It's a bill! It's a law! No, it's Super-Lobbyist! These are the phrases conjured by "Miss Sloane," starring Jessica Chastain as a spike-heeled warrior who's both off-puttingly ruthless and "a conviction lobbyist" <0x2014> that is, a lobbyist who is m...... Read the full review
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"Itsy Bitsy Spider"
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Theatre: Stranger than 'Fiction'
According to playwright Steven Dietz, "there are really three 'pasts' -- the past we remember, the past that we record and the past that actually happened. I think they are seldom the same thing." The blurry lines between truth, fiction and memory are explored and displayed to riveting effect in Dietz's "Fiction," as staged at Redwood City's Dragon Theatre. Wednesday, 3:13 PM
Nobu restaurant to open in Palo Alto
"It's time to put the rumors to rest," Seth McDaniels, general manager of Palo Alto's The Epiphany Hotel said in a statement. Renowned Japanese restaurant Nobu is opening its first Northern California location at the hotel next year, he confirmed. Saturday, 11:05 AM
'Tis the season for exchanges -- of gifts, of course, but also holiday greeting cards, fancily decorated cookies and, in the case of the Redwood Symphony and Palo Alto Philharmonic, of maestros. Wednesday, 9:51 PM
German Holiday Market
Post-election America got you down? Hankering for a taste of Europe, or perhaps just seeking a bit of holiday cheer? The German International School of Silicon Valley's annual Weihnachtsmarkt (German Holiday Market), which recreates the traditional open-air winter markets of Germany, Austria and the Alps, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10. Wednesday, 3:09 PM
Ragazzi Boys Chorus celebrates the season
The Ragazzi Boys Chorus has a lot to celebrate this December. Not only do the choir members (local boys ages 7-18) have their usual busy lineup of holiday performances, but this year they're also celebrating the release of their brand-new album “I Dream a World." Wednesday, 3:11 PM
Top 12 holiday book picks
As the hunt for the perfect gift gets underway this holiday season, we've decided to keep our focus local. Wednesday, 6:28 PM