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Heather Zimmerman

Arts and Entertainment Editor, Embarcadero Media/Peninsula Division

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About Heather
Heather Zimmerman has been with Embarcadero Media since 2019. She is the arts and entertainment editor for the group's Peninsula publications and an assistant editor for the Mountain View Voice and The Almanac. She writes and edits arts stories, compiles the Weekend Express arts newsletter, oversees the community calendar, helps edit stories for the Voice and Almanac and assists with assembling the Express newsletters for those publications.

Previously, Heather worked at the Silicon Valley alternative weekly Metro, and for a decade, served as the arts reporter for Silicon Valley Community Newspapers, a group of publications covering communities such as Sunnyvale, Los Gatos and Willow Glen.

Heather grew up in the South Bay and graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a bachelor's degree in literature.
Stories by Heather
'Drive-in Variety Show' highlights local musicians and performers
Dragon Productions Theatre Company is taking audiences for a spin through the Midpeninsula's arts scene, offering a fun way to ease back into attending live shows in a series of drive-in live performances this month.
[Thursday, June 17, 2021]

San Francisco's Wildseed gets ready to lay down Peninsula roots
San Francisco eatery Wildseed is bringing its diverse plant-based cuisine to the Peninsula. The restaurant plans to open its second location in Palo Alto at the Town & Country Village.
[Thursday, June 17, 2021]

Art exhibition offers portraits of Upward Scholars members
The "Spring Upward" exhibit at Art Ventures Gallery in Menlo Park features photographs almost a dozen community members who are part of the Upward Scholars program.
[Thursday, June 10, 2021]

Paly grad launches farm box service to help small farms stay afloat during the pandemic
Farm box delivery service Real Good Greens started just a year ago as an idea to step in and help fill a vacuum created by the pandemic that wasn't necessarily planned to be a business.
[Friday, June 4, 2021]

'Dynasty' theme night kicks off Pride events at Filoli
Filoli celebrates groundbreaking TV soap's 40th anniversary with "Dynasty" theme night June 3. The event kicks off Pride weekend at Filoli, June 5-6.
[Thursday, June 3, 2021]

'404' exhibition fills a virtual space with art
Stanford art department's spring 2021 Undergraduate Honors Thesis virtual exhibition populates its pages with vibrant images and ideas.
[Friday, May 28, 2021]

Midpeninsula Media Center honors six local unsung heroes
Midpeninsula Media Center celebrates six people who are making a difference in the community with its annual Local Hero Awards ceremony, which will be livestreamed May 29.
[Thursday, May 27, 2021]

Choir highlights traditional American folk songs in spring concert  
Mountain View-based community choir Schola Cantorum presents its spring concert, "Homeward Bound," on May 22 featuring a program of traditional American folk songs and hymns.
[Thursday, May 20, 2021]

Mountain View horn ensemble gets jazzed up with new member
Musician and composer Adam Unsworth is the newest member of Mountain View-based horn ensemble Quadre. The quartet's new lineup will debut at a series of performances in late June.
[Thursday, May 20, 2021]

Plotting the course of life during a pandemic
Stanford will host an online talk on Friday with Bloomberg CityLab journalist Laura Bliss, the editor of ​"​The Quarantine Atlas​," a collection of maps drawn by people around the world charting their lives during the pandemic.
[Wednesday, May 19, 2021]