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'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

Promoter Danny Scher looks back on his local music legacy
If you've been to an event at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, you're already familiar with Danny Scher's music-industry legacy. Tuesday, 6:07 PM

When jazz royalty came to Paly: Monk's long-lost record (nearly) goes public
Jazz fans looking forward to this week's release of "Palo Alto" by Thelonious Monk are in for some bad news. Tuesday, 6:01 PM

Fruitful giving: Farm-to-neighbors delivery project supports farmers, frontline workers
What started as an informal neighborhood purchase of cherries in Palo Alto has since evolved into a streamlined weekly pickup operation of fresh fruits and vegetables from multiple farms. Friday, 1:51 PM

Art in the gardens: Woodside's Filoli estate to display work by 20 creatives
Filoli in Woodside is making the most of its sprawling gardens by hosting an art walk July 25-26. Thursday, 1:46 PM

San Francisco's China Live to open in ghost kitchens throughout the Peninsula
Starting Aug. 1, China Live in San Francisco will be delivering its sheng jian bao, Dungeness crab handrolls and Dutch Crunch pork buns locally from ghost kitchens throughout the Peninsula.
Tuesday, 12:16 PM

[email protected]'s Intermezzo takes the annual festival online
This year's [email protected] festival with the theme "Intermezzo," boasts a schedule that's as packed as ever, with three weeks of daily musical events, including an anticipated album release -- but all online. Friday, 1:48 PM

Whisper comes to the Art Kiosk
The latest installation in downtown Redwood City's Art Kiosk space is Whisper, by Shiyao Lin. Wednesday, 10:05 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

What does fine dining look like during a pandemic?
The Village Pub reopened in Woodside in June. While many of the signature touches of the Michelin-starred restaurant are back, much has changed in the age of COVID-19. Thursday, 10:44 AM

Pear's 'hybrid theater piece' reflects on relationships and current events
Thanks to the active group of writers creating original content, and the enthusiasm and experience of new Artistic Director Sinjin Jones, the Pear has come up with a new, innovative production. Tuesday, 12:14 PM

One message told 16 ways: Artists behind Black Lives Matter mural ask what more will be done beyond street art
Right now, the public can visit Hamilton Avenue in front of City Hall to see a nearly 245-foot-long and 17-foot-tall vibrant street mural reflecting the global Black Lives Matter movement as seen through the eyes of 16 artists. Monday, 9:36 AM | 2 comments

Online summer cinema series highlights independent short films
On Sunday, July 5, Windrider Bay Area Film Forum will launch its new virtual summer series, which features weekly online screenings of inspirational independent short films, followed by filmmaker conversations. Tuesday, 7:14 PM

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