to bring more public art to downtown Menlo Park

"If you build it, they will come" is rarely applied to art, but it's a key part of the philosophy of Elevate Art Menlo Park, a new nonprofit looking to bring more public art -- and with it, more visitors -- to downtown Menlo Park.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Duo shares what makes their Lego displays click — and move

Adam and Simone Williams, known for building Lego scenes with moving elements, discuss their creations in a Jan. 27 virtual talk presented by the Museum of American Heritage.

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Friday, January 21, 2022

How a fictional plague helped Sequoia Nagamatsu overcome grief

"How High We Go in the Dark" by Sequoia Nagamatsu is a futuristic novel about a catastrophic pandemic that eerily mirrors current times. The first-time author, however, penned his story before COVID-19 was on anyone's radar.

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Good as gold: Aurum chef Manish Tayagi chats beating critics' bad reviews and Bobby Flay

You might know Manish Tyagi for his culinary creations throughout the Bay Area and beyond. In the coming months, he'll be collaborating with local restaurants to explore different cuisines and mix tradition with new twists.

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Show offers insight into personal 'Stories'

"Stories," a show of works by multimedia artist Shirley Bunger alongside student responses from a class she taught last fall, opened earlier this month at CSMA's Mohr Gallery and will be on view through March 25.

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Virtual photography talk focuses on local natural beauty

Environmental Volunteers hosts a virtual exhibit walkthrough Jan. 22 with photographer Chris Stevens-Yu, who discusses his works and shares what makes local open spaces special for nature photography.

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Labor of loaf: Manresa Bread expands to Palo Alto

Manresa Bread is expanding to Palo Alto's Town & Country Village this spring. This marks the fourth location for the institution founded by head baker Avery Ruzicka.

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Fancy footwork: Local arts groups make alternate plans amid latest pandemic surge

The omicron variant has put on hold some in-person arts events planned for the first months of 2022, but with expanded virtual options and many shows already rescheduled, it's not a throwback to the empty calendars of spring 2020.

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