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Publication Date: Friday, January 30, 2002

Weekend Preview Weekend Preview (January 30, 2002)

"Margaret's Tulips," by Jan Lord. Lord's watercolors will be featured through Feb. 28 at the Pacific Art League of Palo Alto.

"Mixed Heights and Harbor from World Trade Center II," an oil on linen work by Yvonne Jacquette. The work will be on display through April 21 at the Cantor Arts Center.
Thursday

"Aerial Muse: The Art of Yvonne Jacquette"
will be on display through April 21 at Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center, Museum Way and Lomita Drive. The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; Thursday until 8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information call (650) 723-4177 or visit www.stanford.edu/dept/ccva.

Drue Kataoka will exhibit her painting "Highway Hopscotch," through Feb. at University Art Center, 267 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto. Prints of the Sept. 11-inspired work will also be available, with proceeds benefiting the Rotary Club of Menlo Park Drue Kataoka Arts Scholarship. There will be an artist's reception today from 5-7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information please call (650) 324-3783.

Chanticleer, will perform tonight and Friday at 8 p.m. at Stanford's Memorial Church. Presented by Stanford Lively Arts, the concert will feature the world premiere of "Lamentations and Praises" by British composer Sir John Tavener. Tickets are $34; half-price for young people 15 and under; discounts for students. Tickets are available through the Stanford Ticket office at Tresidder Memorial Union or by calling (650) 725-ARTS. They can also be ordered online at http://livelyarts.stanford.edu.

"Old Money," Wendy Wasserstein's tale of time travel in New York's high society, will be presented by TheatreWorks through Feb. 10 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St. (corner of Castro and Mercy Streets). Show times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays (no show Feb. 5); 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturday matinees on Feb. 2 and 9; 2 p.m. Sunday matinees; 7 p.m. Sunday performances on Feb. 3. Tickets are $20-$40; discounts available for youth, students, seniors and members. For tickets and information call (650) 903-6000 or visit www.theatreworks.org.

"The Art of Judging," featuring drawings and sketches by LaDoris Cordell, is on view through Feb. 2 at the Palo Alto City Hall lobby, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. Admission is free. For more information call (650) 520-8061.
Paper collages by Karen Hale, and paintings by Tom Marlatt and Tessa will be on exhibit through today at the Center for Integrated Systems and William Gates Computer Science Art Spaces, located on the Stanford University campus. The exhibit can be viewed 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. For more information call (650) 725-3622 or visit http://cis.stanford.edu/~marigros.

"A Streetcar Named Desire" will be presented by the Bus Barn Stage Company through Feb. 16 at the Bus Barn Theatre, 97 Hillview Ave. in Los Altos. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3 and 7 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10. Tickets are $20 for Fridays/Saturdays and $15 for Thursdays/Sundays. For tickets and information call (650) 941-0551 or visit www.busbarn.org.
Friday

"The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition"
will screen tonight at 7 and 9 p.m. at Gunn High School's Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road in Palo Alto. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance by calling (650) 354-8220. They will also be available at the box office on the day of the show. For more information visit www.spangenbergtheatre.com.

The Streicher Trio, featuring flutist Janet See, will perform tonight at 8 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 600 Homer Ave. in Palo Alto. Presented by the San Francisco Early Music Society, the concert is entitled "Sans Souci: Pleasures of the Rococo." Tickets are $22 general; $19 members and seniors and can be purchased by calling (510) 528-1725 or by visiting www.sfems.org.
Watercolors by Jan Lord will be featured through Feb. 28 at the Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, 668 Ramona St. in Palo Alto. There will be a reception for the artist on Feb. 9 from 2-5 p.m. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. For more information please call (650) 321-3891.

"Natural Blond," featuring paintings by Fain Hancock, opens today and runs through Feb. 14 at Hang, 432 University Ave. in Palo Alto. There will be an opening reception tonight from 7-9 p.m. For more information please call (650) 752-0250 or visit www.hangart.com.

The Palo Alto Children's Theatre will present its 70th anniversary production of "Snow White" today at 4:30 p.m. and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Currently sold-out performances are scheduled for Thursday at 4:30 p.m.; Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Waiting lists are taken in person one hour prior to the curtain time. Tickets are $5 adults; $3 children and are available through the Children's Theatre Box Office Tuesday through Saturday from 1:30 to 6 p.m. For more information call (650) 463-4970.

"Sylvia," A.R. Gurney's comedic love triangle, will be presented by the Palo Alto Players through Feb. 3 at the Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. Show times are 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 3. Ticket prices are $20 for Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday performances; $24 for Friday and Saturday evenings. Students and seniors receive a $3 discount for Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday performances. For tickets and information call (650) 329-0891 or visit www.paplayers.org.

Menlo Players Guild will present two one-act plays :Edward Albee's "The Zoo Story" and Jean-Paul Sartre's "No Exit," tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Burgess Theatre Annex Coffeehouse (behind the Burgess Theatre), 601 Laurel St. in Menlo Park. Additional show times are Feb. 8-9 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 general; $12 students and seniors. For tickets and information call (650) 322-3261 or visit www.meloplayersguild.com
Saturday

"Big Idea: The Maquettes of Robert Arneson,"
featuring three-dimensional sketches, works on paper and two bronze sculptures, will be on exhibit through April 28 at the Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road in Palo Alto. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 7-10 p.m. on Thursday; 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information please call (650) 329-2366.

Charlotte Diamond, Canada's first lady of children's music, will perform a family concert today at 1 and 4 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. at Gunn High School's Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road in Palo Alto. Tickets are $9-$12 general; $8-$11 for group of eight or more. The concert will benefit Music for Minors, an organization dedicated to nurturing in children a lifelong love of music. For information and general admission tickets call (650) 941-9130; for group tickets call (650) 941-9523.
Sunday
The works of watercolorist Ginny Branstool and ceramicist Jean Prophet will be on display through today at Portola Valley Gallery, 765 Portola Road in Portola Valley. The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday or by appointment. For more information call (650) 854-2799.
Books

An interview with Washington Post reporter Mark Leibovich, who has written a book that examines the childhood and adolescence of five digital-age giants: Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Jeff Bezos, John Chambers and Steve Case. Leibovich will be the featured at a Commonwealth Club event on Feb. 6 at Hyatt Rickey's in Palo Alto.
Art

A preview of : "Big Idea: The Maquettes of Robert Arneson," the new exhibit at the Palo Alto Art Center featuring three-dimensional sketches, works on paper and two bronze sculptures.
Eating Out

A reviews of Stacks in Redwood City.


 

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