Recent A&E Features

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

There is power in a union

Some works of drama are meant to entertain, delight and whisk audiences away to another world. Naomi Wallace's "Slaughter City," presented by Stanford Repertory Theater (SRT), is not one of those. Instead, it's powerful, dark and -- despite its pivotal forays into the supernatural and surreal -- rooted in real-world issues, distasteful though they may be.

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Worth a Look

Sometimes, a camera can change a life. The nonprofit organization Empowerment International offers a photography-club program for impoverished children in Nicaragua, with the goal of helping them stay interested/involved in school.

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Menlo Park shows free summer movies Aug. 5-Sept. 9

Prepare your picnic baskets and lawn chairs for the third year of Menlo Park's free summer movie series, running Aug. 5 through Sept. 9.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Saturday: Where to celebrate Harry Potter book release

The boy who lived is making a comeback. On Saturday night, July 30, Kepler's Books in Menlo Park will host a party from 10 a.m. to midnight to celebrate the release of the script of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two."

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Portola Valley: Free concert tonight after farmers' market

The Keller Sisters will provide the music for the second of Portola Valley's three 2016 free summer concerts this evening (July 21) on the grass at the Town Center, located at 765 Portola Road.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

TheatreWorks: A thought-provoking premiere

TheatreWorks presents Suzanne Bradbeer's "Confederates," a play packed with timely questions about journalistic ethics and the ever-present political minefield of our nation's racially charged history.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Kepler's, once a Grateful Dead hangout, hosts author of book on the band

"Spontaneous midair architecture. That's the essence of what making this kind of music is about," said author and musician David Gans during a recording of the "In Deep" radio show with journalist Angie Coiro at Kepler's on June 1.

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Eastside stories

Eastside Prep students in a new summer program have the chance to do the behind-the-scenes work of for a production starring local theater professionals.

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