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A&E Features

The Pear Theatre opens season with online production of 'Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue
The Pear Theatre opens its 2020-21 season with an online streaming production of Quiara Alegría Hudes' thoughtful drama about a young soldier who thinks about his family's past as he contemplates a second tour of duty in Iraq. Thursday, 9:49 AM

'Surreal Art for Surreal Times': Palo Alto art gallery turns to Salvador Dali and others for COVID-era exhibits
Pamela Walsh's gallery reopened last month with a group show entitled "Seeking Nature" as well as a virtual exhibition featuring the works of the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali. Tuesday, 6:23 PM

Silicon Valley's underground food movement is driven by Instagram and COVID economics
While informal food ventures have long existed in neighborhoods throughout the Bay Area, a new wave of businesses have taken hold during the shutdown as out-of-work residents turn to selling homemade food to make ends meet. Friday, 1:35 PM

Screen time with Shakespeare
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival (SF Shakes) is still bringing free Shakespeare to the people, with a production of "King Lear" streaming live each weekend via YouTube. Thursday, 1:53 PM

Popular family event series re-launches with the 'Happiness of Apples'
Gamble Garden reimagines its Second Saturday series with an event that blends online programs with in-person visits in which participants tour the garden at their own pace. Tuesday, 11:38 AM

'Reaching for the Sky' opens at Art Ventures
Woodside artist Jim Caldwell's exhibition of California landscape will be on view at Art Ventures Gallery Aug. 6 through Sept. 15. Friday, 1:39 PM

Artists’ guild hosts online ceramics and glass sale
The Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California (ACGA) is hosting "10 Days of ACGA Online Clay & Glass," an online sale that takes place Aug. 1 through 10. Wednesday, 9:49 AM

Teen starts music organization for COVID-19 relief
A Palo Alto high school student has developed a new, and melodic, way for parents to keep fidgety and stir-crazy kids occupied during quarantine. Tuesday, 11:41 AM

Talk highlights bringing history home at Filoli
​Filoli curator Julie Bly DeVere discusses a current restoration project at Filoli in an online talk presented by the Woodside Arts & Culture Committee. Tuesday, 11:39 AM

Online video series revisits favorites from Smuin Ballet’s repertoire
Smuin Contemporary Ballet is sharing some treasures from its repertoire in a free virtual performance series, Hump Day Ballets. Wednesday, 10:04 AM

The Pear Theatre opens season with online production of 'Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue'

Promoter Danny Scher looks back on his local music legacy

When jazz royalty came to Paly: Monk's long-lost record (nearly) goes public

Fruitful giving: Farm-to-neighbors delivery project supports farmers, frontline workers

Art in the gardens: Woodside's Filoli estate to display work by 20 creatives

San Francisco's China Live to open in ghost kitchens throughout the Peninsula

[email protected]'s Intermezzo takes the annual festival online

Whisper comes to the Art Kiosk

What does fine dining look like during a pandemic?

Pear's 'hybrid theater piece' reflects on relationships and current events

One message told 16 ways: Artists behind Black Lives Matter mural ask what more will be done beyond street art

Online summer cinema series highlights independent short films

Coronavirus' impact on local arts scene: Guide to canceled, postponed local events

Your guide to restaurants offering food for pickup or delivery


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