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Thursday, November 7, 2019

Celebrating feline form and friendship

A brown tabby cat named Roy joined artist Junko Tsuchida's family in the year 2000. During a difficult period of Tscuchida's life, she took comfort in sketching Roy, sometimes for up to five hours a day.

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Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants, are a growing phenomenon in the Bay Area, and the Peninsula is no exception.

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Foothill stages political parable

The play "has never been popular," said Bruce McLeod, who is directing it for Foothill Theatre in Los Altos Hills. "It's a sensitive subject, when you think about it."

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Tudor tale, 'Anne of the Thousand Days,' is an intimate approach to history

Though it all went down nearly 500 years ago, the tempestuous, world-changing romance between England's King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, remains an eternally compelling topic.

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King-size 'Sleep'

Based on Stephen King's 2013 novel, "Doctor Sleep" is a story of reckoning with the long-ago trauma depicted in his 1977 novel "The Shining."

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Two notable paintings from late Atherton philanthropist's art collection now on display

For the first time in years, two notable contemporary American art paintings from the New York School will be available for public viewing at the Anderson Collection at Stanford University.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Anne Frank, Helen Keller come back to life on Hillview Drama stage

Hillview students present "The Miracle Worker" and "The Diary of Anne Frank" beginning Thursday, Nov. 7. The dramas tell the stories of two girls who are now legends renowned for their heroism and resilience in the face of adversity.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Violin virtuoso Joshua Bell comes to Bing Concert Hall

Like cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Joshua Bell is one of the people's classical musicians -- artists who have reached beyond the genre's usual niche audience and into the broader realm of popular culture.

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Exploring ethnic identities in modern China

"Minorities" is the third piece of Yang Zhen's "Revolution Game" trilogy, exploring social roles, class divisions and constructs of identities in modern China.

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Pacific Art League hires new executive director

Pacific Art League, downtown Palo Alto's venerable community art center and gallery, will get a new executive director in November.

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Alhambra brings Irish pub traditions to downtown Redwood City

Irish pubs capture in one warm and convivial place all that's good and right in the world: community, humor, good drink and soulful music. And in Alhambra Irish House's case, some pretty tasty food as well.

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High and low

"Parasite" is a dark comedy with twists and turns that follows the Kims, a family living hand to mouth in a South Korean slum who catches a break when their son lands a job tutoring a rich girl.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Menlo School stages award-winning musical, 'Cabaret'

Menlo School Drama will bring the eight-time Tony Award-winning musical "Cabaret" to its stage to kick off the 2019-20 drama season.

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