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The Good Liar At one point in the new thriller "The Good Liar," a character sees a pond and remarks, with a slight, smug smile, "Be careful. It's deeper than it looks." The line is meant as a commentary on character and also a literary self congratulation. And tha...... Read the full review

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Mwenso & The Shakes honor the ancestors of jazz
Mwenso & The Shakes, the dynamic, multinational vocal/instrumental/tap dance ensemble, may be the perfect ambassadors to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. Thursday, 2:37 PM

Mountain View's Le Plonc pairs lesser-known wines with populist foods
Le Plonc, the 18-month-old wine bar on Castro Street in Mountain View, has created a stylish space and accessible menu that attracts both casual sippers and discerning oenophiles. Thursday, 2:33 PM | 2 comments

'Hell on Earth: A New Musical' premieres in Mountain View
"Hell on Earth: A New Musical (About Middle School)" follows seven best friends as they join forces to survive the final days of middle school. Thursday, 2:30 PM

Palo Alto Players tells 'A Christmas Story'
All of the most beloved gags from the holiday film favorite "A Christmas Story" are preserved in its recent musical adaptation, currently a jolly production by Palo Alto Players. Wednesday, 11:57 AM

Los Altos History Museum exhibition spotlights disaster readiness
The Los Altos History Museum is presenting the exhibition "Our Community Prepares: Acts of Nature, Then and Now," which educates visitors about the local aftermath of Loma Prieta and and other disasters. Wednesday, 11:49 AM

Concert: Matt the Electrician with Sylvie Simmons
Singer-songwriters Matt the Electrician and Sylvie Simmons will perform at Cubberley Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 16. Tuesday, 9:27 AM

Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.
Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants, are a growing phenomenon in the Bay Area, and the Peninsula is no exception. Monday, 11:58 AM | 2 comments

'Enrique Chagoya: Detention at the Border of Language' on view at Coulter Art Gallery
A survey of paintings, drawings, prints, and multiples by artist and Stanford University professor Enrique Chagoya are on view at the Coulter Art Gallery. Monday, 9:57 AM

Foothill stages political parable with Bertolt Brecht's 'Arturo Ui'
The play "has never been popular," said Bruce McLeod, who is directing it for Foothill Theatre in Los Altos Hills. "It's a sensitive subject, when you think about it." Wednesday, 2:03 PM

Tudor tale, 'Anne of the Thousand Days,' is an intimate approach to history
Though it all went down nearly 500 years ago, the tempestuous, world-changing romance between England's King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, remains an eternally compelling topic. Wednesday, 10:39 AM

Celebrating feline form and friendship
A brown tabby cat named Roy joined artist Junko Tsuchida's family in the year 2000. During a difficult period of Tscuchida's life, she took comfort in sketching Roy, sometimes for up to five hours a day. Monday, 10:41 AM

Alhambra brings Irish pub traditions to downtown Redwood City
Irish pubs capture in one warm and convivial place all that's good and right in the world: community, humor, good drink and soulful music. And in Alhambra Irish House's case, some pretty tasty food as well. Thursday, 3:13 PM

Exploring ethnic identities in modern China

Violin virtuoso Joshua Bell comes to Bing Concert Hall

Pacific Art League hires new executive director

Three recipes from local chefs that make the most of apples


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