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Tomb Raider One can see the wheels turning -- literally and figuratively -- in "Tomb Raider" as young adventurer Lara Croft frequently finds herself twisting some hand-held puzzle box, bike racing around London or turning the wheel of some ancient machinery to u...... Read the full review

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A&E Features

Locally produced documentary on Silicon Valley premieres
"Silicon Valley: The Untold Story," a documentary by Michael Schwarz and Kiki Kapany of Menlo Park, premieres on the Science Channel at 8 p.m. Monday, March 19. Saturday, 5:02 PM

M-A stages the musical 'Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'
"Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, is coming to Menlo-Atherton High School's Performing Arts Center stage this and the following weekend
Thursday, 6:11 PM

Woodside High revives musical 'On the Town'
Woodside High School is bringing the blockbuster musical "On the Town" back on stage, with an opening performance on March 16. Thursday, 3:28 PM

'Tomb' much
It's easy to see the producers of "Tomb Raider" deciding what will make this reboot of the two-film 2001-2003 Angeline Jolie franchise click with audiences: big-scale action, a few familiar character actors and a hard sell on the ostensibly sexy, smart, strong heroine, now embodied by Oscar winner Alicia Vikander ("The Danish Girl"). Friday, 3:45 PM

Piano phenom Taylor Eigsti returns to Priory for anniversary concert
Taylor Eigsti has come a long way since he first began playing the piano as a 4-year-old. Raised in Menlo Park and known by locals as a child prodigy who performed with pros such as Dave Brubeck from an early age, Mr. Eigsti is returning to the Peninsula this month for a performance. Thursday, 1:33 PM

A culinary education
At least twice a month, passionate chefs and hungry students gather for cooking classes offered by Explore Culinary Arts at the Atherton Appliance and Kitchens showroom in Redwood City. Friday, 8:16 AM

Accordion master Stas Venglevski
Stanislav "Stas" Venglevski, a virtuoso of the Bayan (a type of Russian accordion) and a native of the Republic of Moldova, will perform a concert of original, classical, contemporary and ethnic songs on Sunday. Friday, 8:20 AM

A 'Wrinkle' that rankles
From a distance, Disney's sci-fi fantasy "A Wrinkle in Time" appears to be a sure thing, but a closer look reveals a downright awkward kiddie blockbuster. Friday, 8:02 AM

Cinequest Film & VR Festival returns
The sheer number of films screened in the annual Cinequest Film & VR Festival, which takes place at various locations in San Jose as well as in downtown Redwood City through March 11, is overwhelming but read on for a few suggestions. Thursday, 8:07 AM

Wakanda Rising
Ten years ago, Marvel Studios launched its cinematic universe with "Iron Man" and struck gold with Robert Downey, Jr.'s bratty bad-boy take on the high-flying superhero. Other quippy fratboy-with-a-heart-of-gold types would follow, including Star-Lord, Ant-Man and Thor. But the latest Marvel superhero to take center stage adheres to the Captain America model: the titular hero of "Black Panther" -- picking up where his auspicious debut in "Captain America: Civil War" left off -- continues to be an earnest moral paragon challenged by political and personal entanglements. Friday, 3:31 PM

Rustic chic
The Village Bakery makes exceptional bread, pastries, cookies and other baked goods. Corporate efficiencies have a downside, though. Friday, 5:19 PM


2018 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2018 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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