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"Grosbeak on my Feeder"
I took this photo of a black-headed Grosbeak on my patio at The Sequoias in Portola Valley a couple of weeks ago. Submitted by Earle Jones on Jun 24, 2013

 
 
A&E Features

An Italian food expert's guide to Eataly Silicon Valley
Spanning 45,000 square feet and housing a rooftop restaurant, Eataly Silicon Valley provides Italian food lovers with a chance to do their grocery shopping, browse specialty foods and enjoy wine, pizza and gelato all in one place. Friday, 4:22 PM

Steve Martin and Martin Short are better than ever on stage and screen
The old showbiz turn of phrase that a performer "needs no introduction" certainly applies to Steve Martin and Martin Short, who play Stanford's Frost Amphitheater on June 30. Wednesday, 5:08 PM

The Guild Theatre goes from 'Downey to Lubbock' with Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore on Saturday
Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore with The Guilty Ones will take the stage at The Guild Theatre on Saturday, June 25. Friday, 9:53 AM

Review: Palo Alto Players stage a festive 'Twelfth Night' set in the Jazz Age
The Palo Alto Players are bringing a Shakespearean favorite into the 1920s with a lively production of "Twelfth Night." The show which opened June 16, runs through June 26 at the Lucie Stern Theatre. Thursday, 1:40 PM

Windrider Bay Area Film Forum is back in person for its 13th year
After two years of going virtual, the Windrider Bay Area Film Forum is making a return to in-person screenings with two films that seem a perfect fit for the festival's uplifting theme, "Lens of Hope." Wednesday, 11:40 AM

Burlingame's Michelin-starred Rasa reopens as more casual concept Saffron
Burlingame's Michelin-starred Rasa, which Ajay Walia closed on June 7, has reopened as a second location of his more casual restaurant, Saffron, which is focused on south Indian cuisine and even features some of the same dishes. Monday, 10:49 AM

Jazz jubilee: Stanford Jazz Workshop celebrates 50 years
Back in 1972, when Jim Nadel was a recent graduate jamming with friends on the Stanford campus, he had no inkling he was founding an organization that would become a presenter of jazz legends and an incubator for future greats. Wednesday, June 15, 5:58 PM

Review: 'Ragtime' at TheatreWorks fires on all cylinders
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley offers a winningly streamlined production of epic musical that interweaves the stories of three families pursuing the "American Dream" at the turn of the 20th century. Wednesday, June 15, 4:32 PM

Events series brings artists to popular nature preserve
Peninsula Outdoor Painters is partnering with Environmental Volunteers for a visiting artist series, which brings artists to the EcoCenter to share their paintings inspired by the Baylands. Thursday, June 16, 4:21 PM

In the moment: New works by Kohei Nawa tackle how we see things in the Information Age
From vintage tech to taxidermy, photographs to paintings, artist Kohei Nawa draws on a variety of media for "PixCell_Moment," a show of new works at Pace Gallery that take on questions of perception in the social media era. Friday, June 10, 11:30 AM

Youths' dream art center opens for in-person classes in East Palo Alto

How Stanford med student Grace D. Li is handling becoming a bestselling author overnight

Summer movie lineup offers hope for theaters, something for everyone

TheatreWorks honors Atherton resident Julie Kaufman at A Muse Ball fundraiser

 

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