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Thursday, May 25, 2017


For some restaurants, family meal is more than just dinner. The tradition is central to the culture of their kitchens.

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'Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses'

The Los Altos History Museum's current exhibition, "Eichler Homes: Modernism for the Masses," celebrates the beloved midcentury-modern homes designed by Joseph Eichler to provide affordable, light-filled housing that complements the West Coast lifestyle.

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Summer means some of the "biggest" movies of the year. The sequels, the superhero movies, the science-fiction extravaganzas. We can't talk about them all: Upwards of 100 movies will roll out between now and Aug. 30. But put away those metal detectors, and allow me to sift the sands for the hidden gems of the summer movie season...and to spot a whale or two.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

West Bay Opera stages a 'Salome' for our times

It's a story set in biblical times, familiar to people the world over. But its ancient backdrop doesn't make the story that unfolds in the opera "Salome," as staged by West Bay Opera beginning this weekend, any less relevant to today's world.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hope Gangloff paints at the Cantor

Painter Hope Gangloff, Cantor Arts Center's first Diekman Contemporary Commissions Program artist, will inaugurate the new Artist at Work series by working on-site in the museum's atrium balcony, where she will be painting a portrait of her friend and Cantor staff member Tammy Fortin.

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Portola Valley celebrates horses May 20-21

Portola Valley's fourth annual "Celebration of the Horse" will span Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, at Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A celebration of 'Sisterhood'

The feel-good dramedy "The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church" (yes, it's a mouthful) is the latest in Dragon Productions Theater Company's "Women Take Center Stage" themed series, boasting an all-female cast, female director and a celebration of the bond between women.

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'Guns Above' full of witty dialogue, airships and women with guns

With a view of Moffett Field from her apartment, Mountain View author Robyn Bennis has airships on her mind. Lighter-than-air warfare is the subject of her debut fantasy novel, "The Guns Above," published by Tor Books on May 2.

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Don't forget to vote!

Don't forget to cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Mountain View Voice.