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Maiden Alex Holmes' documentary "Maiden" is an intriguing human-interest story with a wealth of concrete visual imagery that provides a fresh account of the first-ever all-female yacht crew to compete in the international Whitbread Round the World Race in 1...... Read the full review

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"Suburban squash"
From my suburban micro-farm: Beautiful "Stella Blue Hokkaido" squash grown in my front yard (Varsity Park neighborhood). Submitted by Patricia Larenas on Nov 27, 2010

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East Palo Alto family starts homemade seasoning business
For the past four years, East Palo Alto residents Dulani and Lisa Spencer and their son Myles have been running Savor Seasoning Blends, which specializes in salts, rubs and other seasonings Thursday, 2:55 PM

'The Red Book Hours' explores Carl Jung's creative process
Intrigued by psychoanalyst Carl Jung's artistic works, Palo Alto author Jill Mellick decided to explore his creative process. Thursday, 2:51 PM

Mandy Harvey to perform at fundraiser to benefit hearing impaired patients
Mandy Harvey, an "America's Got Talent" Golden Buzzer winner a couple of seasons ago, brings her inspirational talent to the Peninsula to raise money to help under-served and under-insured patients obtain hearing health care.
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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. Wednesday, 10:30 AM

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. Wednesday, 10:26 AM

Liu Jianhua: The clay's the thing, at Pace Gallery
For its first summer offering, Pace Gallery is presenting a solo exhibition of ceramic works by Liu Jianhua, one of China's best-known artists. Wednesday, 10:23 AM

The Peninsula food scene gets its own newsletter
To keep Peninsula residents up-to-date on all of the latest culinary happenings -- from parking-lot food stands to Michelin-starred restaurants -- blogger Elena Kadvany is debuting the biweekly e-newsletter Peninsula Foodist. Wednesday, 10:16 AM

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." Wednesday, 3:19 PM

Kiln gods and inner cavemen
More than 135 juried artists will showcase their work at the 27th annual ACGA Clay & Glass Festival set for July 13-14 at the Palo Alto Art Center. Wednesday, 3:16 PM

Cage the Elephant, Beck, Spoon and more come to Shoreline
Indie rockers Cage the Elephant and singer/songwriter Beck are doing their part to bring a broader swath of musical offerings with their co-headlining 24-city "The Night Running Tour." Wednesday, 2:52 PM

Four decades in, Palo Alto's Fish Market remains a local institution
The shiny and new tend to occupy the attention of critics, but what of those rare places that have managed to transcend trends and withstand the enormous pressures, economic and otherwise, of the industry? Wednesday, 4:25 PM

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. Tuesday, 5:57 PM

Start the presses: Palo Alto Art Center celebrates a 'summer of printmaking' with 'Local Editions' and more

Mountain View's The Midwife and the Baker goes against the grain

Midpeninsula celebrates Independence Day

St. Lawrence String Quartet performs at Stanford

Summer restaurant openings abound on the Midpeninsula


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