The thing about comic book cinematic universes is that they train audiences to see the forest for the the trees: "Trust us," say the bigwigs, "It's all a part of a bigger picture, so if this picture doesn't quite come into focus, just hang in there."...... Read the full review
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Stories of Hope
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"Huff Ball Board Mural"
Huff Elementary's ball board was painted by Huff 4th grader Mandy Lai. Submitted by Huff Community on Aug 31, 2012
For documentary filmmaker Samantha Andre, the fight to end female genital mutilation and child marriage has become a passion project.
Tuesday, 12:26 PM
You've probably heard the one about the three little pigs. But how about the three little hedgehogs, co-narrated by an indignant puppet with a posh British accent, given a slapstick spin and delivered at a brisk pace? Wednesday, 10:22 AM
Joie de 'Play!'
"Play!" -- a vibrant and interactive art exhibition focused on the concept of playfulness -- is on display at the Palo Alto Art Center through Dec. 29. Wednesday, 10:18 AM
Hewlett Foundation announces grant winners
Ten Bay Area nonprofit organizations, including Mountain View's Community School of Music and Arts, will receive grants of $150,000 to commission new musical compositions in genres including chamber, electronic, jazz, opera, and hip hop, the Menlo Park based William and Flora Hewlett Foundation announced this week. Tuesday, 4:00 PM
Theater review: 'It Can’t Happen Here'
The people are restless. They are sick of the experts and the career politicians. They are also broke and out of work after a recession that many blame on those same politicians. And on the immigrants. So when a populist presidential candidate comes along promising to fix their lives, throw out the immigrants and make the country great again, the people vote him in. Sound familiar? You might be surprised to learn that this is the premise of Sinclair Lewis's 1935 book “It Can't Happen Here," which the author adapted into a play in 1936. Friday, 12:58 PM
German immersion at Redwood City's Gourmet Haus Staudt
German beer is at the heart of Gourmet Haus Staudt, a cozy, quirky, welcoming beer hall in Redwood City that serves hearty fare and huge pretzels. Friday, 12:22 PM
Review: Splashin' on the stage with 'Singin' in the Rain'
Just in time for a much-needed rainy season on the Peninsula, Broadway by the Bay is concluding its 2017 program with a revival of the beloved musical "Singin' in the Rain." Wednesday, 10:11 AM
Review: 'Peter Pan' never gets old
Charming and nostalgic, "Peter Pan" is a great choice for families seeking some good old-fashioned entertainment this season. Wednesday, 10:09 AM