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Friday, February 27, 2015

Farmers are making it count

California is years into its latest drought, but a stroll through the Palo Alto Farmers Market doesn't show it. Chard, broccoli, kale, potatoes and apples fill tables and crates at dozens of vendors' stalls. Yet a longer conversation with vendors yields a more complete picture of the state of California agriculture.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

This week's A&E highlights

This week, book a walking tour of site-specific sculptures, see an ancient form of classical Indian dance and take a workshop with some of Spain's rising flamenco stars.

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A painting comes to life

The current production of "Sunday in the Park with George" by Foothill Music Theatre is a welcome and ambitious undertaking, sure to please Stephen Sondheim fans as well as those new to the particular joys of his oeuvre.

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Still in the race

Six years after the publication of his international bestseller "Racing in the Rain," Garth Stein has come out with "A Sudden Light," a family saga about the Pacific Northwest lumber industry, intergenerational secrets and spectral presences.

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Fine-dining comfort food

BFD isn't an old-fashioned diner with blue-plate specials. It's more like San Francisco's Fog City Diner in concept, with Lark Creek Inn cuisine, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients and superior talent in the kitchen.

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Unleashing creativity

At the brand-new School for the Performing Arts at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, drama instructor Kay Kleinerman aims to let her students' imaginations run wild.

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A gem of an opera

In the creative hands of Palo Alto's West Bay Opera, this rarely performed forerunner of all of Mozart's greatest theatrical works proves to be a little gem of an opera.

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This week's A&E highlights

This week, catch San Francisco's hottest cross-disciplinary performance art collaborative, hear author Issa Rae discuss her YouTube sensation 'Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl' and check out digital prints at the Pacific Art League.

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