AlmanacNews.com https://almanacnews.com If it is local and useful, it is on AlmanacNews.com. en-us Copyright 2019 AlmanacNews.com Almanac Online https://AlmanacNews.com/art/top_logo.png https://almanacnews.com/news/rss.php <![CDATA['Stuber' is as 'Stuber' does]]> A mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu picks up a passenger who turns out to be a cop on the trail of a killer in the new action-comedy "Stuber."]]> <![CDATA[TheatreWorks' 'The Language Archive' is a warmhearted season starter]]> Julia Cho's "The Language Archive" is a fittingly poignant and warmhearted way to usher in TheatreWorks' 50th year.]]> <![CDATA[Liu Jianhua: The clay's the thing]]> For its first summer offering (on view until Aug. 4), Pace Gallery is presenting a solo exhibition of ceramic works by Liu Jianhua, one of China's best-known artists.]]> <![CDATA[Aurora Singers and Chorale Assou-Lézert to perform 'Together En Chansons' July 21]]> It's been said that music transcends language. The 18-year relationship between the Palo Alto-based Aurora Singers and French choir Chorale Assou-Lézert proves this to be true.]]> <![CDATA[Landscapes, light at play in art show]]> The Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park's Allied Arts Guild is showcasing the pastel and oil paintings of Mary K. Stahl in an exhibition titled "Local Color." ]]> <![CDATA[Listening to the 'Voices of the Earth']]> This summer, Stanford Repertory Theater (SRT) is not shying away from some big -- global, in fact -- topics, with its annual festival taking the theme of "The Environment and Social Justice."]]> <![CDATA[The 'Maiden' voyage]]> Alex Holmes' documentary "Maiden" provides a fresh account of the first-ever all-female yacht crew to compete in the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.]]> <![CDATA[The return of Hollywood glam]]> Make no bones about it: With white marble floors, custom chandeliers, martinis made tableside and dishes like lobster thermidor and veal marsala, Selby's is a restaurant of opulence. Selby's is set to open in Redwood City on July 23.]]> <![CDATA[From Bach to the movies: Music@Menlo spans the centuries]]> This year's Music@Menlo festival highlights seven "Incredible Decades," transporting audiences from the age of Bach through the romantic era to the Roaring Twenties and the new millennium.]]> <![CDATA[Start the presses: Palo Alto Art Center celebrates a 'summer of printmaking' with 'Local Editions' and more]]> "Local Editions: A Celebration of Bay Area Printmaking," an exhibition currently on view at the Palo Alto Art Center, celebrates the eclectic art of printmaking.]]> <![CDATA[SF Mime Troupe returns to Palo Alto for free summer shows]]> The Tony Award-winning, politically savvy theater company San Francisco Mime Troupe will be offering two free performances of its latest original musical comedy, "Treasure Island," at Cubberley Amphitheater.]]> <![CDATA[Oh what a tangled web...]]> With tongue knowingly in cheek, "Spider-Man: Far From Home" plops us firmly into teen-movie territory, even more so than Tom Holland's first solo Spidey movie, "Spider-Man: Homecoming."]]> <![CDATA[Going against the grain]]> At The Midwife and the Baker in Mountain View, owner Mac McConnell is working to prove whole grains can taste just as good, if not better, than their white wheat flour counterparts. ]]> <![CDATA[Summer restaurant openings abound]]> Looking for something new? From vegan fare and organic wine to pho, sushi and pupusas, there are a lot of new places on the Midpeninsula to tempt you. Read on for our roundup of recent openings.
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<![CDATA[Summertime and the livin' is jazzy]]> With Friday, June 21, marking the first official day of summer, the days are long and the local live jazz offerings particularly plentiful.]]>