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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Atherton dance champions

Winston and Lilly Chow of Atherton successfully defended their title as U.S. National Amateur Senior Ballroom Champions in the Senior IV category at a recent dance competition in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Thursday: Actress portrays Julia Morgan at Menlo Park Library

Julia Morgan, one of the most famous architects of the 20th century, will be portrayed by performer Jill Jackson in a free one-woman show at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at the Menlo Park Library.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

'Daring Journey': New documentary by Menlo Park filmmaker

Concentric Media and Eastside College Preparatory School will host a showing of "A Daring Journey, From Immigration to Education," a film by Dorothy Fadiman and Owen Tomlins on Aug. 2 in East Palo Alto.

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Friday, July 24, 2015

Franz Schubert, music's 'first romantic'

This year's Music@Menlo festival, which runs from July 17 to Aug. 8, focuses on Schubert: his best-known chamber works, his well-loved lieder and piano pieces, his life and his place in music history.

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I'm melting

From pulpy paletas to boozy "poptails" to all-natural icy desserts made from fresh produce, 'tis the season for Popsicles.

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Comedy of bad manners

In NoŽl Coward's 1925 comedy, "Hay Fever," an eccentric English family's lack of social graces proves a bit much for its weekend guests. The work is part of Stanford Repertory Theater's 2015 Summer Festival.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Friday: Alexander Eccles performs at Menlo College

At the next Nasdaq outdoor summer concert in the Quad at Menlo College, pianist and composer Alexander Eccles will perform from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 24.

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Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre reopens

After more than three months of closure for remodeling, downtown Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre, at 430 Emerson St., reopened Friday, July 24.

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Monday, July 20, 2015

Wednesday: Latin guitar fusion band performs in Menlo Park

David Correa and Cascada, a Latin guitar world fusion band, will play at a concert in the park on Wednesday evening, July 22, in downtown Menlo Park.

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Sunday, July 19, 2015

A real feel-good film

On Nov. 15, 2013, 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott had his wish come true. For one day, he got to don a costume and become Batman's new sidekick, "Batkid."

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TheatreWorks: Affecting new musical 'Triangle' turns tragedy around

The dramatic new musical, "Triangle," uses the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911 as the background context for a pair of love stories.

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Worth a Look: Arts open house, a swing dance concert and more

This week, attend an art-and-science open house at Djerassi, head to Redwood City's Music, Arts & BBQ Festival and check out a swing dance concert at the JCC.

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July 31-Aug. 1: Garden Bonanza at Filoli

Filoli, the historic estate in Woodside, will hold a Great Big Garden Bonanza on Friday and Saturday, July 31-Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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