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Stanford Live releases next season's schedule, issues 'statement of hope'
Hip-hop artist Frank Waln with singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza, the SFJAZZ Collective and the Vienna Boys Choir are among the fall performances optimistically announced by Stanford Live this week as part of its 2020-21 season. Wednesday, 4:15 PM

Annual 'Pear Slices' showcase goes digital
The Pear Theatre's yearly showcase of short plays written by members of the Pear Playwrights Guild has returned as a filmed presentation that is streaming online. Wednesday, 11:22 AM

How to get your reading fix while everything's closed
Many local bookstores and libraries have adjusted to no-contact business models and are offering a variety of new services intended to keep the literary crowd well-read and more socialized while keeping a safe distance from others. Friday, 9:52 AM

What will it take for local restaurants to recover? Dan Gordon sounds the alarm after closing in Palo Alto
In an interview, Palo Alto restaurateur Dan Gordon spoke bluntly about the ripple effects the coronavirus will have on local restaurants and what it will take to help them survive. Wednesday, 11:56 AM | 5 comments

15 local dishes to order for takeout during the coronavirus shutdown
Here are 15 takeout dishes we've enjoyed of late, from warming phở tai and barbacoa tacos to flaky buttermilk biscuits and to-go negronis. Tuesday, 11:27 AM

Coronavirus' impact on local arts scene: Guide to canceled, postponed local events
With local coronavirus cases on the uptick and fears increasing, local arts organizations are feeling the impact. Friday, 1:52 PM

Your guide to restaurants offering food for pickup or delivery
We put together a running list of the many Peninsula restaurants still offering delivery and takeout amid the coronavirus pandemic, from neighborhood spots to fine-dining establishments pivoting to new service models. Friday, 1:56 PM

Hollywood goes livestream: A guide to 'shelter-in-place' home entertainment

Local artist says virtual reality can combat social isolation

Closed during coronavirus: Peninsula owners on why they shut down their restaurants completely

 

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