Recent A&E Features

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Art commissioners favor arch design for new bike bridge

The Public Art Commission became the latest Palo Alto board on Thursday to weigh in on a proposed bike bridge over Highway 101, with most members favoring the design with a prominent arch.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Reubens and brews

Menlo Park's Refuge specializes in an unlikely but tasty duo: pastrami and Belgian beer. The vibrant night spot is a welcome addition to downtown's quiet Crane Street.

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Worth a Look: comedian Maria Bamford and more

This week, catch comedian Maria Bamford at Stanford, enjoy a musical tribute to MLK Jr. and check out Ballet San Jose's new Palo Alto kids' program.

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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.

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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.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Surprise and sophistication

The St. Lawrence String Quartet will premiere John Adams' "Second Quartet" on Sunday, Jan. 18, at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall, as part of their 25th anniversary.

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Worth a Look: Aeschylus updated, fabric sculptures and more

This week, catch a contemporary version of an ancient play, hear the baroque music of a Montreal-based quartet and check out new fabric sculptures at the Palo Alto Art Center.

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Shop Talk: Shady Lane moves, Anatolian Kitchen expands

Gift boutique Shady Lane is slated to move from University Avenue to Sharon Heights Shopping Center next month; Anatolian Kitchen on Birch Street has expanded into the space next door.

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Small venue, huge flavors

East Palo Alto's Taqueria La Cazuela serves fresh, flavorful dishes without fanfare. Among the house specialties: enchiladas Michoacanas, menudo and chicken meatball soup.

Thursday, 7:11 PM | 1 comment
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 | No comments yet

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