Recent A&E Features

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Great pains on the Great Plains

"Thank God we can't tell the future. We'd never get out of bed." So declares Barbara Fordham in the darkly funny "August: Osage County," currently on stage at Mountain View's Pear Theatre.

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Monday, June 27, 2016

Colossal clay

The Palo Alto Art Center will show clay's bigger picture this summer with "Fired Up: Monumental Clay," an eclectic exhibition of large-scale ceramic work.

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Sibling silliness

Gloom, doom and insecurities that reach comedic proportions plague three middle-aged siblings in Christopher Durang's farce "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," which the Palo Alto Players premiered at the Lucie Stern Theater on June 10 (performances continue through June 26).

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Friday, June 24, 2016

This week's A&E highlights

Artists Laurie Shelton and Anne Lamborn present their joint exhibition at Gallery House, Stephen Kent performs on the didjeridu at East West Bookshop, catch Flight of the Conchords in concert at Shoreline and view a screening of Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" at Stanford.

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Friday, June 17, 2016

Fun in the sun

It's hard not to have fun at Quinto Sol in downtown Redwood City, which emphasizes foods from the owner-family's native Puebla, Mexico, but also serves Mexican-American standards like nachos and burritos.

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A sense of connection

"Something New in Sight & Sound" seeks to celebrate the ear-heart-mind connection with an innovative, interactive blend of live music, visual art, emotional feedback and -- this is Silicon Valley, after all -- an app.

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Worth a Look

Jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves, who won a 2015 Grammy Award for best jazz vocal album, returns to the Stanford Jazz Festival with guitarists Russell Malone and Romero Lubambo to perform an intimate, soulful show on Saturday, June 18.

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