Weekend Preview
Publication Date: Wednesday Oct 30, 1996

Weekend Preview

Friday, Nov. 1

The British a cappella ensemble the Tallis Scholars perform at 8 p.m. at Stanford's Memorial Church. Tickets are $26, $23 for students. Call 725-ARTS.

Come to the "Cabaret." TheatreWorks presents the musical "Cabaret" through Nov. 3 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, Castro and Mercy streets, Mountain View. Show times are Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $16-$28. Call 903-6000.

Jazz trio Eric and the In Crowd play a Bing Music Series show at 12:30 p.m. The free concert is held in the Atrium at Stanford Hospital. Call 723-6906.

The Palo Alto Children's Theatre presents "Ms. Courageous," moments from the lives of scientists Elizabeth Blackwell, Marie Curie and Rachel Carson, at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2. The production is held at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Tickets are $4 adults; $2 children. Call 329-2216.

Saturday, Nov. 2

The internationally acclaimed human rights exhibit, "Anne Frank in the World," runs through Nov. 11 at Mountain View City Hall, 50 Castro St. Companion exhibits are across the street at 565 Castro St. Tours daily 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call 903-6171.

"The Inspector General," a satire on human vanity presented by the Stanford University Department of Drama, plays at 8 p.m. at Little Theater in Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University. Tickets are $10 general; $8 faculty and staff; $5 students and seniors. Call 723-2646.

"Structures by Jane Lidz and Marvin Wax," runs through Nov. 30 at The Photographer's Gallery, 536 Ramona St., Palo Alto. Both Lidz and Wax are fine arts and architectural photographers based in the Bay Area. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday, 7-9 p.m. and by appointment. Call 328-0662.

Sunday, Nov. 3

Learn about the roots of today's complex telecommunications systems in the "Talking Wires: The Development of the Telephone" exhibit at the Museum of American Heritage, 3401 El Camino Real, Palo Alto. The museum's hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Admission is free. Call 321-1004.

"Body Language: The Human Form in Art," featuring sculpture, paintings, textiles, coins, vessels, prints, drawings and photographs, continues through April 27, 1997, at Stanford University Art Gallery, Serra Street near Hoover Tower. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Closed Mondays. Call 723-4177 or 723-2842.

The Specials play The Edge, 260 California Ave., Palo Alto, for an evening of ska music. The tunes start at 9 p.m. and Schleprock and Monkey are also on the bill. Tickets are $14 in advance. Call 324-EDGE. @wtease:For the family Kids Day Out columnist Terry Johnston writes about taking her kids stargazing at local planetariums and observatories. Pick up some tips on places to go and how to interest your kids in the galaxy. @wtease:Music The Pasadena-spawned punk band Schleprock comes to The Edge on Nov. 3 with a message: they want kids to pay attention and tune in to the world around them. On Friday, we'll talk with Schleprock vocalist Doug Caine about bringing the protest back into punk. @wtease:Film We'll review "Romeo and Juliet" and "Gillian on her 37th Birthday," the new Michelle Pfeifer romantic comedy about life, relationships and enduring love. 

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