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Friday, August 22, 2014

A&E digest

The Palo Alto Art Center wants your old VHS tapes; the last chance to catch some exciting local shows before they close; and the Pacific Ballet Academy in Mountain View hosts an open house.

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Worth A Look

Check out this roundup of local arts events worth a look this weekend, from a range of musical performances at the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts to an art, food and music festival in homage to Egyptian and Mediterranean culture.

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Palo Alto's own gelataio

There's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop and the first retailer to open at brand-new development Lytton Gateway.

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Move over, Mr. Ed: 'BoJack Horseman' gallops onto Netflix

If two Gunn High School friends -- Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Lisa Hanawalt -- hadn't once sat around the Studio Theatre green room dreaming up kooky ideas together, "BoJack Horseman," Netflix's first original animated series, would never have trotted into view.

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Friday, August 15, 2014

Shop Talk: More mall, restaurants flock downtown

In this week's Shop Talk column, read the latest on Stanford Shopping Center's big expansion, three new restaurants set to open in downtown Palo Alto and the sad closure of a 200-square-foot business.

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The next generation

Mandarin Roots, the revamped version of Palo Alto's longtime Chinese standby Hunan Garden, is fresh, contemporary and inviting. Don't miss a standout happy hour, banh mi sliders or peking duck served with kumquat preserves and pomegranate hoisin.

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More than their 15 minutes

It's a small exhibition, only 10 works of art, but "Pop Art from the Anderson Collection," on display at the Cantor Arts Center, carries a big, bold punch that is the hallmark of Pop Art.

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Worth a Look

Arts events around town worth checking out in the coming weeks range from an photography exhibit that draws you into the world of Silicon Valley's movers and shakers to Stanford Repertory Theater's theatrical reproduction of Orson Welles' legendary 1938 radio production, "The War of the Worlds."

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Litquake rocks the local literary scene

Truth may be stranger than fiction but for Marcia Clark, the lead prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson trial, reality, no matter how bizarre, can't make as compelling a story as crime fiction. Clark is the headliner for this year's Litquake Palo Alto, the free summer literary festival taking place in Palo Alto on Sunday, Aug. 17.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Portola Valley's Jim Kohlberg behind 'Outlander' TV series

Portola Valley's Jim Kohlberg says he's excited to see positive reviews come out in the Wall Street Journal and Entertainment Weekly about his latest Hollywood project, "Outlander," a new TV series adapted from Diana Gabaldon's best-selling historic fantasy book with the same name.

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