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"May Pole Dance"
Kara Ireland D'Ambrosio's third grade class untangle the May Pole. Front row front left to right, Alek Amini-Holmes, Audery Mees, Gemma Greening and Taylor Jagolinzer, back row from left to right, Eli Simon, Le Claytor, Gabriela Gomez Submitted by Michelle Le on May 17, 2010

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Fresh off a Grammy win, Molly Tuttle returns home for back-to-back shows at The Guild
Palo Alto-raised Molly Tuttle and her band Golden Highway are set to play a pair of already sold-out shows at The Guild Theatre on April 1 and 2. Her visit comes on the heels of her recent Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. Thursday, 11:05 AM

From wildflowers to whiskey festivals: 15 spring events throughout the Peninsula
The rain may not be done with us yet, spring's arrival on March 20 ushers in the return of more outdoor festivals and seasonal events that bring us that much closer to summer. Here are 15 spring events we have circled on the calendar. Thursday, 1:16 PM

Bryant Street Gallery celebrates the life and work of Helen Steele
Helen Steele painted enigmatic figures mainly found in isolation, rendered with bold, loose strokes of almost chaotic color. "Reflections," on view until April 15, features 12 of her last paintings and some early sculptures. Thursday, 1:04 PM

From seaweed crackers to kiwi candies, our staff sampled treats from Millbrae's new Asian snack market
Ponyo, which opened in Millbrae this year, is a new market dedicated entirely to Asian snacks that also has an assortment of pastries, cakes and cookies from Bay Area businesses like Neighbor's Bakehouse, MackBox and batch 22 bakery. Wednesday, 1:37 PM

Flown away but not forgotten: Sculptor's project memorializes extinct bird species
Todd McGrain's series of sculptures pay tribute to North American bird species that have gone extinct in recent history. The pieces are on display at Stanford as part of a national tour. Thursday, March 16, 12:15 PM

Review: TheatreWorks' 'Fannie' celebrates a powerful voice for change
"Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer" is all about voice -- honoring Fannie Lou Hamer's legacy as a voice for freedom, and showcasing the wonderful voice of Greta Oglesby, who brings Hamer to life on TheatreWorks' stage. Wednesday, March 15, 4:45 PM

Inside the new Graduate hotel, home to Palo Alto's first rooftop bar
In its reincarnation as Graduate Palo Alto, the former President Hotel aims to be an upscale homage to all things Stanford, from its extensive cocktail menu at two on-site bars to portraits of Stanford celebrities in guest rooms. Tuesday, March 7, 11:39 AM

Atherton duo offers art classes, workshops through The Joy of Drawing

Sunnyvale 'mompreneurs' bring innovative Indian dessert-inspired ice cream to the Peninsula

Palo Alto Art Center goes 'Under Water' for the latest in its series on climate change


Project Cornerstone brings community together to help children become thriving adults


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