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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Shuck it to me

Oysters should be your first choice at Shell Shock, where offerings change according to what's in season and oysters are flown in daily for ultimate freshness.

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Worth a Look: A community festival, garden sculptures and more

This week, check out East Palo Alto's family-friendly Art and Music Festival, catch vocal quartet The Manhattan Transfer at the JCC, see sculptural works on display at Filoli and more.

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Cycles of life

Friends, poets and former Peninsula residents Maureen Eppstein and Henri Bensussen will give a shared reading in Palo Alto on Friday, June 5.

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Summer's kick-off concert

LIVE 105's 21st annual BFD festival heats up Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre on Saturday, June 6. Headliners include indie rockers Modest Mouse and Of Monsters and Men, while Bay Area duo Cathedrals will make a splash on the Festival Stage.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Greed in the age of biotech

In West Bay Opera's innovative production, Dr. Faust is a biotech geneticist in 2057 desperate to find a DNA implant to return him to his youth.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Shop Talk: Parking problems brew at Philz Coffee

Parking is getting tight in Midtown, and the opening of a new cafe may make matters worse.

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Crafted cups

Third-wave coffee pioneer Blue Bottle Coffee is serving up its carefully crafted cups of java out of Palo Alto's historic Varsity Theater.

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Worth a Look: The Corner Laughers, Italian master drawings and more

This week, catch Midpeninsula indie band The Corner Laughers on KZSU, check out drawings by Italian master artists at the Cantor Arts Center and more.

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Pulling out all the stops

Organist James Welch calls Palo Alto's Saint Mark's Episcopal Church his musical home. Following a concert there May 24, he will travel to Paris to play the organ at Notre-Dame Cathedral.

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Help along the way

As a teenager, Mexican immigrant Francisco Jiménez struggled to learn English. Today, he's a celebrated author and educator who will read from his latest memoir May 28 at Rinconada Library.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Cantor digitization to wrap up this fall

Since launching its digitization and inventory project in May 2010, the Cantor Arts Center has photographed the majority of works in its permanent collection. These images can be searched publicly on its website.

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