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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
Art in the gardens: Woodside's Filoli estate to display work by 20 creatives
Filoli in Woodside is making the most of its sprawling gardens by hosting an art walk on July 25-26.
[Wednesday, July 22, 2020]

The Corner Laughers bring bright indie-pop to online concert
The Corner Laughers will play a free online concert on July 25, 1 p.m. presented by the Menlo Park Library.
[Wednesday, July 22, 2020]

[email protected]'s 'Intermezzo' takes the annual festival online
[email protected] usually takes place every summer in Atherton, and the festival’s 2020 edition, with the theme "Intermezzo," boasts a schedule that’s as packed as any other year.
[Tuesday, July 21, 2020]

[email protected]'s Intermezzo takes the annual festival online
This year's [email protected] festival with the theme "Intermezzo," boasts a schedule that's as packed as ever, with three weeks of daily musical events, including an anticipated album release -- but all online.
[Wednesday, July 15, 2020]

Online video series revisits favorites from Smuin Ballet's repertoire
Smuin Contemporary Ballet is sharing some treasures from its repertoire in a free virtual performance series, Hump Day Ballets.
[Wednesday, July 15, 2020]

Online summer cinema series highlights independent short films
On Sunday, July 5, Windrider Bay Area Film Forum will launch its new virtual summer series, which features weekly online screenings of inspirational independent short films, followed by filmmaker conversations.
[Tuesday, June 30, 2020]

Los Altos History Museum seeks your COVID-19 stories, experiences
The Los Altos History Museum is documenting Santa Clara County residents' experiences of life during the coronavirus crisis for its permanent collection -- and the education of future generations.
[Tuesday, April 28, 2020]

Backyard chickens 101
Local expert says chickens are much smarter than people think. Her chicken care classes cover how to keep a backyard flock happy and thriving.
[Thursday, February 20, 2020]

Late winter wonders: Ways to enjoy early blooms and bring home some floral cheer
Spring isn't quite in the air yet, but some local events celebrate early bloomers and bring a touch of nature indoors.
[Friday, February 14, 2020]

Walk through the past: Professorville
Palo Alto Stanford Heritage (PAST) historian Bo Crane recently led us on a walking tour of Palo Alto's historic Professorville neighborhood, where we explored the history of some of the people who shaped early Palo Alto.
[Friday, February 7, 2020]