Join the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra for an educational presentation to learn how a Baroque "continuo team" (cello, lute, and harpshichord) works together to form the harmonic and rhythmic foundation in baroque repertoire.
This is part of the Stanford Live Informance series, in which world-class visiting artists provide conversation and brief performances in intimate, educational collaborations.
In its review of ‘The Heiress’ the New York Daily Post declared, “Romance, money, lies, manipulation…this play has it all!” The Palo Alto Players will perform the romantic drama Thursdays-Sundays, starting Friday, thru Feb. 2, at the Lucie Stern Theater. Discounts for students and seniors on Thursdays and Sundays.
If your New Year’s resolutions include saving money and getting into shape—score! Patagonia is helping you to achieve both by offering free yoga classes the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month, starting this week. The Vinyasa-based practice will be guided by Phoenix Bick-Maurischat.
Celebrate ‘hump day’ at Palo Alto Grill as it hosts a Burrell School Vineyards & Winery wine tasting on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. Winemaker Dave Moulton will be in attendance.
Are you retired from work but not from life? Bay Area Older Adults will hold a guided geology hike Wednesday morning at Sanborn County Park. The 3.2–mile walk to Indian Rock features a view of the local wineries and ocean below. The hike includes a group picnic.
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Board of Directors will meet on Jan 14 to discuss the district’s Vision Plan for the next 20-40 years. Scientific resource studies, analysis of the public’s priorities, and public input that has been collected over the last 16 months will be presented.
Local realtor Monique Lombardellis will present a visual tour of Eichler homes. The recent film, People in Glass Houses: The Legacy of Joseph Eichler, explores the unique architectural style of Eichler, whose homes are well known for their glass walls, open floor plans, and post and beam construction.
A distinguished panel will discuss mental health, stigma, suicide prevention, and advocacy led by Keynote Speaker Kevin Hines, author of Cracked, Not Broken: Surviving and Thriving After a Suicide Attempt.
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