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20th Century Women At one point in "20th Century Women," writer-director Mike Mills' semiautobiographical comedy-drama, one character asks another, "How did you get to be this person that you are?" It's that loving curiosity that emblematizes Mills' work, which is both...... Read the full review

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Concerts showcase music of African American composers
The January tradition of musicians and composers coming together for two rousing concerts benefiting Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto lives on: The African American Composer Initiative concerts are set for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28 and 29, at the school. Monday, 4:27 PM

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." Wednesday, 11:53 AM | 1 comments

'Crimes of the Heart' puts comedy first
In Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning "Crimes of the Heart," now on offer at TheatreWorks, three siblings from small-town Mississippi suffer a series of setbacks, losses and indignities. But it's a comedy. Wednesday, 11:51 AM

Dragon Theatre holds Inauguration Night fundraiser
On Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as president of the United States. In response, playwright Lauren Gunderson has invited artists to stage free readings of her feminist play, "The Taming," as fundraisers. Redwood City's Dragon Theatre, among others, has taken Gunderson up on her offer and will donate any proceeds from the evening to Planned Parenthood. Sunday, 4:04 PM

For the love of dolls
More than 60 unique Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls are on display at the Los Altos History Museum this winter. Thursday, 11:38 AM

Sarah Cahill performs at CSMA
Contemporary classical pianist Sarah Cahill will perform a free concert at the Community School of Music and Arts (Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View) on Saturday, Jan. 14. Thursday, 11:17 AM

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. Friday, 12:33 PM

'The Evolution of Film' exhibit in Palo Alto
A free Museum of American Heritage exhibit features a wide variety of motion picture artifacts dating from the late 1800s to 1980s. Thursday, 2:47 PM

Old-school butcher
Redwood City butcher shop Gambrel & Co. evokes the idyllic nostalgia of a European artisanal shop -- one where the butcher knows everyone's name and can recommend something for an upcoming dinner. Thursday, 11:22 AM

Lots of ways to love the latke
With Hanukkah right around the corner, local Jewish chefs and home cooks are readying their recipes for latkes, the traditional dish also known as a potato pancake. Thursday, 12:26 PM

Crab season gets cooking
After last year's unprecedented shutdown of the Bay Area Dungeness crab season due to a toxic algae bloom, fishermen, chefs and consumers alike are enjoying access to the local favorite once again. Friday, 10:52 AM

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