Recent A&E Features

Friday, May 17, 2019

Former Manresa cook's deep-dive podcast into culinary culture lands James Beard award

Copper & Heat's first season, "Be A Girl," unpacks the restaurant industry's deep-rooted mistreatment of women from the perspective of local chefs. We sat down with creator Katy Osuna to talk about the podcast.

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Paly teacher whose instructional manual changed classroom culture, releases a new 'how to' book for parents

Esther Wojcicki, whose instructional manual changed classroom culture worldwide, has released a new book that shares the principles she used to raise two Silicon Valley tech CEOs and a pediatrics professor.

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'Enemy Child' chronicles local statesman's life in Japanese internment camp

Norman Mineta, the trailblazing congressman from San Jose, has come forward to share a different story about his life before politics in a biography that recounts his childhood years spent in a Japanese American internment camp.

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Local book events happening along the Midpeninsula

A roundup of local literary events, including an upcoming talk by author Donald McPhail about his new book that examines the horrors of war.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Dragons and monsters and ghosts, oh my!

If you go see Cameron McNary's "Shoggoths on the Veldt" at the Dragon Theatre, leave your seriousness at the door, sit back and be prepared for maximum silliness.

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Local photographer illuminates the many faces of immigration

Menlo Park resident Mark Tuschman has earned accolades for his international photography. Now, he has turned his photographic lens closer to home to explore a topic that resonates with him on a deep personal level: immigration.

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Stanford looks forward to a Frost-y summer

Tucked away in the northeast end of the Stanford University campus and sequestered behind construction fencing for the past several years, the 82-year-old Frost Amphitheater is reopening on May 18, with the 2019 Frost Music & Arts Fest

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Hippies, Hells Angels and the Grateful Dead

Some of photographer Irving Penn's best work from the Summer of Love era is on display at Pace Gallery in Palo Alto.

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Library nonprofit turns to rare and vintage vinyl for latest fundraiser

Henry Yu and Frank McConnell have spent the last two months sorting through boxes and crates filled with vinyl records.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

The thriving spirit of food technology

The Los Altos History Museum last weekend debuted a new exhibit to educate visitors about Silicon Valley's rich food and farming culture, both past and present.

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Pear's 'Slices' delights in Mountain View

Pear Theatre has outdone itself, overall, with "Pear Slices 2019," its annual adventure into new one-act plays.

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