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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Menlo Park installs pop-up park

Menlo Park's latest public park will be around for only six weeks, but during that time the "pop-up park" on Chestnut Street between Santa Cruz and Menlo avenues will host a plethora of events.

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Snacks with purpose

Mountain View resident Andy Kavanagh is the creator of Cub Snacks: healthy, kid-friendly cooking projects delivered once a month, right to your door.

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Shop Talk: Bill's Cafe construction halts, Urban Style barbershop thrives

Construction on midtown Palo Alto's new Bill's Cafe suffers a setback, while Urban Style barbershop offers clients an old-school vibe.

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Worth a Look: Stand-up comedy, soul and wine lounge and more

This week, catch an evening of stand-up comedy based on the book, "Take My Spouse, Please," check out Art on the Square in Redwood City and enjoy soul music and fine wine at the Oshman Family JCC.

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Stories from the Great Plains

Redwood City's Dragon Theatre is currently presenting a compelling version of "The Voice of the Prairie," a play by John Olive set in the early days of radio.

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Back to the land

Food lover, food writer and nationally respected food advocate Ruth Reichl will appear in Mountain View on Monday, Aug. 31, to discuss the importance of farm preservation.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Bullying, xenophobia and war

Palo Alto resident Alan Holmes grew up in World War II Europe and fought his own personal battle against prejudice. That battle is featured in his new memoir, "A Serious and Proper Education: Misadventures at an English Boarding School."

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Happy places

Oakland-based artist Kate Pocrass is working with the Palo Alto Art Center to create a visual representation of the places and spaces city residents most love.

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A cappella idols

A cappella group Pentatonix joins one of its idols, Kelly Clarkson, at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre this Sunday, Aug. 23.

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Worth a Look: Wire mesh art, bluegrass music and more

This week, catch author David Shields discussing his latest book, check out art made from wire mesh at a Ladera coffee shop and more.

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When in France ...

Cafe Brioche has been an anchor on California Avenue since 1995. The food is uncomplicated and well-prepared by chef Ricardo Molina, prices are rational, the service competent and the dining room cozy.

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A&E Digest: Stanford Live's director departs, and more

The director of Stanford Live departs for Santa Monica, classes in digital artmaking for teens offered at Mitchell Park, and more.

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Local painter, Florentine jewelry artist exhibit talents at annual festival

The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts will once again turn University Avenue into an open air gallery, showcasing masterpieces from 300 fine-art and fine-craft artists. The 34th annual festival will be held this weekend, Aug. 22 and 23, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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High-tech a cappella

Menlo College will cap its free summer concert series on Friday, Aug. 21, when vocal groups from Facebook, Google, Pinterest, Dropbox and Twitter appear at an a cappella night.

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