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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Help restore habitat, learn to protect plants from frost

A roundup of local home and garden news and events, including a habitat restoration volunteer day and a class on protecting your plants from frost damage.

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Photo essay: A rare find in the Bay Area, chestnuts grow in the hills above Palo Alto

About 2,500 feet above Palo Alto in the Santa Cruz Mountains, there's a 20-acre farm that nurtures a hard-to-find crop for this area: chestnuts.

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Stunt dogs storm the stage

"Chris Perondi's Stunt Dog Experience" will be coming to Palo Alto for two performances at the Oshman Family JCC on Nov. 23.

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Peninsula Symphony and Stanford Symphonic Chorus join forces for concert

Peninsula Symphony's annual collaboration with the Stanford Symphonic Chorus will celebrate music with a significant Jewish/Old Testament focus at its concerts on Friday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 24, at 2:30 p.m.

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Barnett Family performs benefit concert

The Barnett Family & Friends will perform a benefit concert featuring holiday music for voice, classical guitar, cello and percussion on Saturday, Nov. 23.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Pamela Walsh takes a chance on art

The Pamela Walsh Gallery, located in a historic Birge Clark building on Ramona Street, is a new addition to the downtown Palo Alto art scene.

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

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.

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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.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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.

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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.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

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.

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