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There will be special screening and discussion of the documentary film, Atomic Homefront, organized by Human Rights Watch, on Tuesday, March 20, from 6:45 to 9:00 pm at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center.

Recently released, Atomic Homefront examines one community’s activism and the need for government accountability in the wake of decades of radioactive waste contamination in the northern suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri.

Following the film, Marcos Orellana, Director of Human Rights Watch’s Environment & Human Rights Division will be in conversation with Dr. Rod Ewing, Frank Stanton Professor in Nuclear Security at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studie, and Lauren Davis, Director of 11th Hour Project’s Energy Program. The conversation will be moderated by Michael Kieschnick, President of the Green Advocacy Project.

The screening is free but attendees are asked to RSVP by Wednesday, March 14: nguyene@hrw.org.

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Peter and Will Anderson Trio will appear at M-A PAC on Sept. 23

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The Peter and Will Anderson Trio will be performing at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 pm as part of the Palo Alto Jazz Alliance’s 25th anniversary celebration. Tickets are available online. The Anderson Twins Trio, featuring Peter and Will Anderson, have been called “virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone,”,= by the […]

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College friendship serves Philein Wang and Michelle Beauchamp-Tai well as the Silicon Valley Dance Festival approaches

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Philein Wang and Michelle Beauchamp-Tai bonded as dancers while studying at UCLA and are now teaming up in support of ZiRu Dance, where Philein serves as Artistic Director and Michelle as a member of the Advisory Board. We met in Michelle’s Menlo Park backyard to talk about what keeps their collaborative partnership going, and also […]

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Dr. Mallika Sarabhai performs at M-A PAC on September 16

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Renowned danseuse, choreographer and activist Dr. Mallika Sarabhai will be performing at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center with her troupe from the Darpana Academy of Performing Arts on September 16 at 6:00 pm. Dr. Sarabhai has repeatedly sought to engage and question contemporary and age-old issues through the medium of dance and theater. The performance will […]

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