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Exodus: Gods and Kings
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Exodus: Gods and Kings Ever since the 2004 megahit "The Passion of the Christ," Hollywood has been open-minded to faith-based entertainment, and 2014 has seen both economic true-believer productions ("Left Behind," "God's Not Dead," and "Heaven is for Real") as well as wou...... Read the full review

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Worth a Look: This week's Arts & Entertainment events
This week, revel in the magical story of "The Snow Queen" in a performance by the Bayer Ballet Academy, join the San Francisco Choral Artists for a round-the-world musical journey and catch TheatreWorks' production of the Peter Pan prequel: "Peter and the Starcatcher." Friday, 8:47 AM

A mecca for meat
Sundance The Steakhouse is thriving in its 40th year. The classic American steakhouse on El Camino Real in Palo Alto serves up topnotch food, attentive service, an excellent wine list and decor that exudes old-school charm. Friday, 8:56 AM

Mountain View's Sandwich Spot hopes to make a fan out of you
A San Mateo native, Vinny Ferrando has been a Bay Area sports fan for as long as he can remember. Practically raised at Candlestick Park, Ferrando recalls how his father used to drive the family to games in his San Francisco Giants-themed car, which landed them a front row parking spot every time. Friday, 11:10 AM | 3 comments

Unpretentious French
Menlo Park's loss is Palo Alto's gain, twice over. After closing his haute French restaurant Marche in 2011, Howard Bulka gave us Howie's Artisan Pizza in Town & Country Village. And now, Guillame Bienamé , a former executive chef of Marche, gives us Zola, the best food news in downtown Palo Alto this year. Friday, 3:17 PM

Labor and love: Western Ballet sets a high barre
For ballet studios, December is a busy month. There are props to be dusted off, costumes to be fitted and finishing touches to be put on the choreography for the end-of-year show. At Mountain View's Western Ballet as with so many other schools around the country, preparations are in full swing for a production of the classical Christmas ballet, "The Nutcracker," which the company will stage Dec. 5 and 6 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Friday, 1:49 PM

This week's A&E highlights
This week, check out Sing and Play the Bing, Gallery House Palo Alto, and bluegrass performers Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gully. Thursday, 5:24 PM

Unbeetable eats
Where can you find authentic pirozhki, borscht, shuba and pelmeni in Palo Alto? In the lobby of a tech company's office complex, of course. Friday, 6:59 PM

Local wine experts offer suggestions on holiday pairings
Planning what wines to serve at a Thanksgiving dinner or figuring out which to bring to a Christmas party can be, frankly, overwhelming. Holiday foods tend to be full-flavored whether it's turkey, buttery mashed potatoes or sausage-filled stuffing so here are a few options from local wine experts to complement all of your holiday meals: Monday, 10:18 AM

Chefs dish on how to transform your holiday leftovers
When Nov. 1 hits, so does the holiday-meal planning. Are you brining, roasting or smoking? Pumpkin or pecan? Will you stick to your family's traditional side dishes, or try something new?
Amidst all the food planning, something crucial can fall to the wayside: What to do with all those holiday leftovers. Friday, 1:45 PM

Holiday fairs abound
Anyone seeking distinctive holiday gifts and decorations may find inspiration in the upcoming boutiques, art exhibits and sales. Monday, 7:56 AM

Let them eat cake
One bite of a kouign-amann from Alexander's Patisserie will dispel any doubts you may have about the quality of a French patisserie run by a restaurant group best known for its high-end steakhouses. Friday, 3:54 PM | 3 comments

There's something about 'Harvey'
This feel-good comedy features plenty of high jinks, all centered around a giant invisible rabbit. Friday, 11:42 AM

'Kimberly Akimbo' brings black comedy to aging and identity
This dark comedy offers a new angle on timelessly troubling questions: Does old age render us unlovable? What happens when the ordinary laws of aging and mortality no longer apply? Friday, 3:45 PM

Artisan chocolate shops offer tastings, classes and more
Alegio Chocolaté, the Chocolate Garage and Timothy Adams Chocolates offer a wide variety of products and experiences for chocolate lovers. Friday, 2:54 PM

Theatre Flamenco speaks the international language of dance
Theatre Flamenco is one of the oldest dance troupes in California. On Saturday, Nov. 8, they'll come to Mountain View, bringing with them an international cast of artists. Friday, 2:17 PM

This week's A&E highlights
This week, attend a bluegrass jam and concert, enjoy a Noël Coward comedy at Gunn High and dance the night away at the Yiddish Culture Festival. Friday, 1:40 PM

A&E briefs
In this week's arts news: Artists wanted for public art project, Peninsula Symphony names a new director and more. Friday, 10:37 AM

'Curtains' rises on Broadway spoof
The whodunit Broadway musical is a wise-cracking comedy seasoned with risqué innuendos and campy song-and-dance numbers. Friday, 10:34 AM | 1 comments

Classic comfort food -- minus the meat
Veggie Grill is whipping up fresh and creative dishes that may change your mind about a vegan diet. Friday, 10:32 AM | 1 comments

A legend comes to life
Artistic Director Michael Lowe traveled to Mongolia to conduct research for "Legend of the Seven Suns," which opens Nov. 8. Friday, 10:21 AM

A taste of fall
Local establishments are celebrating sweater weather by crafting new drink menus featuring a variety of autumn-appropriate cocktails. Friday, 10:30 AM

'THe Woman in Black' a ghostly tale for the season
Dragon Theatre brings us a chilling little horror story for the Halloween season, and does it with enough aplomb to give you goosebumps. Friday, 10:02 AM

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

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