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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Museum's virtual talk on bizarre medical artifacts features some deep cuts

The Museum of American Heritage shares some of the more unusual items from its collection in a March 4 online talk called "Cringeworthy and Bizarre Artifacts."

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Sculptor Maria Paz gives artist talk March 5

Maria Paz, a Chilean-born, Oakland-based sculptor, will give an online artist talk on Friday, March 5, at 5 p.m. The event is part of the Palo Alto Art Center's "Where the Heart Is: Contemporary Art by Immigrant Artists." exhibition.

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Family string trio performs at Woodside Arts & Culture's virtual First Friday event

Woodside Arts & Culture's First Friday event for March is truly a family affair: a performance by the Costanza-Fong Family String Trio. The performance takes place online on March 5.

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Creativity and joy: Palo Alto hopes to combat the ongoing pandemic blahs with new public art

As the COVID-19 pandemic lumbers on, the Palo Alto Public Art Program is ready to spruce things up with some colorful, uplifting new projects that can be safely encountered.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

TheatreWorks offers another virtual presentation of 'Pandora'

Playwright Laurel Ollstein's "Pandora," a feminist spin on "Pandora's box" -- is streaming online as a virtual reading.

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Stanford expert debunks medical myths at library talk

In a free March 4 virtual talk sponsored by the Menlo Park Library, journalist, doctor and professor Seema Yasmin will discuss and debunk widespread medical myths.

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Los Altos Stage Company brings the 'Pain'

Local actor Michael Champlin will deliver a one-man show for Los Altos Stage Company in six livestreamed performances beginning Feb. 26.

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Smuin Ballet on-demand film series makes a stage out of local landscapes

Smuin Contemporary Ballet's Offstage/Onscreen series takes literally the idea that "all the world's a stage" -- or at least all the Bay Area -- with a series of four dance films shot at various local scenic spots.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Automated eats: Meet the Silicon Valley robot serving healthy grain bowls for $4.99

Mezli, a local startup founded by current and former Stanford students, wants to use robotics to make cheap, convenient, high-quality food available to the masses.

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