Recent A&E Features

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Storm Large brings her 'lounge-core' holiday show to Stanford Live

With her holiday show, singer-songwriter Storm Large may mark the season in ways that are spicier than most, but she also makes room for miracles and a big helping of goodwill. Stanford Live presents Large's "Holiday Ordeal" Dec. 8-9.

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Teen-led music group Carols for a Cause holds its fourth annual fundraiser for local nonprofits

For Los Altos High School student Julia Fung, the holidays bring more than just good food and fun with friends and with family. The enterprising 16-year-old is busy planning her annual concert that raises funds for local nonprofits.

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Arts briefs: Kitka's 'Wintersongs,' Terrapin Family Band, 'The Christmas Ballet' and more

This week, hear Kitka's "Wintersongs," catch Smuin's "The Christmas Ballet" and learn the stories behind popular holiday songs at Stanford Live. Plus Terrapin Family Band, CSMA Merit Scholars Concert and Palo Alto Philharmonic.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Inside the Peninsula bakery crafting a gluten-free version of a San Francisco staple

In 2015, when Geoff Kober was working at a San Francisco cafe, gluten-free bread was a staple on supermarket shelves. But even with a decade of sales and traction to perfect the recipe, the product was still subpar for Kober.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

For the love of local literature: A roundup of new reads

Consider these gems -- from interactive picture books to murder mysteries -- from authors who might live just down the street.

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Friday, December 1, 2023

Peninsula dining destinations offering fireside seats

If you're hoping to find cozy dining and/or sipping destinations with a warm glow, you may want to give these a try.

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Thursday, November 30, 2023

Arts briefs: 'Jungle Book Reimagined,' Nueva School steel drum ensembles at The Guild and more

This week, catch a new take on "The Jungle Book," get cheerful with "Elf, The Musical," hear steel drums at The Guild, see a world-premiere musical of "The Velveteen Rabbit" and bask in "A Candlelit Homecoming" choral concert.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Inside Margo Cilker’s new album, ‘Valley of Heart’s Delight’

To listen to Los Altos-raised musician Margo Cilker's latest album is to travel down a trail with a seasoned rambler; to hear a fresh voice with an old soul; and to reckon with nostalgia both real and imagined.

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