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Photo (0363.JPG). Mona & Bob Armistead and Vista Center Board Member, Joivta Honor attended the 35th Annual Vintage Affaire benefiting Vista Center For Blind & Visually Impaired individuals and their families through evaluation, counseling, education and training, to promote Independence & quality of life. Photo (0364.JPG) Many Atherton people incl. Barbara Peyton and Dave & Lynne & Heppberger enjoyed the wine & chiefs tasting reception before the live auction and gourmet dinner Benefit at a lovely Atherton Estate on Saturday, July 15. The benefit is staffed by local volunteers and the has raised over $8 million in the 34 years. vintageaffaire.org Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017

 
 
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POST event asks, 'Conservation for Whom?'
The history of the U.S. environmental movement and its sometimes-fraught relationship with communities of color will be discussed in an webinar hosted by Peninsula Open Space Trust. Thursday, 9:47 AM

Library's 'shelter-in-play' game night is up to chance
The Menlo Park Library is kicking off the weekend with a "shelter-in-play" online game night featuring Lotería, a traditional Mexican game of chance. Friday, 11:23 AM

Black Lives Matter muralists reflect on art, social justice
The power of public art to bring communities together, foster conversations and amplify racial equity initiatives was the theme of a virtual panel discussion hosted by Palo Alto's Public Art Program on Thursday, Sept. 10. Monday, 11:02 AM

Art's next act
A peek at some likely highlights of the upcoming fall arts season on the Midpeninsula. Tuesday, 11:51 AM

God comes to Palo Alto — via Zoom
Kicking off its 90th season, the venerable Palo Alto Players presents a show that mixes the ancient with the oh-so-modern: the comedy "An Act of God," performed via livestream through Sept. 20. Wednesday, 10:59 AM

Books capture 'The Face of Iran Before'
When Dennis Briskin was preparing to move to Iran for a few years in the late 1960s, he had a thought: "Maybe I should get a camera." Tuesday, 11:53 AM

'Beautiful Blossoms Benefit' supports Mission Hospice
Menlo Park artist Frances Freyberg's vibrant flower photography is on display through Sept. 30. Tuesday, 11:52 AM

Electronic music artists share new works from home
Multiple musicians will perform and share work via livestream, hosted by Stanford University's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. Thursday, 10:45 AM

Breathing life into wire: Kristine Mays' sculptures 'emerge from the scenery'
Entitled "Rich Soil," this installation of figurative works constructed out of wire is on display in the gardens through Nov. 9. Tuesday, 11:46 AM

'A Phone Call From My Best Friend' explores systemic, subtle racism
For Christenson, who grew up in Palo Alto, it was important to consider how white people who consider themselves generally progressive and enlightened may in fact be more complicit in systemic racism than they've ever realized. Wednesday, 10:17 AM

Dessert dash: Six locally made desserts you can eat right now
From Indian-inspired ice cream to the chocolate chip toffee cookie dough, here are six local desserts you can find on the Peninsula to satisfy your sweet tooth. Friday, 5:15 PM

Local choral groups keep harmonies alive while staying safely apart

Palo Alto's King Plaza hosts temporary labyrinth

Los Altos History Museum celebrates centennial of women's suffrage in the U.S.

Palo Alto art gallery turns to Salvador Dali and others for COVID-era exhibits

Screen time with Shakespeare

Palo Alto's Gallery House reopens for first in-person exhibition

Teen starts music organization for COVID-19 relief

Promoter Danny Scher looks back on his local music legacy

When jazz royalty came to Paly: Monk's long-lost record (nearly) goes public

Fruitful giving: Farm-to-neighbors delivery project supports farmers, frontline workers

San Francisco's China Live to open in ghost kitchens throughout the Peninsula

Rethinking theater: Equity, access and support

Your guide to restaurants offering food for pickup or delivery

 

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