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San Jose Finds the Sound of Music

San Jose Finds the Sound of Music

Broadway San Jose presents one of the most beloved musicals of all time, The Sound of Music. The local stage company plans to bring a touring production of the acclaimed Rogers and Hammerstein musical to San Jose in November. For years the enchanting story of the Trapp…

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Happy Hollow’s Hoot and Howl Party Returns for Sixth Year

Happy Hollow’s Hoot and Howl Party Returns for Sixth Year

Happy Hollow closes it’s gates to the kids and comes alive next month for a night of drinks, animals and fundraising, as the 6th annual Hoot and Howl brings all the fun of a carnival combined with the popular zoo. Heather Lerner, executive director of…

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Silicon Valley Pride Drops the Beat Saturday Night before Sunday Parade

Silicon Valley Pride Drops the Beat Saturday Night before Sunday Parade

What was once just a small parade for the LGBT community in the ’70s is now a party. Silicon Valley Pride rings in its 41st year with a Saturday night EDM dance party to amp up for the main event: Sunday’s parade down Market Street….

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CityDance to Launch Mass Dance Party Every Thursday in Downtown San Jose

CityDance to Launch Mass Dance Party Every Thursday in Downtown San Jose

This fall it’s time to break out the dancing shoes for a series of city-wide dance classes. Every Thursday evening starting Sept. 1 through Oct. 20, Plaza de Cesar Chavez will come alive with hundreds of dancers from all skill levels and backgrounds. As part…

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Sipan Peruvian’s Paella Pleases the Crowd

Sipan Peruvian’s Paella Pleases the Crowd

Peruvian food is a rarity in Silicon Valley. There is certainly an audience for it, though, as people here tend to embrace Latin American flavors. Newly opened Sipan Peruvian Restaurant and Bar in Saratoga aims to satisfy with their traditional dishes and lively music. On…

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Mangia, Mangia, Mangia: Wine, Games, Food and More at 36th Italian Family Festa

Mangia, Mangia, Mangia: Wine, Games, Food and More at 36th Italian Family Festa

Just like in years past, the city of San Jose and the Italian American Heritage Foundation will team up to throw a two-day party later this month to pay homage to all things Italian. Arts and crafts, bocce ball, food, cultural readings, wine tasting and even…

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Three Bay Area Students Earn Prestigious Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Three Bay Area Students Earn Prestigious Davidson Fellows Scholarship

Who says you have to wait to drop out of college to make a difference? Last week, three Bay Area teenagers were named recipients of the highly esteemed 2016 Davidson Fellows Scholarship. The award is presented to 20 youth under the age of 18 who…

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Brew Bike Phenomenon Hits San Jose

Brew Bike Phenomenon Hits San Jose

The new norm in downtown San Jose could soon be getting passed by a colorful multi-person bike with Justin Bieber blaring over the speakers and laughter roaring over the music. God help us. San Jose Brew Bike allows the adventurous and 15 of their closest…

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The Place Is a Good Place to Be

The Place Is a Good Place to Be

Summer has been a time of reflection and spiritual awakening for Mr. Harada and myself. We enjoyed outings to the desert and visited many watering holes around Joshua Tree (or Josh Tree, as we call it, since we’re pretty tight now). I also took a…

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Agha’s Gyro Express Leads the Way for Local Halal Scene

Agha’s Gyro Express Leads the Way for Local Halal Scene

Five years ago, Jack Rasuli traveled to the East Coast to visit family. During the trip he ate at halal joints across New York and New Jersey, including a cousin’s restaurant, and had one question: “Why can’t we have this in California?” Upon his return,…

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