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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

[email protected] presents a rhapsody in 'bleu'

Maurice Ravel and George Gershwin's admiration for each other's work inspired [email protected]'s latest online concert, featuring violinist Kristin Lee and pianist Orion Weiss performing music by the two composers.

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The Pear tries another new way of putting on a play with Eric Coble's 'Fairfield'

The Pear Theatre in Mountain View is offering a video-recorded version of Eric Coble's satire/farce, "Fairfield," which features desperately sincere people trying to cross the racial divide -- and pratfalling in the process.

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Friday, January 15, 2021

Palo Alto Art Center seeks butterflies for upcoming installation

Calling all origami artists: The Palo Alto Art Center is seeking community contributions for an upcoming exhibition titled "The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful."

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Thursday, January 14, 2021

'Where do we go from here?' Festival explores Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy

To mark the national holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth, the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University is hosting an online documentary film festival and webinar.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Slice of the pie: How this South Bay pizza shop successfully became a worker-owned cooperative

As calls for better treatment of restaurant workers have become louder and louder, particularly during the pandemic, A Slice of New York offers one tangible, local example for how to foster a more inclusive, democratic environment.

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The state in stitches: Fiber artists explore a California theme

The Menlo Park Library is presenting its first virtual fine-arts exhibition: "Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State's People, Life and Land," available online through Feb. 15.

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Friday, January 8, 2021

'Chalk Granny' delights neighbors with her colorful COVID creations

Bored during lockdown in March, Mary Kay Mitchell pulled out a box of Crayola chalk and drew a heart and a rainbow on her driveway, writing: "When this is all over what will you remember?" Her whimsical pursuit is now a side career.

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Virtual program dives into king tides

King tides have returned to the Palo Alto Baylands and the Environmental Volunteers are hosting an online program Jan. 9 for all ages to learn more about these higher-than-normal tides and what they bring to the Baylands.

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