Recent A&E Features

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Worth a Look

Sometimes, a camera can change a life. The nonprofit organization Empowerment International offers a photography-club program for impoverished children in Nicaragua, with the goal of helping them stay interested/involved in school.

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'Busytown the Musical'

It's your last chance to see Lowly Worm, Huckle Cat and more of your favorite Richard Scarry characters portrayed live on stage by local youth in “Busytown the Musical" at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre.

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Dead & Company, live

The story of Dead & Company -- which performs Saturday, July 30, at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View -- is in some ways a local one.

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There is power in a union

Some works of drama are meant to entertain, delight and whisk audiences away to another world. Naomi Wallace's "Slaughter City," presented by Stanford Repertory Theater (SRT), is not one of those. Instead, it's powerful, dark and -- despite its pivotal forays into the supernatural and surreal -- rooted in real-world issues, distasteful though they may be.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

'Listen to the Music'

Do you wish you could "Listen to the Music" of The Doobie Brothers, live, in your own neighborhood? Doobie Bros-tribute band Long Train Runnin' will perform tonight (Thursday, July 21) at 6 p.m. at King Plaza outside of Palo Alto City Hall as part of the city's summer-concert series.

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Down to the grain

The bread and pastries at Manresa Bread's new location in downtown Los Altos are not your average baked goods.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

A thought-provoking premiere

TheatreWorks presents Suzanne Bradbeer's "Confederates," a play packed with timely questions about journalistic ethics and the ever-present political minefield of our nation's racially charged history.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Eastside stories

Eastside Prep students in a new summer program have the chance to do the behind-the-scenes work for a production starring local theater professionals.

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de Young at heart

Steve Ferrera's Palo Alto High School students may know him best as the man in charge of the school's Fiery Arts program. But this summer, the artist has an exciting extracurricular project of his own: a July residency at San Francisco's de Young Museum while working on a multimedia children's book.

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