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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Shop Talk: New businesses come to Stanford Mall, Bryn Walker moves

True Food Kitchen and Muji come to Stanford Mall; Palo Alto boutique Bryn Walker moves from Cowper Street to Homer Avenue.

Thursday, 11:40 AM | 3 comments
The happiest of hours

Check out this roundup of some of the top happy hours in the region, from the stiffest cocktails and most appealing appetizers to a bar where the drinks are so affordable it doesn't even need a happy hour.

Thursday, 11:35 AM | No comments yet
Worth a Look: Bay Area Dance Week, technological artifacts and more

This week, dance your heart out as part of Bay Area Dance Week, check out technological artifacts at Palo Alto's Museum of American Heritage and catch Western Ballet's original production of "Snow White."

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Romanian romance

As part of its 2nd Stage series, Dragon Theatre presents "The Star Without a Name," a mysterious love story written in 1942 by Romanian playwright Mihail Sebastian and lovingly translated by Ana-Catrina Buchser, who also directs.

Thursday, 11:16 AM | No comments yet
The medicine of music

Founded in the mid-1990s, the Bing Music Series in the Hospital Atrium brings live music to patients, visitors and staff twice a week. The concerts are free and open to the public.

Thursday, 11:04 AM | 1 comment

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A&E Digest: Stanford Live announces new season, Kepler's launches radio show and more

In this week's A&E news, Stanford Live announces its 2015/2016 season line-up, Kepler's Books launches a new radio program and Palo Alto hosts the 2015 Greenlight Film Festival.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Writing across the disciplines

A story of grief and growing up, a road trip with many fleeting characters and a story deeply rooted in landscape: all three describe Kathleen Xue's ambitious first novel, "It is You."

Tuesday, 3:09 PM | 1 comment
No excuses

Director Kirby Dick's new documentary on sexual assault, "The Hunting Ground," should be required viewing for every current and incoming college student.

Tuesday, 12:31 PM | 6 comments

Monday, April 20, 2015

Home once again

2009 Palo Alto High School graduate Alex Nee has launched a successful professional acting career. He's currently touring with the musical, "Once," which plays at Broadway San Jose through April 26.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

A&E Digest: Student scholarships, fashion for a cause and more

This week, students win art scholarships, a film on feminist art screens at Stanford and international fashion designers sell their goods for a good cause.

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Wiener takes all

At Chez Franc on California Avenue in Palo Alto, the franks are top notch.

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Worth a Look: floral artistry, Earth Day plays and more

This week, catch work by emerging playwrights at the Planet Earth New Play Festival, learn floral arranging from a master of the trade and see a film about how dance transformed the lives of people with Parkinson's disease.

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Love and War

Los Altos Stage Company's impressive production of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" play is a bracing reminder of the dark side of marriage.

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Jazz band rising

The SFJAZZ Collective makes its Stanford debut at Bing Concert Hall this Wednesday with a concert that explores the songbook of the late tenor saxophonist Joe Henderson.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

No patients, only dancers

Screening this weekend at Stanford, "Capturing Grace" documents an innovative project partnering dancers with the internationally acclaimed Mark Morris Dance Group and people with Parkinson's disease.

Tuesday, 2:16 PM | No comments yet

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