Recent A&E Features

Friday, May 17, 2019

Stanford looks forward to a Frost-y summer

Tucked away in the northeast end of the Stanford University campus and sequestered behind construction fencing for the past several years, the 82-year-old Frost Amphitheater is reopening on May 18, with the 2019 Frost Music & Arts Fest

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Shakespeare: Endgame

Shakespeare nerds -- and here I include myself -- will drink deeply from "All is True," a new work of historical fiction about the great playwright's "retirement" years.

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Library nonprofit turns to rare and vintage vinyl for latest fundraiser

Henry Yu and Frank McConnell have spent the last two months sorting through boxes and crates filled with vinyl records.

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Hippies, Hells Angels and the Grateful Dead

Some of photographer Irving Penn's best work from the Summer of Love era is on display at Pace Gallery in Palo Alto.

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Pear's 'Slices' delights in Mountain View

Pear Theatre has outdone itself, overall, with "Pear Slices 2019," its annual adventure into new one-act plays.

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The thriving spirit of food technology

The Los Altos History Museum last weekend debuted a new exhibit to educate visitors about Silicon Valley's rich food and farming culture, both past and present.

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Elementary, my dear Pokémon

"Pokémon: Detective Pikachu" brings the gigantic global video and card game/anime/comic-book franchise to the big screen in a big way, but it feels more like a sales pitch than a fully realized story.

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Nothing to be blu about

Porta Blu did win me over for the most part: It's a restrained, classy and calm sanctuary with a modern Mediterranean-California sensibility.

Friday, 12:05 PM | 1 comment

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