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Monday, July 28, 2014

Works from major American artists gifted to Stanford

Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center has acquired three significant gifts of American art, securing a solid place in the museum's permanent collection of major 20th century works.

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Grammy winner Shawn Colvin performing at Stanford Aug. 2

When Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin comes to Stanford Bing Concert Hall on Aug. 2, she'll bring just two things: herself and her guitar.

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Welcome to the chef's table

There's a room in Palo Alto where foodies gather once a month around a long, communal table to experience an intimate, specially curated meal. The menu is unique, different and unpredictable, entirely in the hands of the chef each time. People have been returning again and again for more.

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Worth A Look

Worth A Look this week: the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival comes to town; a two-day flood of blues and barbecue coming to Redwood City; Foothill Music Theatre puts on a Broadway classic.

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Mobile digital art goes mainstream

A three-day event coming up at Palo Alto's Pacific Art League, the mDAC -- Mobile Digital Art Exhibition and Mobile Digital Arts & Creativity Summit -- will give viewers and participants a chance to experience how far the boundaries between art and technology are expanding.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

ShopTalk

In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old California Avenue tenant Avenue Florist and OfficeMax in Mountain View.

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The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," "Sesame Street" and "Lamb Chop's Play-Along").

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Worth A Look

This week in Worth A Look, Stanford Live begins its summer season; "Saving Mr. Banks" gets an outdoor screening; and art, science and nature converge in one beautiful setting.

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Pacific Catch makes a splash

Besides highly regarded executive chef David Gingrass, the food, ambiance, and prices make Pacific Catch a worthwhile casual destination. However, service was spotty on numerous visits.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Ten local chefs to share tips at Menlo Park street fair

Ten local chefs will offer cooking tips at the 28th annual Connoisseur's Marketplace, the downtown street festival in Menlo Park that will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Better with beer

The second annual Silicon Valley Beer Week will kick off next Friday, July 25, with brew-centric festivities lasting through Aug. 2. A total of 75 local venues, restaurants and breweries will host more than 200 events from tap takeovers and food pairings to educational forums and more.

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