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BlacKkKlansman "Do we always have to talk politics?" a man asks. "What's more important?" a woman replies. This exchange in the new Spike Lee joint "BlacKkKlansman" sums up the director's own sweet spot as an artist. No, he doesn't always have to talk politics, but...... Read the full review

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Reed Foster and Sam Craig were among the top 10 senior boys. Photo by Reed Foster. Submitted by Rick on Sep 17, 2017

A&E Features

Staging 'Sonata'
Hidden in a Midpeninsula industrial-park office, the living room of three middle-aged Indian women is brought to life. It's a Saturday morning but, thanks to the magic of theater, the hot, rainy Mumbai night seeps through the set walls. Wednesday, 3:08 PM

Pedigreed protégés
Protégé offers two experiences: the dining room and the lounge. No matter where one sits, it's the same kitchen, the same attention to detail with friendly attentive service and Michelin-star quality food. Thursday, 11:42 AM | 4 comments

Commemorating old and new
Dozens of community members sipped on champagne, mingled with artists and studied the paintings, sculptures and ceramics on display at Gallery House's reception for its 60th anniversary exhibition last weekend. Wednesday, 3:39 PM | 1 comments

'Saturday Night,' live
For a few weekends this August, Broadway By the Bay is giving audiences a taste of 1970s New York City, when disco was king (at least for a specific subculture). Wednesday, 2:35 PM

Working it out
Always a highlight of the summer arts calendar, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's New Works Festival this year will include influences from rock and hip-hop music, new spins on classic stories and wholly original tales from a variety of voices. Wednesday, 1:25 PM

The chef and the farmer

Regal recycling

Lights out for utility-box murals