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Keeping Up with the Joneses
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Keeping Up with the Joneses Ever wonder what it must be like to be a Hollywood actor attending a red-carpet premiere while knowing -- or, worse, discovering -- that the movie you sweated to make turned out to be a steaming turd? Well, Zach Galifianakis, Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher, a...... Read the full review

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The kids are alright
In the words of the old maxim, if you want something done right, do it yourself. Local teens have taken that credo to heart by forming Upstage Theater, an independent company that allows teens to take charge of all aspects of theater production. Wednesday, 1:04 PM

A Scottish primer
Martins West Gastropub in Redwood City is all about Scotland, from the haggis on a stick to delectable fish and chips. Thursday, 9:14 AM | 2 comments

Sister sojourners
Three intrepid explorers from the Victorian era set off on an adventure through time in Eric Overmyer's surreal "On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning)," currently staged at the Dragon Theatre. Wednesday, 10:27 AM

Worth a Look
Find out about some interesting upcoming events, including a Suessian opera for kids, the October exhibit at Bryant Street Gallery, the 25th annual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival and a jazz concert featuring identical twins. Wednesday, 2:20 PM

Films for a better world
In an election year when racism and xenophobia have played a significant role in the national conversation, there's no better time for UNAFF, the United Nations Association Film Festival. Wednesday, 10:31 AM

Woodside Community Theatre performs 'Ragtime'
Months ago, Woodside Community Theatre reached out to the larger community to find a diverse and talented cast for its fall musical, "Ragtime." As a result, many fresh faces will be appearing on stage at the Woodside High School Performing Arts Center from Oct. 21 through Oct. 30. Wednesday, 9:54 AM

A new kind of burger
While on sabbatical from teaching at the Stanford University School of Medicine several years ago, biologist Pat Brown founded Impossible Foods, seeking to curb the environmental impact of meat production by using plants and sciences to create a more sustainable, meatless burger that still tastes like the real thing. Wednesday, 1:58 PM

When Irish eyes are smiling
Set in a peaceful and fleetingly prosperous contemporary Ireland, "Outside Mullingar," now offered by TheatreWorks, is a quirky, character-driven pastorale that offers at least the plausible hope of a happy resolution. Wednesday, 10:42 AM

Shop Talk: Caffe Riace reinvents itself

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West Bay Opera stages a Mozart masterpiece

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