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Two Days, One Night
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Two Days, One Night The international film market being what it is these days, we've become accustomed to big budgets or high-concept hooks or star-laden ensembles designed to ensure box office returns. So it's both refreshing and a little stunning to move through Jean-...... Read the full review

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Frozen moment on the University Avenue, downtown Palo Alto. Submitted by Paul Gralen on Mar 18, 2013

 
 
 
A&E Features

Beyond the veil
Now on view at the Cantor Arts Center, "She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World" is the first exhibition of its kind in the United States: a collection of images of women, by women from across the Middle East. Thursday, 11:33 AM

Worth a Look: Encaustic paintings, a trip to the 1950s and more
This week, catch a dark comedy about 1950s nostalgia, check out encaustic wax paintings on the Stanford campus and revel in an orchestral performance of Holst's "The Planets" accompanied by NASA images of the solar system. Thursday, 11:47 AM

All aboard the pastry train
Los Altos bakery and cafe Voyageur du Temps, located in the city's former train station, offers high-quality pastries and bistro cuisine made the old-fashioned way. Thursday, 12:05 PM

Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe comes to Palo Alto, Farmigo adds new pickup location
In this week's retail news, San Jose's popular breakfast-and-lunch restaurant Bill Cafe comes to Midtown Palo Alto, and Farmigo online farmers market adds a new public pickup location: Gamble Gardens. Thursday, 11:54 AM

Dancing out of control
On Friday, Jan. 30, Bay Area audiences will get a taste of Bill T. Jones' recent creative experiments when the master choreographer brings 2012's "Story/Time" to Stanford University. The work blends music, dance and narrative, and it changes with each performance. Thursday, 3:12 PM

Striking the right note
"2 Pianos 4 Hands" is more than just a show for classical music fans. It's for anyone who loves a good laugh, who appreciates virtuoso acting or who ever watched a childhood dream recede at the cusp of adulthood. Thursday, 3:31 PM

The story of Cuba, told on film
A collection of startling black-and-white photographs from Cuba is now on view at Foothill College. Raúl Cañibano's first solo exhibition in the Western United States coincides with a momentous shift in U.S. and Cuban relations. Thursday, 7:10 PM

Eurydice in the underworld
Playwright Sarah Ruhl's 2007 "Eurydice" is a modern re-imagining of an ancient myth. The play takes an intimate look at loss and grief, family bonds and the complexity of marriage. This weekend, Palo Alto Players presents this haunting, whimsical take on one of Western culture's most enduring stories. Friday, 6:32 AM | 1 comments

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