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Friday, August 29, 2014

Worth A Look

Celebrate Labor Day weekend right with fine art in the Redwoods at the Kings Mountain Art Fair in Woodside, music from beloved Bay Area pop/soul band Pride and Joy at the final Music on the Square event in Redwood City and more.

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Timely and tender

The current offering in TheatreWorks' new season is the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Quiara Alegria Hudes, who previously won a Tony for the book of the musical, "In the Heights." In this newest work, Hudes follows a cluster of recovering crack cocaine addicts who only meet virtually, as well as a pair of cousins dealing with family death and denial.

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Gone garbanzo

Saumil Pandey, founder and CEO of Tasty Karma, began making chickpea chips for her family, bagging them for her kids' lunchboxes, and sharing them with friends and neighbors. She now sells the crunchy, good-for-you snacks at local farmers markets and grocery stores.

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Dancing with the universe

"danceroom Spectroscopy," a new interactive exhibition combining art and science, opens at the Stanford Art Gallery on Sept. 4.

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Flying in the face of consensus

Avi Tuschman may be on to something — or he bit off more than he can chew. The Stanford University anthropology PhD's soft-spoken manners juxtapose with the strident character of his first book, "Our Political Nature." The title's ambition, rest assured, is commensurate with the expansive reach of the book's thesis.

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From tapes to tapestry

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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