Posted: 07/16/2014 08:20:50 PM PDT
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University. “Inside Rodin’s Hands: Art, Technology, and Surgery,” through Aug. 3. “Carleton Watkins: The Stanford Albums,” nearly 70 photographs of Yosemite and the Pacific Coast by a foremost American landscape photographer of the 19th century, through Aug. 17. “Robert Frank in America,” photographs by Frank that shed new light on his legendary work, “The Americans,” through Jan. 5. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays; Thursdays till 8 p.m. Cantor Arts Center, Stanford campus, off Palm Drive at Museum Way. 650-723-4177 or museum.stanford.edu
Mohr Gallery. “Crooked River”: sculpture installation by animator and artist Gesine Krätzner. Through July 27. Mohr Gallery, Community School of Music and Arts, Inline image 1, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. Free. www.arts4all.org or 650-917-6800, ext. 305
Palo Alto Art Center. “Dana Harel: Between Dreams and Nightmares,” through Sept. 7. Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto. 650-329-2366
Peninsula Museum of Art. “29 Hands — 15 Artists.” Mark Kitaoka’s photographic studies of the hands of fine and performing artists. Through July 30. “Architecture In Color — Paintings by Tom Schultz” and “Emergence — Assemblage by Gerry Anne Lenhart,” June 29 through Sept. 7; reception 1-4 p.m. June 29. Peninsula Museum of Art, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays. Free admission. 650-692-2101 or www.peninsulamuseum.org
Kepler’s Books. David Rose, “Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things,” 7:30 p.m. July 22. Michael S. Malone, “The Intel Trinity: How Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove Built the World’s Most Important Company,” noon July 24, Computer History Museum, 1401 Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View; register at http://www.computerhistory.org/events/upcoming/#intel-trinity-how-robert-noyce. YA Forever: Maggie Stiefvater with Tessa Gratton and Brenna Yovanoff, “Sinner,” 7 p.m. July 24. Story Time with Todd Parr, “It’s Okay to Make Mistakes,” 11 a.m. July 28, Redwood Shores Branch Library, 399 Marine Parkway @ Bridge Parkway, Redwood Shores. Prajwal Parajuly, “The Gurkha’s Daughter,” 7 p.m. July 29. Jacqueline Winspear, “The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War,” 7:30 p.m. July 30. Amy Bloom, “Lucky Us,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7. Bob Braham, “OMG I Need a Job: A Practical Guide to Finding a Great Job in Any Economy,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Lev Grossman, “The Magician’s Land,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Daniel J. Levitin, “The Organized Mind,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21. Melissa Hart, “Wild Within: How Rescuing Owls Inspired a Family,” 2 p.m. Aug. 24.
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. www.keplers.com or 650-324-4321
Moscow Ballet. “Great Russian Nutcracker.” 4 and 8 p.m. Dec. 19. Flint Center, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. $30. (Discounts available.) Ticketmaster 800-345-7000 or www.nutcracker.com/buy-tickets
Rancho Day Fiesta. Noon-4 p.m. Sept. 20. Sanchez Adobe, 1000 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica. Presented by the San Mateo County Historical Association. Early California music and participatory dancing. Rancho style refreshments. $1 suggested donation with additional charges for food and crafts. 650-359-1462 or www.historysmc.org
San Mateo County History Museum. Charles Parsons’ “Ships of the World Gallery.” 24 model ships created by Charles Parsons, with murals painted by Fred Sinclair, interactive stations for children, and photos and videos depicting South San Francisco shipbuilding, San Mateo County Coastside shipwrecks and the Port of Redwood City. “Building Pete’s Harbor,” large-format aerial photographs from the Uccelli Collection showing the original construction of Pete’s Harbor, through Sept. 13. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. www.historysmc.org or 650-299-0104
28th annual Connoisseurs’ Marketplace. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19 and 20. Art, crafts, music, food, drinks, kids fun zone. Santa Cruz Avenue between El Camino Real and Johnson St., Menlo Park. Free. 650-325-2818 or www.miramarevents.com
43rd annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7. Art, crafts, music, food, drinks, kids fun zone. Castro Street between El Camino Real and Evelyn Ave., Mountain View. Free. 650-968-8378 or www.miramarevents.com
Movies on the Square. Sunset on Thursdays through Sept. 25. Free. July 17: “Turbo.” July 24: “Saving Mr. Banks.” July 31: “Gravity.” Aug. 7: “The Wizard of Oz.” Aug. 14: “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” Aug. 21: “The Croods.” Aug. 28: “Monuments Men.” Sept. 4: “Mr. Peabody and Sherman.” Sept. 11: “Spaceballs.” Sept. 18 : “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Sept. 25: “Muppets Most Wanted.” Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. www.redwoodcity.org/events/movieschedule.html
HAPA. 7:30 p.m. July 17. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $25. 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com
Somos el Son (Salsa Spot). 8 p.m. July 18. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $15. 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com
Foreverland. 9 p.m. July 19. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $18. 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com
