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Art Adams from Palo Alto’s Museum of American Heritage will share how 78 rpm records changed the nation’s popular music on August 27th at 6:00 pm at the Menlo Park Library. He will bring a record player and play songs through the eras.

Art is a retired electrical and mechanical engineer who now spends his time restoring old radio sets and supporting garage sales. He is a MOAH member and longtime volunteer.

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Gutter Swan, a duo, performs at Hotel Nia on Aug. 23

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Gutter Swan, a San Francisco-based Americana duo will be visiting Menlo Park on Thursday, August 23rd to perform at Hotel Nia (200 Independence Drive from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

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Crosspulse Rhythm Duo comes to Menlo Park Library on Aug. 21

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The Crosspulse Rhythm Duo makes music out of anything and everything!  Keith Terry and Evie Ladin use delightful humor and skill as they demonstrate the rhythm all around us. They’ll be at the Menlo Park Library on August 21 at 2:00 pm Enjoy • A lively, interactive performance • Traditional & contemporary music & dance […]

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Menlo Park downtown Block Party set for August 16

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Hosted by the City of Menlo Park and the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, Menlo Park’s downtown Block Party is one of the community’s favorite summer events and Set for Thursday, August 16 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm, there will  be live music, kid friendly fun and free activities for all ages, inching a petting […]

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Spotted: Legendary jazz pianist Larry Vuckovich at Portola Vineyards

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One of the gifts that Portola Vineyards vintner Len Lehmann gives back to the community each year is a summer series of jazz concerts. There are still tickets available for the last one featuring Charged Particles on August 19. Sunday night featured legendary jazz pianist Larry Vuckovich, who peppered the two sets with memories of the […]

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Spotted: Cellist playing at Cafe Borrone and raising money for refugees

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Folks who chose to have breakfast at Cafe Borrone this morning were greeted with lovely music provided by a cellist who’d taken up residence outside along the windows. His sign explained his purpose: “I’m Nicholas Loh, a rising high school senior. I’m deeply moved by the humanitarian situation in Syria. I have been in contact […]

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Atherton hosts summer concert series at Holbrook-Palmer Park

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The town of Atherton is hosting a Summer Concert Series at Holbrook-Palmer Park! Bring chairs and blankets as the event will be in a grassy area. You are welcome to bring refreshments and snacks but there will be a featured food truck for the night where you can purchase  food! The performance time is 6:00 […]

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Music@Menlo’s 16th festival, “Creative Capitals,” runs July 13 to August 4

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Time and again, from fourteenth-century Florence to fin-de-siècle Paris and New York during the Harlem Renaissance, Western civilization’s greatest artistic triumphs have emerged from thriving metropolises. Fueled by the exchange of ideas, leading artists and innovators have gathered, turning these cities into cultural epicenters. Music@Menlo’s 2018 season, which begins today and runs through August 4, […]

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Spotted: Stevie Nicks “coming home” to the Peninsula

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Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac fame, returned to the Peninsula this past weekend to perform at a private party in the redwoods up the hill from Menlo Park. According to those in attendance, she talked to the audience that she had “a feeling of coming home.” That could be due to the fact that she […]

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The Sun Kings kick off Menlo Park’s summer concerts in Fremont Park

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On Wednesday, June 13, The Sun Kings, a Beatles Tribute Band, will kick off the City of Menlo Park’s annual Summer Concert Series at Fremont Park from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Since 2007, The Sun Kings have delighted Menlo Park listeners with a collection of Beatles tunes that represent a nostalgic era of music. Going […]

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Juan L. Sánchez performs Música Nueva Canción Style on June 9 at Belle Haven library branch

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The Menlo Park Library will host a performance by Spanish musician Juan L. Sánchez, performing original and traditional compositions in the Nueva Canción (New Song) style. The free event is funded by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library, and it will take place at 1:00 pm at the Menlo Park Belle Haven Library, located at […]

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