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Friday, January 23, 2015

Striking the right note

"2 Pianos 4 Hands" is more than just a show for classical music fans. It's for anyone who loves a good laugh, who appreciates virtuoso acting or who ever watched a childhood dream recede at the cusp of adulthood.

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Worth a Look: comedian Maria Bamford and more

This week, catch comedian Maria Bamford at Stanford, enjoy a musical tribute to MLK Jr. and check out Ballet San Jose's new Palo Alto kids' program.

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Reubens and brews

Menlo Park's Refuge specializes in an unlikely but tasty duo: pastrami and Belgian beer. The vibrant night spot is a welcome addition to downtown's quiet Crane Street.

Friday, 8:22 AM | 1 comment

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Concerts pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

Two concerts featuring music inspired by and dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. and performed by a bevy of accomplished Bay Area and New York musicians are scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25, at Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto.

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Monday, January 19, 2015

Big band swings into town for Herb Wong tribute

The Woody Herman Orchestra will pay tribute to the late Herb Wong in a Jan. 25 concert at the M-A Performing Arts Center. A longtime Menlo Park resident, Mr. Wong was an internationally respected jazz writer, radio programmer and concert producer.

Monday, 11:30 AM | 1 comment

Saturday, January 17, 2015

The story of Cuba, told on film

There are many ways to tell the story of a people. For Cuban photographer Raúl Cañibano, there's no better way than with a camera, some film and his favorite 28-millimeter lens.

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Sunday: Surprise and sophistication

The St. Lawrence String Quartet will premiere John Adams' "Second Quartet" on Sunday, Jan. 18, at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall, as part of their 25th anniversary.

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Worth a Look: Aeschylus updated, fabric sculptures

This week, catch a contemporary version of an ancient play and check out new fabric sculptures at the Palo Alto Art Center.

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Small venue, huge flavors

East Palo Alto's Taqueria La Cazuela serves fresh, flavorful dishes without fanfare. Among the house specialties: enchiladas Michoacanas, menudo and chicken meatball soup.

Saturday, 11:25 AM | No comments yet

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Written in the stars

Authors Emer Martin and Suzana Tulac and illustrator Magdalena Zuljevic offer a fresh look at astronomy in a new children's book, "Why is the Moon Following Me?"

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Monday, January 12, 2015

Tuesday at Kepler's: Josh Davis and triumph of the underdogs

Contributing editor at Wired magazine Joshua Davis is the author of the new non-fiction title, "Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream." Davis will appear in conversation with Wired features editor Mark Robinson at Kepler's Books on Tuesday, Jan. 13.

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