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Deadpool The new Marvel superhero (sorta) movie is obnoxious, snarky, gruntingly sexual and violent. And it knows it. It's everything the American Family Association and the Parents Television Council rail against. It's also a helluva lot of fun, at least for...... Read the full review

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Inside the lines
Most kids are familiar with the simple pleasures of coloring. Now, grown-ups are getting in touch with their inner children and finding out coloring is just as much fun in adulthood. Visit any bookshop and you'll see displays of grown-up coloring books in a range of styles. Local libraries have embraced the coloring craze, holding events that allow adults to unwind and dust off their Crayolas. Wednesday, 1:03 PM | 1 comments

Food truck 101
Instrucktional, a new, perhaps one-of-a-kind program from Bay Area food-truck giant Off the Grid, puts participants through all of the necessary training, from cooking to marketing to operations, to run a successful mobile-food business. Thursday, 10:34 AM

Fear and loathing in Manhattan
In Dragon Theatre's new production of Gina Gionfriddo's black comedy "U.S. Drag," the world is a dark and desperate place, full of narcissists, sociopaths, fools and cynics. Gionfriddo's original production notes accurately call the piece "a play about fear and terror." Thursday, 1:01 PM

Worth a Look
See what's hot in percussion during a free performance from Austin-based Line Upon Line percussion trio at Stanford University's CCRMA Stage, 660 Lomita Court, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 7:30-9 p.m. The trio -- Adam Bedell, Cullen Faulk and Matthew Teodori -- uses Mapex drums, Remo drumheads, Sabian cymbals, Vic Firth sticks and Grover Pro Percussion to enhance contemporary art music by performing newly-commissioned works alongside existent masterpieces. Thursday, 1:23 PM

VIDEO: Dana Fox on "How to Be Single"
Hear Palo Alto Weekly movie critic Peter Canavese interview Dana Fox, co-screenwriter and producer of the new movie, "How to Be Single." Monday, 10:35 AM

Somewhere in the middle
The mundane and the cosmic are side by side in Los Altos Stage Company's production of "Middletown," which creates a quiet place for contemplation through its portrayal of small-town life. Thursday, 11:34 AM

Dinner with a side of quirk
It didn't take long to realize that Bird Dog is not the kind of restaurant Palo Alto sees very often. The restaurant, which opened at 420 Ramona St. in November, offers big-city sophistication with a hefty dose of quirkiness. Thursday, 12:12 PM

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