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BlacKkKlansman "Do we always have to talk politics?" a man asks. "What's more important?" a woman replies. This exchange in the new Spike Lee joint "BlacKkKlansman" sums up the director's own sweet spot as an artist. No, he doesn't always have to talk politics, but...... Read the full review

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Photo (0363.JPG). Mona & Bob Armistead and Vista Center Board Member, Joivta Honor attended the 35th Annual Vintage Affaire benefiting Vista Center For Blind & Visually Impaired individuals and their families through evaluation, counseling, education and training, to promote Independence & quality of life. Photo (0364.JPG) Many Atherton people incl. Barbara Peyton and Dave & Lynne & Heppberger enjoyed the wine & chiefs tasting reception before the live auction and gourmet dinner Benefit at a lovely Atherton Estate on Saturday, July 15. The benefit is staffed by local volunteers and the has raised over $8 million in the 34 years. vintageaffaire.org Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017

 
 
A&E Features

Isn't it 'Rich'?
"Crazy Rich Asians" -- based on a trilogy of novels -- marks a long-overdue investment in Asian talent as the first major Hollywood release in 25 years to feature an all-Asian cast. Thursday, 5:54 PM | 1 comments

New Mexican restaurant opens in Menlo Park
Araceli Ciprez has opened her first-ever restaurant, Mami Cheli's, at 989 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Friday, 6:54 PM

'Saturday Night,' live
For a few weekends this August, Broadway By the Bay is giving audiences a taste of 1970s New York City, when disco was king (at least for a specific subculture). Thursday, 5:59 PM

Staging 'Sonata'
Hidden in a Midpeninsula industrial-park office, the living room of three middle-aged Indian women is brought to life. It's a Saturday morning but, thanks to the magic of theater, the hot, rainy Mumbai night seeps through the set walls. Thursday, 5:56 PM

Boyz in the hoods
"Do we always have to talk politics?" a man asks. "What's more important?" a woman replies. This exchange in the new Spike Lee joint "BlacKkKlansman" sums up the director's own sweet spot as an artist. No, he doesn't always have to talk politics, but at this moment, he's feeling the responsibility... and the anger. Thursday, 3:12 PM

Regal recycling
Egg cartons, plastic membranes, empty propane canisters and torn denim are probably candidates for the recycle bin in most homes. For artist Tim Hawkinson these objects, and most detritus, are fodder for his imaginative, off-beat assemblages. Thursday, 3:16 PM

Steeped in tradition
Junyan Xie started hosting tea tastings in her Menlo Park home to introduce others to traditional pu'er tea from China and share the experience of connecting through an ancient tradition. Sunday, 3:51 PM

Live at Lytton
On a recent summer evening in Palo Alto's Lytton Plaza, the scene was vibrant. At the heart of it all was Equator, an improv-music duo that listeners can find performing in the plaza on most Friday and Saturday nights throughout the summer. Friday, 2:34 PM

A guide to summer jazz
Summertime is golden for live jazz on the Peninsula. Thursday, 2:07 PM

Getting it down on paper
The Anderson Collection is featuring "Salon Style: Collected Marks on Paper," which features drawings, collages and paintings. Thursday, 5:18 PM