Recent A&E Features

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Celebrating fall

Filoli is kicking off the fall harvest season with its Autumn at Filoli Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24.

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Silicon Valley winemaker

Len Lehmann, owner and winemaker of Portola Vineyards, takes pleasure in recounting how, once upon a time, Palo Alto and the surrounding area was known for its vineyards and its wine.

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This week's A&E highlights

This week, check out ZiRu Dance and the Silicon Valley Dance Festival, sample Redwood City's annual salsa festival celebrating the spicy dip and the spicy dance music, hear Russian cellist Ian Maksin in Mountain View, and more.

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Dive bar taqueria

The advantage of the setup of Taqueria Azteca, located inside California Avenue dive bar Antonio's Nut House, is that you can have your Bud Light and chicken taco all in the same place.

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This week's A&E highlights

This week, check out three-time Grammy nominee singer/songwriter/musician Peter Case at Red Rock Coffee in Mountain View, Jessica Bennett, creator of "Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace," at Kepler's in Menlo Park and more.

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Israeli-born opera singer expands cultural roots at JCC

Ronit Widmann-Levy, born in Haifa, has performed in opera houses and symphony halls worldwide -- in Italian, French, German and Russian -- but the Israeli soprano rarely has had the opportunity to perform an opera in her native Hebrew language, until now.

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'The Dybbuk' transforms Yiddish legend into multimedia opera

There's nothing comical about "The Dybbuk," Israeli composer Ofer Ben Amots' multimedia chamber opera that holds its West Coast premiere Sept. 24 and 25 at Palo Alto's Oshman Family Jewish Community Center.

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Palo Alto's Keeble & Shuchat Photography to close in October

Facing a changing industry and declining profits, one of the Bay Area's last major brick-and-mortar camera stores, Palo Alto's Keeble & Shuchat, will be closing next month, owner Terry Shuchat confirmed Thursday.

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