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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

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.

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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."

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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.

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Saturday, December 3, 2016

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.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

Saturday: Wine walk, tasting in downtown Menlo Park

"Taste of the Mountains," a fundraising wine walk and tasting, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in downtown Menlo Park.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Trading places

'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.

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Sunday: Holiday arts-and-crafts fair in Portola Valley

A Portola Valley holiday arts-and-crafts fair is set for Sunday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center at Woodside Priory School at 302 Portola Road.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Dec. 3-4: Model railroad show, Holiday Train in Menlo Park

The West Bay Model Railroad Association will hold its annual holiday show in Menlo Park on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3 and 4, with trains running on a new two-level layout. Meanwhile, Caltrain's full-sized Holiday Train will arrive at 7:45 p.m. Sunday.

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