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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

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Focusing on the beauty of everyday life: Street photography by Paul Graham at Pace Gallery
A 16th-century painter inspired photographer Paul Graham to create The Seasons, a series of large-scale photos capturing everyday life in New York. The Seasons and other works by Graham are featured at Pace Gallery through Oct. 16. Thursday, 10:46 AM

Striking a chord: East Palo Alto educator's new book finds harmony in Yo-Yo Ma's music
New York Times bestselling author Joanna Ho composes a story of unity and resonance in "Playing at the Border," which is set for release on Sept. 28. Monday, 11:53 AM

Craving a 2-foot pizza? Pizzone serves Milan-style magic in Palo Alto
Pizzone is popping up with giant Milan-style pizza at Vina Enoteca restaurant in Palo Alto. Head there the next few Sundays for a 2-foot-wide pie that can "comfortably feed six adults," or a slice. Monday, 11:53 AM

New book aims to encourage children to develop resilience, inner strength
With her children's book "Lioness E," Palo Alto author and activist Evelyne Keomian wants to encourage an important skill that's not commonly taught to kids: resilience. She has launched a Kickstarter to support production of the book. Thursday, 10:48 AM

Two sister sushi restaurants now housed under one roof
After 20 years in Menlo Park, Koma Sushi now has a new home a few minutes away in Palo Alto, at sister restaurant Kanpai Sushi. Friday, 11:42 AM

An advice columnist named Sugar dispenses sweet and salty counsel in 'Tiny Beautiful Things'
Los Altos Stage Company opens its season with "Tiny Beautiful Things," an intimate play that brings an advice columnist's correspondence to life. Presented in person through Oct. 3. Friday, 6:56 PM

More than a cream puff: Pâte à Choux a sweet addition to San Bruno
After world travels made them into cream puff fans, restaurateur Michelle Ko and her brother, Jason Li, are purveyors of choux au craquelin at The Shops of Tanforan in San Bruno, baking them fresh throughout the day, starting early. Thursday, 4:51 PM

Interactive show takes being a fly on the wall to a whole new level
With "Thea L'Anna," Dragon Productions Theatre Company offers a unique interactive online theater experience that tackles some deep feelings as it delves into the emotional lives of bugs. The show runs through Oct. 3. Thursday, 12:23 PM

'Limitless' online series highlights favorites from ballet company's archives
​Smuin Contemporary Ballet kicks off the 2021-22 season with a monthlong virtual program, Sept. 9-Oct. 4​, of four audience favorites presented on demand. Friday, 5:06 PM

Farm stand safari: Cruising the Coastside for the perfect produce
Cruising the San Mateo County coast, it's never long before you find a farm stand. Part of the joy of visiting farm stands is stopping by those that pop up along the way, but we've created a guide featuring a few to whet your appetite. Friday, 9:30 AM | 1 comments

In person or online — why not both? Arts groups offer full schedules and multiple viewing options this fall
Fall 2021 may not be unfolding as we all expected just a few heady months ago, but local arts groups have ensured that the return of music, theater and art to our lives has not been delayed, even if a full reopening has. Friday, 12:18 PM

Cibele's Ice Cream brings fresh fruit and frozen treats to Menlo Park

Community School of Music and Arts hosts a 'Salsa-cional' concert with El Grupo Sinigual

Silicon Valley Sculpture brings a unique perspective to second outing

Tech bros and hippies square off in 'Burning Man: The Musical'

With fall edition, Silicon Valley Open Studios 'reopens' for in-person visits

Woven in time: Qualia Gallery showcases textile art


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