Recent A&E Features

Thursday, January 19, 2017

SLAC talk: 'Galaxy Clusters and Life and Death of Universe'

Research scientist Eli Rykoff will give a talk on "Galaxy Clusters and the Life and Death of the Universe" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the Kavli auditorium at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Saturday: M-A High holds its Big Band Dance

Family, friends and neighbors are invited to come swing to the sounds of the Menlo-Atherton High School Bands and Orchestra at the Big Band Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at the school's Ayers Gym, 555 Middlefield Road in Atherton.

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Catching up with Chris Lorway

The Stanford Live and Bing Concert Hall executive director chats about his time at Stanford thus far, his hopes for the future and why there's no such thing as "an audience."

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Artscene: Muralists enliven walls of new Menlo Park gallery

Brightly colored paintings spilled off of large canvases and onto the walls of a soon-to-open art gallery in downtown Menlo Park that was transformed into a painting studio for three days last week.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tonight: Stanford historian speaks at Kepler's

Was the American Enlightenment nothing more than a Cold War invention? Caroline Winterer, a Stanford historian and Menlo Park resident, will speaking about this at a free event at Kepler's Books at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

The year in local theater

Weekly arts editor Karla Kane looks back at a year in local theater, with shout-outs to some of her favorite productions and performances on the Midpeninsula during 2016.

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The year in dining

In many ways, 2016 was a year of recognition, second acts and upscale dining for the Midpeninsula restaurant scene.

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The most -- and least -- memorable films of 2016

Palo Alto Weekly movie critic Peter Canavese shares his highlights in film from 2016, including his top 10 -- and bottom five -- movies, the year's best heroes, worst villains, top documentaries and animated winners.

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