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Whiplash 
What does it take to be "one of the greats?" And would the cost be worth the reward? These are the questions at the dark heart of "Whiplash," an indie "Amadeus" set in a New York City music conservatory.
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Endeavor makes it's final journey over NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA. Submitted by Jennifer Herman on Sep 21, 2012

 
 
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The Grand Cru of wine shops
At Vin Vino, owner Victor Pugliese specializes in the wines of Burgundy but pours glasses for every palette. Friday, 1:36 PM | 1 comments

This week's A&E events
Discover rare vintage gadgets at the Museum of American Heritage; hear the St. Lawrence String Quartet play Bach and Telemann; and check out the Silicon Valley African Film Festival in Mountain View. Friday, 11:11 AM

West Bay's 'Il Trovatore' is absurdly irresistible
Packed with music of brilliance, power and intensity, Giuseppe Verdi's 1853 masterpiece, "Il Trovatore" ("The Troubadour"), opens West Bay Opera's season next Friday, Oct. 17. Friday, 11:02 AM

Straight from the farm
All Christina Hildebrand wanted was a reliable source of raw milk for her daughter. Frustrated by the difficulty of finding the product, she built a business around it. Thursday, 12:55 PM | 31 comments

Founder of Stanford's documentary film program dies
Henry S. Breitrose, the founder of Stanford University's renowned graduate documentary film program, died Oct. 2. He was 78 years old. Thursday, 10:10 AM

Review: It's all about the curry
The Mountain View restaurant serves five tasty flavors of curry: rich sauces made from a long-simmered mix of spices, beef and mushrooms. Just bring a jacket; there's no indoor seating. Friday, 2:01 PM

From jazz to raga
It took nine years for Mountain View musician Charles Lloyd to master the sitar. Now, he has the chance not only to perform in front of a live audience, but also to pay public respect to his teacher. Tuesday, 5:31 PM

Doing good with food
Foodanthropy has arrived in Palo Alto.
It's not some trendy new hybrid dessert, but rather, the marriage of two worlds -- food and philanthropy -- in an unusual new downtown restaurant. Friday, 11:26 AM

The Ecstasy of Embodiment
Programmers, entrepreneurs, academics and artists alike flock to Ecstatic Dance Palo Alto to discover the healing powers of dance and the hidden connections between their bodies and their minds. Friday, 10:47 AM

Review: Double the pleasure in The Pear's 'House & Garden'
Premiered in the playwright's native England in 1999, Alan Ayckbourn's "House & Garden" is a rare theatrical phenomenon: a pair of plays intended to be performed simultaneously, by one cast, for two audiences. Thursday, 12:34 PM

Cluck, cluck! It's time for the Tour de Coop
Sharon Erickson can barely remember a time when her family didn't raise chickens. Thursday, 10:09 AM

Portola Valley theater company snags heavy-hitter as artist-in-residence
When the San Jose Repertory Theatre went under earlier this year, it left the regional theater community in dismay. Tuesday, 10:17 AM

Where to savor the end of summer
Summer is drawing to a close, but chances are the warm weather plans to stick around for another month of comfortable outdoor dining. Here are 10 great spots to dine outdoors in Palo Alto, Mountain View and Menlo Park. Friday, 10:42 AM | 4 comments

A Festival of Fall Arts
Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. In the following pages, you'll find events ranging from live dance and theater to music, film, comedy, magic and storytelling. Friday, 10:41 AM | 1 comments

This week's A&E events
This week, check out fine arts and crafts, food and drink vendors, live music and more at the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival. Enjoy moon cakes and traditional lion dances at Ming's of Palo Alto in celebration of the Autumn Moon Festival, and welcome the Pacific Art League back to its newly-renovated Ramona Street home at its Grand Opening Exhibition. Friday, 10:13 AM

Portrait of a nation
Next Wednesday, Sept. 10, the Cantor Arts Center unveils many of Robert Frank's iconic images, alongside some of his never-before-seen works, in "Robert Frank in America." Friday, 10:11 AM

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Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

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New gelato shop melds Italian and California sensibilities

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