Recent A&E Features

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

'Bat Boy: The Musical'

The tabloid-inspired story of a half-bat, half-human creature trying to fit in with civilized life (set to a beat-driven rock-music score), "Bat Boy: The Musical," presented by the Los Altos Stage Company, opens this week and continues through June 25.

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Code: ART coming to downtown Palo Alto next year

Palo Alto is preparing to turn downtown into an interactive "creative laboratory" for three days next year as part of a new program to crowdsource ideas from the community that could transform underutilized alleyways and corridors into engaging public spaces.

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Monday, May 23, 2016

New Stanford Live executive director named

Chris Lorway, founding artistic director of Toronto's Luminato Festival, has been named the new executive director of Stanford Live and Bing Concert Hall, the university announced today in a press release.

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Friday, May 20, 2016

'The Skeleth' continues epic tale of battle against otherworldly evil

When it comes to writing epic fantasy fiction, East Palo Alto author Matthew Jobin takes the long view.

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Book Talk

The voices of The Grateful Dead returns to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, Palo Alto City Library gets new assistant director and more.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Feel the 'Burn'

Oshman Family JCC Director of Jewish Innovation, Joel Stanley, plans to bring some of the inspiring energy and creative spirit of Burning Man to Palo Alto's celebration of the Jewish holiday Lag B'Omer on May 26, when the JCC will hold its first-ever Burning Mensch.

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Review: Staying hot

In its thirteenth year of business, Cascal is still reviewer Dale Bentson's tip-of-the-tongue recommendation for a lively dining scene in Mountain View.

Thursday, 11:32 AM | 1 comment
This week's A&E highlights

This weekend, check out Cal Pops' final concert of the season at Foothill College, celebrate Art Museum Day at Cantor, and enjoy a carnival in honor of the 100th birthday of eccentric children's author Roald Dahl.

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Coffee tasting at the library

Love a tasty cuppa joe? Ever wanted to learn more about what makes good coffee so "good?" And just how is it farmed, harvested and roasted, anyway? The Mountain View Library (585 Franklin St.) is hosting a free coffee-tasting event on Saturday, May 21, 1:30-3 p.m.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Tales from the realm of Suzanne Vega

As the Suzanne Vega song says, "You've got to find the way to say what you say/and get it down on the page/or the stage. It's the cage for that tiger rage/that you can't contain."

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