Recent A&E Features

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Michelin 2017: Menlo Park's Madera regains its star; others retain status

The much sought-after Michelin Guide stars have been announced for the San Francisco Bay Area, with familiar MidPeninsula restaurants making the cut, plus one establishment that returned to the annual list.

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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Comic shop owner talks feminism at Menlo Park Comic Con

While it stormed outside, the Menlo Park Library was bustling with activity at its first Comic Con event.

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Square dancing comes to Menlo Park

Stanford Quads, a square-dancing club that has been dancing in Palo Alto for the past 27 years, moved to Menlo Park this summer.

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Food & drink: Martins West balances Scottish fare with California flair

Martins West Gastropub in Redwood City is all about Scotland, from the haggis on a stick to delectable fish and chips.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Sister sojourners

Three intrepid explorers from the Victorian era set off on an adventure through time in Eric Overmyer's surreal "On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning)," currently staged at the Dragon Theatre.

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The kids are alright

In the words of the old maxim, if you want something done right, do it yourself. Local teens have taken that credo to heart by forming Upstage Theater, an independent company that allows teens to take charge of all aspects of theater production.

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Worth a Look

Find out about some interesting upcoming events, including a Suessian opera for kids, the October exhibit at Bryant Street Gallery, the 25th annual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival and a jazz concert featuring identical twins.

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'Green Eggs and Hamadeus'

Would you listen in a box? Would you listen with a fox? Stanford University's Bing Nursery School, which hosts an annual performance series for kids and families, presents "Green Eggs and Hamadeus," a kid-friendly opera based on Dr. Seuss's "Green Eggs and Ham," on Sunday, Oct. 22.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Saturday: Book sale at Woodside Library has something for everyone

There will be children's books, gardening books, cookbooks, travel books, reference books, history books, and, of course, fiction when the Friends of the Woodside Library hosts a book sale on Saturday, Oct. 22

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Woodside Community Theatre performs 'Ragtime'

Months ago, Woodside Community Theatre reached out to the larger community to find a diverse and talented cast for its fall musical, "Ragtime." As a result, many fresh faces will be appearing on stage at the Woodside High School Performing Arts Center from Oct. 21 through Oct. 30.

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

This weekend: pumpkin fest in Menlo Park

Autumn is here: a pumpkin festival will be held at St. Raymond School on Friday, Oct. 14, from 3:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 15, from noon to 6 p.m.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Films for a better world

In an election year when racism and xenophobia have played a significant role in the national conversation, there's no better time for UNAFF, the United Nations Association Film Festival.

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