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Luce Julius Onah's dramatic film "Luce" unfolds at Northern Virginia High School -- a.k.a. Nova High School -- but it's ins and outs deal with more than just education and child-rearing. Adapted by Onah and J.C. Lee from the latter's provocative play, "Lu...... Read the full review

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On 10-year anniversary, Oshman Family JCC celebrates more than Jewish life
On Aug. 18, the Oshman Family JCC will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the opening of its Midpeninsula cultural center, the Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life, with a free community celebration. Thursday, 1:05 PM

A conversation with the chefs of Maum in Palo Alto
Over tater tot poutine and budae jjigae, the chefs of Maum talked about why they got into cooking, where they eat on their days off and winning their first Michelin star. Thursday, 10:52 AM

After 39 years of cakes and pastries, The Prolific Oven to close
One of Palo Alto's longest-standing bakeries, The Prolific Oven will close on Aug. 31 due to a "severe" labor shortage and increasing cost of doing business in the Bay Area, the owners said Wednesday. Friday, 11:42 AM | 1 comments

Musical 'As You Like It' has two more free performances this weekend
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, which offers free performances in Bay Area parks, is back at the scenic grounds of Sequoia High School in Redwood City with two more performances of the comedy "As You Like It." Monday, 4:48 PM

'Sister Act' has soul power
Broadway By the Bay closes out the summer with another crowd-pleasing musical comedy. "Sister Act," based on the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg film of the same name, may have some hackneyed elements but it also has plenty of high-energy tunes. Thursday, 1:05 PM

Escaped lemur faces judge in 'Chimerica'
Art, law and jungle primates mix in surprising ways in Anita Felicelli's new novel "Chimerica," where the Mountain View writer puts a giant talking lemur on the witness stand in a twisty legal case of artists' rights. Friday, 8:46 AM

After two seasons, Pear Theatre artistic director to bow out in January

Stanford student by day, viral YouTube baker by night

Nick the Greek brings Hellenic street food to a fun corner of Redwood City


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