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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
CANCELED: Family Movie Night features a holiday favorite
CANCELED: The spookiness of Halloween and the merriment of Christmas come together in an outdoor Family Movie Night at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park on Nov. 13.
[Wednesday, November 11, 2020]

Woodside event offers schooling on a 'Scandal'
Artist, teacher, art historian and architect Jim Caldwell discusses "The Scandal of Madame X" in an online talk presented Friday, Nov. 6, 7-8 p.m. by the Woodside Arts & Culture Committee.
[Wednesday, November 4, 2020]

Branch out for the weekend at Filoli's Orchard Days
The Filoli Estate is welcoming families to visit its Gentleman’s Orchard, which is home to hundreds of heritage fruit trees. The orchard will be open this weekend, Oct. 31-Nov. 1.
[Wednesday, October 28, 2020]

FabMo's Artisan Showcase now available through end of the year
FabMo's annual Artisan Showcase has moved online this year, and where the event typically takes place in person over a weekend, this year's virtual showcase will kick off Oct. 24.
[Wednesday, October 21, 2020]

Open 'Letters': An unusually intimate look at the father and daughter who changed India's future
EnActe Arts Inc. is offering an unusually intimate look at two former prime ministers of India as seen through their correspondence. What makes the letters especially personal is that they are between father and daughter.
[Wednesday, October 21, 2020]

Museum's reopening exhibition invites visitors into a 'Cabinet of Curiosities'
The Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto reopened to the public recently with its first in-person, indoor exhibition since the spring. The exhibit celebrates the museum's 30th anniversary.
[Wednesday, October 14, 2020]

Woodside's Day of the Horse celebrates all things equine
The 16th annual Day of the Horse weekend, a three-day celebration in Woodside of all things equine, will bring the community together -- safely -- Oct. 9-11 for horse-focused festivities.
[Wednesday, October 7, 2020]

So the story goes: Festival highlights the art of telling tales
The Storytelling Festival at the Menlo Park Library, which kicks off Oct. 1, showcases the enduring art of oral storytelling: sharing a story without using a book.
[Wednesday, September 30, 2020]

Great Glass Pumpkin Patch marks 25th anniversary with two-week virtual sale
The Great Glass Pumpkin Patch is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with an online sale taking place Sept. 24-Oct. 4.
[Tuesday, September 22, 2020]

Silicon Valley Sculpture offers fine art in the great outdoors
At the Silicon Valley Sculpture fine art fair, visitors can enjoy an exhibition of sculptures from about 30 different artists, including some who have shown at Burning Man.
[Tuesday, September 22, 2020]