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Friday, January 17, 2020

'No Blue Memories' celebrates poet Gwendolyn Brooks

Emmy-award winning shadow puppetry company Manual Cinema will present "No Blue Memories," a work about Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks.

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A 'Little Women' weekend

Two of Hollywood's most iconic adaptations of Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" will be back on the big screen at Stanford Theatre this weekend.

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Good acoustics: A Q&A with Kaki King

Innovative guitarist/composer Kaki King will offer a free concert at the Community School of Music and Arts on Saturday, Jan. 18.

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Palo Alto Players production offers an update to Ibsen's 'feminist moment'

Back in the 19th century, Ibsen's "A Doll's House" shocked audiences with its frank depiction of an unhappy woman. The sequel, on stage now in Palo Alto, picks up 15 years later.

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Whatcha gonna do?

The re-teaming of Martin Lawrence and Will Smith hasn't lost its luster in the 17 years since they last played lovingly bickering bros Mike Lowrey (Smith) and Marcus Burnett (Lawrence) in "Bad Boys II."

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The latest openings and closings in Midpeninsula dining

Restaurants have been coming and going at a dizzying rate the last few weeks up and down the Midpeninsula. Catch up with our list.

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Friday, January 10, 2020

A 'meh' war

World War I was coined the "Great War," the war to end all wars. But is the war movie "1917," which won "Best Drama" and "Best Director" at the Golden Globe Awards, a great film? The film to end all films? Almost certainly not.

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Los Altos History Museum hosts the 'Big Shaker'

The "Big Shaker," which according to the Los Altos History Museum is the "world's largest mobile earthquake simulator," rolls into town on Saturday, Jan. 11.

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Stanford exhibit celebrates 'The Japanese Garden'

"The Japanese Garden: A Historical Account of Japanese Culture and Tradition," is on display in the lobby of the East Asia Library at Stanford University.

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The Keller Sisters: Musical sisterhood and local roots

As a former longtime San Mateo resident, musician Sheryl Thirlwall still loves to perform on the Peninsula.

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