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A Man Called Ove
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We've all seen the pieces of "A Man Called Ove" before, and all the more reason that the film's success impresses. A curmudgeon slowly melts in the presence of good company, including children and a cat. A widower talks to his wife's gravestone. A su...... Read the full review

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A&E Features

Saturday: Book sale at Woodside Library has something for everyone
There will be children's books, gardening books, cookbooks, travel books, reference books, history books, and, of course, fiction when the Friends of the Woodside Library hosts a book sale on Saturday, Oct. 22 Tuesday, 11:17 AM

Woodside Community Theatre performs 'Ragtime'
Months ago, Woodside Community Theatre reached out to the larger community to find a diverse and talented cast for its fall musical, "Ragtime." As a result, many fresh faces will be appearing on stage at the Woodside High School Performing Arts Center from Oct. 21 through Oct. 30. Tuesday, 10:17 AM

Food & drink: Martins West balances Scottish fare with California flair
Martins West Gastropub in Redwood City is all about Scotland, from the haggis on a stick to delectable fish and chips. Thursday, 11:29 AM

West Bay Opera stages a Mozart masterpiece
Palo Alto's plucky West Bay Opera company opens its 61st season Oct. 14 with a new production of the composer's operatic masterpiece. Wednesday, 11:41 AM

Sister sojourners
Three intrepid explorers from the Victorian era set off on an adventure through time in Eric Overmyer's surreal "On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning)," currently staged at the Dragon Theatre. Wednesday, 3:02 PM

Worth a Look
Find out about some interesting upcoming events, including a Suessian opera for kids, the October exhibit at Bryant Street Gallery, the 25th annual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival and a jazz concert featuring identical twins. Wednesday, 2:57 PM

The kids are alright
In the words of the old maxim, if you want something done right, do it yourself. Local teens have taken that credo to heart by forming Upstage Theater, an independent company that allows teens to take charge of all aspects of theater production. Wednesday, 2:59 PM

'Green Eggs and Hamadeus'
Would you listen in a box? Would you listen with a fox? Stanford University's Bing Nursery School, which hosts an annual performance series for kids and families, presents "Green Eggs and Hamadeus," a kid-friendly opera based on Dr. Seuss's "Green Eggs and Ham," on Sunday, Oct. 22. Wednesday, 2:56 PM

Films for a better world
In an election year when racism and xenophobia have played a significant role in the national conversation, there's no better time for UNAFF, the United Nations Association Film Festival. Wednesday, 11:15 AM