La Santa Cecilia & Los Cenzontles. 3 p.m. July 20. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University. $15-$35. 650-724-2464 or http://live.stanford.edu
Motley Crue. With Alice Cooper. 5:30 p.m. July 23. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $25-$125. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Lara Price (Club Fox Blues Jam). 7 p.m. July 23. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $5. 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com
Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio. 7:30 p.m. July 24. Tateuchi Hall, Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. $15-$20. newflamencotrio.brownpapertickets.com. Information: www.arts4all.org or 650-917-6800, ext. 305
PAL Blues, ART & BBQ Festival 2014. 6-8 p.m. July 25, Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers; 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 26: Deeva and the Blazers, Ms. Taylor P. Collins, Tebo, Golden State-Lone Star Revue with Anson Funderberg, Little Charlie Baty and Mark Hummel, Good Hands Organ with Danny Caron & Wayne DelaCruz, Aki Kumar Blues Band, Rick Estrin and the Nightcats. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. Free. 650-556-1650 or www.palbluesfestival.com
Taino Salsa Orq (Salsa Spot). 8 p.m. July 25. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $15. 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com
Journey & Steve Miller Band. With Tower of Power. 5 p.m. July 26. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $39.50- $151. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Redwood Symphony. With violinist Alexander Eisenberg. Conducted by Eric Kujawsky. 8 p.m. July 26. Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, Gershwin’s Suite from “Porgy and Bess,” Ravel’s Bolero and John Williams’s Theme from “Catch Me If You Can.” Main Theater, Cañada College, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. Pre-concert lecture at 7 p.m. $10-$30. Children under 18 admitted free with an adult. redwoodsymphony.org.
The Cheeseballs. 9 p.m. July 26. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $18. 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com
Santana. 7 p.m. July 27. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $31.50-$156. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Arcade Fire. 6 p.m. July 30. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $30.50-$70.50. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Jinx Jones (Club Fox Blues Jam). 7 p.m. July 30. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City. $5. 877-435-9849 or www.clubfoxrwc.com
Dierks Bentley. With Chris Young, Chase Rice and Jon Pardi. 5:30 p.m. July 31. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $29.25-$54. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Bone Bash XV. With Boston, The Doobie Brothers and John Kay and Steppenwolf. 5:30 p.m. Aug. 2. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $30-$106. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Miranda Lambert. With Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett and Jukebox Mafia. 6 p.m. Aug. 9. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $29.25-$54. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Hiroshima and Kenny Endo. Celebrating Palo Alto Buddhist Temple 100th Anniversary. Matinee and evening, Aug. 16, 2014. Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. $85. www.pabt.org
Wiz Khalifa. 5 p.m. Aug. 22. Under the Influence of Music Tour, with Young Jeezy, Tyga, Rich Homie Quan, Iamsu, Mack Wilds, and DJ Drama. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $28.50-$78.50. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Rascal Flatts. With Sheryl Crow and Gloriana. 6 p.m. Aug. 23. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $28-$76. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden. With Death Grips. 6 p.m. Aug. 24. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $35.50-$105.50. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Keith Urban. With Jerrod Niemann and Brett Eldredge. 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6. Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View. $29.25-$59.25. Ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. With Jennifer Koh, violin. 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op. 40; J.S. Bach: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, BWV 1041; Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Prologue and Variations; Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C Major. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford. $50-$100. 650-724-2464 or live.stanford.edu
Classical Music on the Square. Free. 3 p.m. Sept. 14: Bay Shore Lyric Opera. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. 650-780-7311 or www.redwoodcity.org/events/classical.html
Music on the Square. 6-8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 29. Free. July 18: Sun Kings. July 18: Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers. Aug. 1: Purple Ones. Aug. 8: Foreverland. Aug. 15: Stealin’ Chicago. Aug. 22: Boys of Summer. Aug. 29: Pride & Joy. Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City. www.redwoodcity.org/events/music.html
Music@Menlo. July 18-Aug. 9. “Around Dvorak.” Czech composer’s works will act as the fulcrum for programs connecting centuries of repertoire. Menlo School in Atherton. $20-$78. 650-331-0202, www.musicatmenlo.org
Stanford Live’s inaugural summer series. July 20: La Santa Cecilia & Los Cenzontles. July 26: Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers. Aug. 2: Shawn Colvin. Aug. 6: guitarist Milos Karadaglic. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University. $15-$60. 650-724-2464 or http://live.stanford.edu
