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‘Death of a Salesman’ Remains as Resonant Today as Ever

‘Death of a Salesman’ Remains as Resonant Today as Ever

Arthur Miller’s 1949 play Death of a Salesman is widely recognized as a masterpiece, its everyman antihero Willy Loman one of the most famous characters in theater. Taking on such a renowned work—the Pulitzer-winning staple of many an English class curriculum—could prove risky, but San…

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Cassey Ho Brings Viral Pilates Workout to San Jose

Cassey Ho Brings Viral Pilates Workout to San Jose

As part of a national tour to promote her book Hot Body Year Round, viral workout instructor Cassey Ho will be stopping by 24 Hour Fitness on Parkmoor Avenue on April 12. Cassey, who has a worldwide following of more than 2 million subscribers with…

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Blood Sweat and Teal Reimagines Sharks Players at Seeing Things Gallery

Blood Sweat and Teal Reimagines Sharks Players at Seeing Things Gallery

Jason Adams grew up skating the concrete wastelands of San Jose and eventually went pro. He became a Sharks fan because he identified with the sport. Similarities emerged right off the bat. Also, as an artist, Adams is known for gritty, stencil-based, multilayered, skater-influenced visual…

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Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Ponders the Collision of Dance and Technology

Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Ponders the Collision of Dance and Technology

Ballet wasn’t supposed to become Amy Seiwert’s passion. When she was six, she planned to pursue gymnastics like her sister, so she had a real problem with her mom enrolling her in a dance class. Back then, the tomboy equated ballet with pink and tutus….

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New Mural in Japantown is a Commentary on California’s Water Crisis

New Mural in Japantown is a Commentary on California’s Water Crisis

A Union Pacific truck—riding the railroad tracks on specialized train wheels—stops just past the corner of Sixth and Empire streets, in front of a huge in-progress mural, and gives an obligatory warning before squeaking on. “I’ve never seen that guy before,” says Juan Carlos Araujo,…

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Ballet San Jose Begins Emergency Fundraiser

Ballet San Jose Begins Emergency Fundraiser

Ballet San Jose has just one week to raise $550,000 to keep its doors open, according to an Ballet San Jose press release. In January, the company decided that there was a need of $3.5 million by October to ensure that the company can face…

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‘Figure Studies’ Opens at San Jose Museum of Art

‘Figure Studies’ Opens at San Jose Museum of Art

Though he is best known for his vibrant, expressive, domineering and poignant mural work, an upcoming exhibition at the San Jose Museum of Art (SJMA) will showcase a more delicate side to the process and output of renowned Mexican artist Jose Clemente Orozco. Pulling from…

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Art Meets Science With New Mountain View Exhibition

Art Meets Science With New Mountain View Exhibition

If mathematician and computer scientist Maria Klawe learned one thing while battling her way up through the ranks of the male-dominated fields of academia and high tech, it’s that it doesn’t pay to stand out—at least not until you’ve earned your stripes. She learned that…

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America’s Got Talent Auditions Coming to Santa Clara

America’s Got Talent Auditions Coming to Santa Clara

In it’s 10th season, No. 1 raking NBC show America’s Got Talent  is looking Bay Area talent to join it’s cast this weekend at Santa Clara Convention Center.  Open to all ages, auditions for the show are all day on Feb. 7 at the convention…

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Bonobos Guideshop Opens at Santana Row

Bonobos Guideshop Opens at Santana Row

Despite what some Silicon Valley evangelists might have us believe, digital disruption is not the cure-all for all modern needs. Back in 2011, four years into his online menswear business, Bonobos founder and CEO Andy Dunn realized this with the opening of Bonobos Guideshop in…

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