Recent A&E Features

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Local author to debut children's book

A former second place winner in the Palo Alto Weekly's annual Short Story Contest has penned an illustrated children's book, titled "Summoning the Phoenix: Poems and Prose About Chinese Musical Instruments," which she will debut this weekend at Kepler's Books.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Stanford arts buildings to be revamped

Two major Stanford University arts facilities are getting prepped for soon-to-commence facelifts: Memorial Auditorium and the Cantor Arts Center.

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Restaurant review: Sam's Chowder House needs to up its game

Opportunity knocked, opportunity not answered -- at least for now -- at Sam's Chowder House in downtown Palo Alto.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

'Harold and Maude' come to Los Altos stage

The Los Altos Stage Company is currently staging a production of "Harold and Maude," based on the 1971 dark romantic comedy about a young, death-obsessed man, and the wild and fun-loving 79-year-old woman he befriends and becomes romantically involved with, and who teaches him to celebrate life.

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Stanford professor and poet Wesley Trimpi dies at 85

Wesley Trimpi, a poet and professor emeritus of English at Stanford University, died on March 6 at the age of 85. He is remembered fondly by his former colleagues and students as a dedicated academic who inspired others through his lectures, writings and poetry.

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Book review: Major-league mystery

"The Setup Man," the new novel by South Bay author (and Palo Alto Online blogger) T.T. Monday, is about 35-year-old world-weary Johnny Adcock, a left-handed relief pitcher.

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The cocktail craftsman

If you find yourself thirsty in downtown Palo Alto, you might wander into the Epiphany Hotel's restaurant, Lure + Till, and order the Peninsula Punch, made with Kappa pisco, lemon juice, pineapple and basil.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Upcoming A&E events

Photographer Roger Spinti's captures images of resilient Filipinos, as they work to rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan; TheatreWorks stages a send up of Sherlock Holmes and the stage itself; and Stanford's student run Ram's Head Theatrical Society is staging an "immersive" showing of "Les Miserables," which gives audience members the chance to mingle with Victor Hugo and Claude Monet.

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