Steinway Society The Bay Area. Agustin Anievas: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Mountain View Center for Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. Ann Schein: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Visual & Performing Arts Center, De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. Denis Kozhukhin: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22, McAfee Performing Arts Center, 20300 Herriman Ave., Saratoga. Alexander Korsantia: 7:30 p.m. Feb.7, 2015, Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Alexander Ghindin: 7:30 p.m. March 14, 2015, Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Blvd., Los Altos Hills. Lavrova-Primakov Duo: 7:30 p.m. April 18, 2015, Visual & Performing Arts Center, De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. Sofya Gulyak: 7 p.m. May 17, 2015, Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Subscriptions: $190-$295 for 7 concerts, $125-$200 for 4 concerts; single tickets: $40-$60; discounts available for students and seniors. 408-990-0872 or www.steinwaysociety.com
Dragon Theatre. “Take Me Out.” Through July 20. By Richard Greenberg. “Darren has it all. He’s one of the biggest baseball stars on the planet. … And then he decides to come out of the closet.” Directed by Ken Sonkin. Featuring Brandon Jackson, Ryan O’Donnell, Dale Albright, Rory Strahan-Mauk, Russell Johnson, Jon Deline, Tony Ortega, Bobby Lopez, Ric Forrester, Drew Reitz and Andrew Chung. The Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway St., Redwood City. $15. $100 for VIP box (seats 4, includes champagne and chocolates). http://dragonproductions.net/
Los Altos Stage Co. and Los Altos Youth Theatre. “The Wizard of Oz.” July 18-Aug. 3, 2014. Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos, California. $15-$20; $30-$40 for opening night galas (July 18 and 19). www.losaltosstage.org or 650-941-0551
San Francisco Mime Troupe. “Ripple Effect.” Through Sept. 1 around Bay Area. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21, Mitchell Park (South Field), Palo Alto. Free (donations accepted). www.sfmt.org
TheatreWorks. “The Great Pretender.” By David West Read. World premiere, through Aug. 3. “A touching comedy about friendship, love, and learning to let go … The runaway hit of TheatreWorks’ 2013 New Works Festival … follows the host of a once-iconic children’s TV show who discovers that people, as well as puppets, sometimes need a helping hand.” Directed by Stephen Bracket. Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. $19-$74 (discounts available). theatreworks.org or 650-463-1960
Foothill Music Theatre. “South Pacific.” July 24 through Aug. 10. By Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Directed by Milissa Carey. Music direction by Mark Hanson. Choreography by Michael Ryken. 7:30 p.m. Smithwick Theatre, Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. $10-$32. www.foothillmusicals.com or 650-949-7360
TheatreWorks 2014 New Works Festival. Aug. 9-17.
• “Norman Rockwell’s America.” Book by Lynne Kaufman, music & lyrics by Alex Mandel. “From belittled illustrator to ballyhooed artist, from whimsical covers to unforgettable images of the Civil Rights Movement, Norman Rockwell captured America’s heart by discovering its soul.” 8 p.m. Aug. 9 and 13, 4 p.m. Aug. 16.
• “Describe the Night” (formerly “Liars”). By Rajiv Joseph. “This stimulating drama probes the mysterious 2010 crash of a Polish airplane, uncovering 90 years of lies, infidelity, war, secrets, and love.” 2 p.m. Aug. 10, 8 p.m. Aug. 16.
• “The Disappearing Man.” Music, lyrics and book by Jahn Sood. “A ramshackle circus wows the hinterlands in 1936, but backstage its bright-light attractions prove dark and depleted.” 8 p.m. Aug. 10 and 14, noon Aug.17.
• “An Entomologist’s Love Story.” By Melissa Ross. “The love lives of bugs fascinate two 30-something researchers at New York’’s Museum of Natural History, but their own conflicted love affairs are under the microscope in this hilarious, edgy, and explicit look at love in our times.” 8 p.m. Aug. 12, noon Aug.16.
• “Tokyo Fish Story.” By Kimber Lee. “Generations, gender, and tradition collide as a Sushi Master struggles to preserve ancient artistry in a society obsessed with change.” 8 p.m. Aug. 15 and 17.
• “One Woman Show.” By Shakina Nayfack. “For our most adventurous theatregoers, this darkly funny and powerful musical chronicles the misadventures of a transgender artist now on the brink of reassignment surgery.” 10:30 p.m. Aug. 15.
• Meet the festival artists. 4 p.m. Aug. 17.
TheatreWorks at Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. $19 per show, $49 for season-subscriber festival pass, $65 for festival pass. 650-463-1960 or www.theatreworks.org
TheatreWorks. “Water by the Spoonful.” Aug. 20 through Sept. 14. Regional premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Quiara Alegría Hudes. Directed by Leslie Martinson. “Follows a community of strangers who seek refuge from their troubles in an online chat room for lives in recovery, and their interactions with the moderator of this safe haven, who turns out to be running from demons of her own. When real and virtual worlds collide, notions of family, forgiveness, community, and courage are challenged as the characters fight to move forward against their crumbling realities.” Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $19-$74 (discounts available). theatreworks.org or 650-463-1960
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