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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Raw appeal

You have to hand it to the owners of Rumble Fish: They obviously had a good time coming up with the names of their specialty maki rolls, and their inspiration shows in sushi that looks as good as it tastes.

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Worth a Look

Menlowe Ballet's spring performance, titled "Collage," features the company debut of four former Silicon Valley Ballet dancers and the world premieres of three pieces by Val Caniparoli, Gregory Dawson and Artistic Director Michael Lowe.

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Mighty Mississippi

Got the blues? Mighty Mississippi's got you covered. The local acoustic blues trio will perform a mix of blues classics and original tunes, all in a raw, unplugged style, on Saturday, April 30, 8-10 p.m., at Freewheel Brewing Company.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Stanford Live announces 2016-17 season

Stanford Live has announced the lineup for its fifth season, titled "LIVE/FIVE," with plans to bring a diverse range of performances from the likes of cello master Yo-Yo Ma, Grammy-winning family band The Okee Dokee Brothers, Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth, renowned Indian musician Anoushka Shankar, South Pacific dance company Black Grace and around 60 others to Stanford's Bing Concert Hall, beginning in September.

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Finding the common thread

The crossover of traditional South Asian garb to the more modern styles of western runways is what inspired Nabeel to found Indus Threads, an online clothing rental platform that brings the world of intricately-designed, high-end South Asian fashion to the sharing economy of the west.

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Superb spectacle, excellent ensemble

"Into the Woods," with music and lyrics by Steven Sondheim and book by James Lapine, is arguably one of the most enjoyed and most-produced musicals of the last three decades, having garnered numerous awards and nominations in each of its incarnations, including the latest Oscar-nominated film version with an all-star cast.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Ala Carte & Art festival

Mountain View's Ala Carte & Art festival, the annual fair (celebrating its 20th year) featuring two days of live music, the wares of hundreds of artisans, food and drink, a farmer's market, classic-car show, kids' activities, and more, will happen Saturday, April 30, and Sunday, May 1.

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Independent Bookstore Day

Local bookstores, including East West Bookshop (Mountain View), Kepler's (Menlo Park) and Books Inc. (Palo Alto and Mountain View) will be celebrating Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 30, with special giveaways, treats, sales, author events, activities for kids and more.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Shop Talk

Annabelle Salon & Spa to open in Palo Alto's Charleston Shopping Center while Pet Club closes its doors in Mountain View and more.

Thursday, 11:30 AM | 8 comments
Western Ballet turns the big 4-0

Longstanding Mountain View dance school, Western Ballet, will celebrate its 40th Anniversary by hosting a gala with performances from its students and professionals, as well as its spring show, "Red Riding Hood."

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Breakfast staple

Bill's Cafe has been doing a brisk business serving up breakfast in the Bay Area for more than three decades.

Thursday, 10:36 AM | 8 comments
Worth a Look

Find your way to a celebration of wayfinding. An exhibit featuring a plethora of rare and intriguing maps, marking the opening of Stanford University's new David Rumsey Map Center, will be on display through August 31 at Green Library.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Earth Day festivities in Portola Valley

It's Mother's Day! Mother Earth Day, that is. The Portola Valley Town Center will hold a free Earth Day celebration -- including live music, workshops, giveaways, information about food waste, recycling, water and energy conservation, electric cars and more -- on Saturday.

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Have coffee, help cats

Brunch, adorable kittens and helping a good cause? It's a purrrrrfect match! The Nine Lives Foundation, a local nonprofit that provides shelter and care for cats needing homes, is holding a fundraiser on Sunday featuring the adorable rescue cats, Smurf and Wanda.

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Redwood City Restaurant Week

Stomach growling? Many eateries in downtown Redwood City will be offering special multi-course menus in celebration of the city's "Restaurant Week," April 21-27.

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Movements with a message

The stories of disabled veterans and the plight of marine wildlife will be portrayed on stage this weekend, when Stanford University will host two acclaimed dance companies, both presenting socially conscious works.

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