Articles by Nick Veronin

Haunted Houses in Silicon Valley

Haunted Houses in Silicon Valley

Rebel Yell Oct 26-31 Rebel Yell Haunted House 1577 Rebel Way, San Jose Going 19 years strong, Rebel Yell Haunted House comes with a full backstory involving a mad scientist, Dr. Monticore VonBraun, who has been driven by grief and ghostly spirits to experiment with…

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Silicon Valley Halloween Parties

Silicon Valley Halloween Parties

The Riot Halloween Oct 26, 9:30pm Pure Nightclub 146 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale DJ Playboi, Shaffy, Jay Reese, J. Wells and Midas will keep the dance floor lit, spinning hip-hop, EDM and Top 40 hits. Costumes are highly encouraged. Add your name to the guest…

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Freaky Family Fun in the Silicon Valley

Freaky Family Fun in the Silicon Valley

Halloween is not complete without digging into the goopy center of pumpkin and transforming the orange gourd into a snaggletoothed jack-o’-lantern. And while it’s certainly possible to pick up a pumpkin at the supermarket, doing so means missing out on candied apples, maize mazes and…

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Pot Belly Ramen is Love Soup-ified

Pot Belly Ramen is Love Soup-ified

Despite being the unofficial national dish of Japan—sorry, sushi lovers—it turns out that ramen originally hailed from China. The origins are a bit muddled, but there’s no denying its increased popularity from humble street food during World War II to a now-lavish dish that can go…

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Musical Mayhem: Halloween Concerts, DJs & Theater

Musical Mayhem: Halloween Concerts, DJs & Theater

Live Rocky Horror Show Oct 27 San Jose Stage Company: 490 S 1st St, San Jose Let’s do the Time Warp again—live! The Rocky Horror Show, will be performed live, on stage at the San Jose Stage Company. The audience is highly encouraged to participate…

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Dia de Los Muertos 2017

Dia de Los Muertos 2017

This traditional Mexican holiday is a day to celebrate life while remembering and honoring the dearly departed. It is believed that the spirits of ancestors visit their families on Oct. 31 and leave on Nov. 2. There are multiple commemorations of El Dia throughout the…

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San Jose Earthquakes Season Begins

San Jose Earthquakes Season Begins

The San Jose Earthquakes’ rebuilding process is in full-swing as they enter the 2017 season with new management, new players and new uniforms. After another underwhelming season in 2016 where the Quakes fell short of playoff contention and finished 9th in the Western Conference, team…

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Val Kilmer to introduce ‘Cinema Twain’ at San Jose Stage this December

Val Kilmer to introduce ‘Cinema Twain’ at San Jose Stage this December

Val Kilmer will be in San Jose this December to introduce and screen a taping of his one-man show, CITIZEN TWAIN. Kilmer, who began his career on stage before becoming a star of the big screen, played the part of Samuel Clemens in front of…

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‘Odysseo’ Traces Horse-Human History

‘Odysseo’ Traces Horse-Human History

Since its inception in 2003, Cavalia has captivated worldwide audiences with graceful equestrian performances. This year, Cavalia brings their latest spectacle, Odysseo, to San Jose for the first time. Featuring 65 horses performing alongside 48 riders, acrobats and musicians, Odysseo celebrates the special connection that…

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A Fond Farewell to Gilroy’s ‘Mr. Garlic’

A Fond Farewell to Gilroy’s ‘Mr. Garlic’

Gourmandizers of all ages, sizes and shapes love the Gilroy Garlic Festival. But there is one bulb-shaped individual who may just love the yearly celebration of this potent vegetable more than anyone else. Those who regularly attend the annual spice fest know him as “Mr….

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