Pawn Sacrifice
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Pawn Sacrifice International chess champion Bobby Fischer was as enigmatic as the game he played, which makes him a figure well-suited to a screen drama. And yet it is only now -- seven years after his death -- that we get a major motion picture about the man who m...... Read the full review

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"Swinging twins"
On a hot day, from left to right, twin brothers Eli and Mark swing back and forth at Pioneer Park, downtown Mountain View. Submitted by Michelle Le on May 17, 2010

A&E Features

This week's A&E highlights: Mobile Arts Platform, nature paintings and more
This week, check out nature paintings by Palo Alto artist Naomi Mindelzun, celebrate a family-friendly Oktoberfest in Mountain View and hear bestselling novelist Margaret Atwood speak in Redwood City. Thursday, 11:45 AM

Sushi galore
Two-year-old Odori Sushi and Teppanyaki specializes in super fresh, glistening slabs of fish. Thursday, 11:39 AM

Crafting a perfect cheese board
It takes more than just scattering crackers around a wedge of Gouda to assemble a quality cheese plate. Read on for tips from local meat and cheese experts on how to craft an elegant cheese board. Thursday, 11:43 AM | 2 comments

This week's A&E highlights: Classical Indian dance, salsa festival and more
This week, check out classical Indian dance troupe Nrityagram Dance Ensemble at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall, catch sizzling music and fresh food at the Redwood City Salsa Festival and enjoy the start of autumn at Filoli. Thursday, 9:59 AM

Beauty in the beast
Palo Alto photographer Michael Kern's "abstract reality" series presents snakes, spiders, frogs and birds in an unfamiliar light. Wednesday, 5:25 PM

Sex in the windy city
Set in Chicago in the height of the Jazz Age, the musical "Chicago" provides ample opportunities for its triple-threat cast to shine. Thursday, 11:16 AM

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