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Cover Story - September 16, 2011

Forward into fall

Local arts groups step ahead into the new season

by Rebecca Wallace

If you filled your calendar with the highlights of the Palo Alto area's 2011-12 arts season, you'd be writing (or typing) up a mini-United Nations.

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Posted by Kristin Speer, a resident of Stanford
on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:51 am

Redwood Symphony, which performs at Canada College, is an important group to add to your list! Their concerts are engaging, reviews are top-notch, and it's a warm, friendly group. Kids 17 and under are free with adult. Info at

Posted by Community School of Music and Arts, a resident of another community
on Sep 16, 2011 at 1:43 pm

Community School of Music and Arts is a registered user.

The article mentions the Oct 9 "Listen & Learn" event, and the 2nd Annual Silicon Valley African Film Festival, both taking place in Community School of Music and Arts' concert venue, Teateuchi Hall. But there's more!

You won't want to miss these FREE concerts, featuring some of our talented music faculty:

Thu, Oct. 27, 7 pm - American, Brazilian & French Jazz
Fri, Oct 28, 7 pm - The Red Planet Ramblers (traditional music from bagpipes & hurdy gurdys to fiddles & piano)
Sat, Oct 29, 5 pm - Mozart & His Friends
Sun, Oct 30, 5 pm - Gryphons Wild, Music from the 13th-17 centuries.

Posted by Mark Weiss, a resident of Barron Park
on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:32 pm

I left this on Rebecca Wallace's voice mail but will repeat here that I would have preferred Josh Roseman on the cover of your Fall Arts preview given that Etienne Charles is not appearing until the spring. Josh is coming in November. Also, Josh has about 10 more years experience than Etienne, although I think both shows are recommendable and thematically linked in that they both play music influenced by their respective Caribbean heritage. Josh is also a former member of the SFJAZZ collective and was spotted numerous times at Printers Ink in recent years --he was a part-time Palo Altan.

Kudos to Jenny Bilfield and Stanford Lively Arts, or should I say Lively Up Your Arts?!

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