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"5th Redwood National Champions"
Over the weekend of March 12-13, 2022, the 5th grade All-Net team boys basketball players representing the Redwood Chapter of the Silicon Valley Section for National Junior Basketball (NJB) competed in the 2022 NJB National Tournament held in Garden Grove California. The team was comprised of the best 5th grade players in the local division, which draws from Menlo Park, Atherton, Emerald Hills, Redwood City, and Palo Alto. Redwood captured the National Title beating out local rival Saratoga with the final score 31 to 29. Picture: (Front Row) Tristan Trinidad, Graham Alden, Nick Baker, Sebastian Leonardo (Middle Row) Robert Hayes, Blake Danielewicz, Colton Sims, Augie Arata, Jack Clark (Rear Row) Ken Morgan (Assistant Coach), and Phillip Trinidad (Head Coach) Submitted by Sandra Madrigal on Mar 29, 2022

A&E Features

Summer movie lineup offers hope for theaters, something for everyone
Summer film season is back, with big-scale action and family movies but also counter-programming for those seeking something less noisy and more sophisticated. Film critic Peter Canavese breaks it all down, including streaming options. Thursday, 9:41 AM

Pixels en pointe: Show melding video games, ballet and hip-hop makes world premiere at Stanford Live
"FRAY," a dance show making its world premiere at Stanford Live May 26-27, includes a mobile game that helps immerse audiences in the story before the show starts. Thursday, 11:06 AM

A real-life Gilded Age whodunit
Evidence suggests Stanford University co-founder Jane Stanford died of poisoning in 1905. Author and historian Richard White looks at the long list of suspects in her murder -- and how the university may have covered it up. Thursday, May 19, 9:50 AM

New film shares Peninsula woman's experience as a queer Asian American skateboarder
"Crashing Wheels on Concrete," featuring LinkedIn software engineer Kat Sy, is playing at the Center for Asian American Media's CAAMFest on May 22. Friday, 1:24 PM

TheatreWorks honors Atherton resident Julie Kaufman at A Muse Ball fundraiser
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's spring fundraising event, A Muse Ball, brings guests together for a gala designed around interaction, May 21 at Redwood City's Fox Theatre. Friday, 12:50 PM

How the Peninsula's pastrami experts at The Refuge were inspired by French fine dining
Known for its pastrami, the Refuge's menu unexpectedly draws inspiration from Michelin-starred kitchens in Paris as much as it does from New York City. Friday, May 13, 10:54 AM | 1 comments

Silicon Valley Open Studios returns in full force
Silicon Valley Open Studios highlights the work of Peninsula-based artists May 14-15 and artists in the South Bay May 21-22. We spoke with some of the artists who are taking part. Friday, May 13, 9:32 AM

Palo Alto Art Center celebrates 50 years as city's cultural hub
The Palo Alto Art Center will mark its 50th anniversary with a party on May 15. Ahead of the celebration, the Weekly spoke with three people closely involved with the Center, who shared their thoughts about its role in the community. Thursday, May 12, 1:41 PM

Peninsula Restaurant Week: Find best meals, deals May 13-21
To support our local dining scene, Embarcadero Media's Peninsula Foodist and The SixFifty are teaming up to bring Peninsula Restaurant Week back for its second year May 13-21, featuring deals and special dishes from local eateries. Monday, May 9, 4:03 PM

Bevri's quest to spread Georgian cuisine is only beginning
Bevri owner Pavel Sirotin says there's still plenty of work to do in spreading Georgian cuisine across the Bay Area, an effort he's personally undertaking as the restaurant plans to open a second location in Los Altos soon. Friday, May 6, 11:04 AM

Local musician celebrates every moment with new single
In writing his new song, "New Boots On," Peninsula musician Mike Annuzzi took inspiration in part from the community support that he describes experiencing as a local musician over the past two years. The song will be released May 6. Friday, May 6, 11:03 AM

The Pizza Series debuts on the Stanford campus
Competitive pizzaiolo Matt Driscoll is serving New York-style pizzas with creative topping combinations and crispy but airy Detroit-style square pies at Stanford. Friday, April 29, 9:50 AM

'Allegiance' at Palo Alto Players explores a story of family, community and conviction

Branching out: Three restaurants expand their Midpeninsula footprint

What a Woodside cookbook author learned from road-tripping across California

Portraits by renowned photographer Gordon Parks on display at Cantor Arts Center

Genre-bending musician Gina Williams performs in Mountain View

An off-the-cuff evening with Isaac Mizrahi


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