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Max The family movie "Max" has an agenda, but then most family movies do. Your mileage may vary, but "Max" proudly wraps itself in the flag and, by association, links all-American patriotism with military righteousness, religious faith and socially conse...... Read the full review

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This is what democracy sounds like
The newly minted Stanford Collaborative Orchestra (SCOr) works democratically and without a conductor, each member taking responsibility for staying in sync. Thursday, 11:15 AM

Fourth festivities to mark Independence Day
Independence Day celebrations will take place throughout the Peninsula on Saturday, July 4. Celebrate the red, white and blue at patriotic events, including family-friendly activities in Palo Alto, parades in Menlo Park and Redwood City and a firework display in Mountain View. Thursday, 11:59 AM

Art in the garden
The 2015 Summer Sculpture Exhibit at Filoli features 40 works by 9 regional artists, displayed around the estate's gardens. Thursday, 1:35 PM

Worth a Look: Wearable technology, Elvis Costello and more
This week, catch Steely Dan and Elvis Costello in concert, sign up for improv acting classes and check out wearable technology at the Computer History Museum. Thursday, 11:42 AM

Shop Talk: Fran's Market closes
Palo Alto's Fran's Market closes suddenly; owners and customers say the eviction notice came at a bad time. Thursday, 12:13 PM | 4 comments

Catering to the community
The founders of Ada's Cafe at Mitchell Park Community Center have created a nonprofit eatery that serves everyone. Thursday, 11:52 AM | 1 comments

Order and chaos
The Pear's "Arcadia" may not be perfect, but it's a funny, vigorous, well-executed production of one of the most intriguing plays of the last quarter century. Thursday, 12:14 PM

Honey on the hands
Beekeeper Kendal Sager is passionate about bee education, and has begun teaching workshops to encourage others to take up the hobby. Thursday, 3:31 PM

Waiting, and finding a voice
Palo Alto resident Stuart Rojstaczer has published "The Mathematician's Shiva," a novel that mixes together his Polish-Russian-Jewish roots, his exposure to advanced mathematics and a generous dollop of humor. Thursday, 2:09 PM

Telling true stories
First-hand accounts of American drag queens and gender artists. Stories of children living in orphanages in Ghana. These are among the audio documentaries created by recipients of Stanford's Braden Grant. Thursday, 12:22 PM

Pear Theatre announces new home
After months of building anticipation and community speculation, Mountain View's Pear Avenue Theatre has announced the location of its new home. Monday, 8:19 PM | 1 comments

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