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Thursday, October 1, 2015

Last night I was a monster

Audiences of all ages can take a trip with a green ogre to the fairy-tale land of Duloc in Palo Alto High School theater department's fall production of "Shrek The Musical JR."

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Bier und lederhosen

Grab a stein, don your lederhosen or dirndl, and head to Mountain View this weekend for Oktoberfest

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A wilderness in paint

Wax, oil, acrylics and pastels; paper, canvas and wood panels: Palo Alto artist Naomi Mindelzun doesn't limit herself to a single medium.

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Shop Talk: The Nest comes to Palo Alto

The Nest boutique hotel comes to Palo Alto's El Camino Real, bringing the tally to four new hotels in the region this year.

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Sushi galore

Two-year-old Odori Sushi and Teppanyaki specializes in super fresh, glistening slabs of fish.

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Worth a Look: Mobile Arts Platform, nature paintings and more

This week, check out nature paintings by Palo Alto artist Naomi Mindelzun, share your thoughts about public art at the Mobile Arts Platform and hear bestselling novelist Margaret Atwood speak in Redwood City.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A dancing legacy

Peninsula-based classical Indian dance school Guru Shradha will perform Odissi dances at Cubberley Theatre on Sunday, Oct. 4.

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Secrets and lies

A chamber work for big band inspired by conspiracy theories, "Real Enemies" will have its world premiere on Friday, Oct. 2, at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall.

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Autumnal festivities

This Saturday and Sunday, Oct 3-4, downtown Los Altos celebrates the arrival of fall with arts and crafts booths, live music, microbrews and more.

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What's beneath that hood?

Ooh and aah at more than 250 vehicles on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Horses to Horsepower car show in Redwood City.

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Getting back on the bike

Organizers of the 6th annual Bike Palo Alto!, an event to get residents to ride their bikes, hope for a good turnout this weekend.

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Fashion forward

At Artistry in Fashion, regional designers and students show their stuff.

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Getting hitched?

Calling all brides-to-be: The 3rd annual Hitched bridal fair comes to Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Community Center this Sunday.

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Turning up the heat

It's going to be hot in Redwood City this Saturday, Sept. 26, when the Salsa Festival returns to town.

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A merry war

Mountain View's Pear Theatre unveils "The Walls of Jericho," a staged version of Samuel Hopkins Adams' "Night Bus" adapted by Diane Tasca and directed by Caroline Clark.

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Heavenly bodies

The internationally renowned Nrityagram Dance Ensemble comes to Stanford's Bing Concert Hall this Saturday.

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Down the rabbit hole

Electronic dance music meets light shows, pyrotechnics, psychedelic art, costume-clad performers and more at Beyond Wonderland.

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High-flying fun

Join the Palo Alto Airport Association on Sunday, Sept. 27, for Airport Day.

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Goodbye, 'Aurora'

Residents are hosting a farewell celebration on Saturday, Sept. 26, for "Aurora," the 35-foot-tall interactive light sculpture that resides in City Hall's King Plaza.

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Say cheese

It takes more than just scattering crackers around a wedge of Gouda to assemble a quality cheese plate. Read on for tips from local meat and cheese experts on how to craft an elegant cheese board.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Worth a Look: Classical Indian dance, salsa festival and more

This week, check out classical Indian dance troupe Nrityagram Dance Ensemble at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall, catch sizzling music and fresh food at the Redwood City Salsa Festival and enjoy the start of autumn at Filoli.

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Beauty in the beast

Palo Alto photographer Michael Kern's "abstract reality" series presents snakes, spiders, frogs and birds in an unfamiliar light.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Sports cars meet art, fashion

Mountain View is gearing up for a unique pop-up party hosted by Ferrari and Lamborghini.

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