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Pumpkins basking outside Lakeside Cafe at Shoreline. Fortunate that they did not suffer the fate of their brethren on Halloween! Submitted by G-man on Nov 9, 2013

 
 
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Silicon Valley Sculpture offers fine art in the great outdoors
At the Silicon Valley Sculpture fine art fair, visitors can enjoy an exhibition of sculptures from about 30 different artists, including some who have shown at Burning Man. Tuesday, 5:03 PM

TheatreWorks offers a new take on 'Pandora'
Laurel Ollstein's new play "Pandora" offers a new spin on the very ancient myth about the titular first woman and her troublesome box. Wednesday, 1:22 PM

Cleaning up the coast at Cooley Landing
This weekend offers the community another chance to get outside and do some good at the same time. Wednesday, 1:22 PM

Great Glass Pumpkin Patch marks 25th anniversary with two-week virtual sale
The Great Glass Pumpkin Patch is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with an online sale taking place Sept. 24-Oct. 4. Tuesday, 5:02 PM

Palo Alto welcomes Bay Bridge light artist for new gallery show
Leo Villareal's dazzling "Harmony of the Spheres," a new exhibition at Pace Gallery, is on view until Oct. 10. Friday, 12:40 PM

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. Wednesday, 1:03 PM

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. Wednesday, 1:06 PM

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. Tuesday, 1:22 PM

The art of adapting: Creatives focus on the divine — and the sublime — this fall
Take a peek at some highlights of the upcoming fall arts season on the Midpeninsula, many of which will take place in cyberspace. Friday, 1:23 PM

God comes to Palo Alto -- via Zoom -- in PA Players' comedy 'An Act of God'
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. Tuesday, 11:08 AM

Accessing campus 'Museums From Home'
Stanford University's Cantor Arts Center and Anderson Collection's "Museums From Home" program is offering a variety of new ways to experience art at the two institutions, even when it's not possible to be there in person. Tuesday, 11:06 AM

Graphic novel chronicles the start of a long, strange (local) trip
How exactly did a group of mismatched oddballs from the Peninsula vault their unlikely band to global fame? Wednesday, 2:14 PM

This teen-led startup will turn your backyard into a movie theater
With seed money from a cousin, two Woodside High School students have launched a startup with COVID-19 safety in mind called BackyardFilms. Friday, 1:56 PM

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, 12:04 PM

How Misfits Bakehouse became the source of the Bay Area's best gluten-free goods
An interview with Mina Makram an Egyptian refugee, former engineer and self-taught baker determined to overcome the "stigma" of gluten-free bread. Thursday, 1:56 PM

'A Phone Call From My Best Friend' explores systemic, subtle racism

Local choral groups keep harmonies alive while staying safely apart

Better singing through technology?

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

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

 

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