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The Pear Theatre opens season with online production of 'Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue
The Pear Theatre opens its 2020-21 season with an online streaming production of Quiara Alegría Hudes' thoughtful drama about a young soldier who thinks about his family's past as he contemplates a second tour of duty in Iraq. Thursday, 10:09 AM

Palo Alto art gallery turns to Salvador Dali and others for COVID-era exhibits
Pamela Walsh's gallery reopened last month with a group show entitled "Seeking Nature," as well as a virtual exhibition featuring the works of the Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali. Thursday, 10:09 AM

Screen time with Shakespeare
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival (SF Shakes) is still bringing free Shakespeare to the people, with a production of "King Lear" streaming live each weekend via YouTube. Wednesday, 10:13 AM

Talk highlights bringing history home at Filoli
​Filoli curator Julie Bly DeVere discusses a current restoration project at Filoli in an online talk presented by the Woodside Arts & Culture Committee. Tuesday, 11:48 AM

Events mark anniversaries of Hiroshima, Nagasaki bombings with hopes for peace
Several local organizations are offering ways to remember and reflect on the Hiroshima and Nagasaki anniversaries with events that highlight hopes for peace. Wednesday, 4:02 PM

Popular family event series re-launches with the 'Happiness of Apples'
Gamble Garden reimagines its Second Saturday series with an event that blends online programs with in-person visits in which participants tour the garden at their own pace. Tuesday, 11:48 AM

Teen starts music organization for COVID-19 relief
A Palo Alto high school student has developed a new, and melodic, way for parents to keep fidgety and stir-crazy kids occupied during quarantine. Tuesday, 11:47 AM

Promoter Danny Scher looks back on his local music legacy
If you've been to an event at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, you're already familiar with Danny Scher's music-industry legacy. Tuesday, 5:59 PM | 1 comments

Artists' guild hosts online ceramics and glass sale
This year's Palo Alto Clay & Glass Festival and many similar events may have been canceled due to COVID-19, but there are still some creative ways to enjoy art and support artists this summer. Friday, 10:02 AM

When jazz royalty came to Paly: Monk's long-lost record (nearly) goes public
Jazz fans looking forward to this week's release of "Palo Alto" by Thelonious Monk are in for some bad news. Tuesday, 5:57 PM | 2 comments

Fruitful giving: Farm-to-neighbors delivery project supports farmers, frontline workers

[email protected]'s Intermezzo takes the annual festival online

San Francisco's China Live to open in ghost kitchens throughout the Peninsula

Online video series revisits favorites from Smuin Ballet's repertoire

Rethinking theater: Equity, access and support

Whisper comes to the Art Kiosk

Online summer cinema series highlights independent short films

What does fine dining look like during a pandemic?

Coronavirus' impact on local arts scene: Guide to canceled, postponed local events

Your guide to restaurants offering food for pickup or delivery


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