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Join us as we return with our [email protected] concert series! This event is free and open to the public with registration. Register here. Zoom details will be emailed ahead of the concert.

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Live music with Joey Leone: Great Artists, Great Songs on September 4

Veteran musician Joey Leone plays the songs that defined the careers of timeless artists on Friday, September 4 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. From The Beatles, Elvis, The Rolling Stones, and Frank Sinatra, to Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Neil Diamond, Joey brings you back to the songs that made these artists household names. Register […]

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Rebecca DuMaine lives a life filled with music from the American Songbook

Growing up on the Peninsula, singer Rebecca DuMaine listened to her father, Dave Miller, play piano every day and fell asleep to the sounds of George Shearing and Bill Evans arrangements. After acting in New York for a number of years post college, she returned home in 2010, settling in Menlo Park. “Besides finding it […]

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High school and middle school bandmates reunite to bring jazz to downtown Menlo Park

Braving the horrible air quality to entertain patrons at Bistro Vida and make some people smile under their masks, three high school seniors reunited  with their middle school jazz band this morning! This group of friends – Colin Skinner, Connor Low and Ben Witeck (pictured right; left to right) – have been playing together since elementary […]

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Luce Puppet Company presents Splashy Sea Saga on August 23

The Menlo Park Library welcomes the Luce Puppet Company, on virtual tour from Southern California on Sunday, Aug. 23 from 2:00 to 2:45 pm. Sail the Seven Seas with Sailor Sam and his little pal Salty as they search for adventure, treasure, and a boat that won’t sink! Enjoy slapstick hijinks and meet mythical creatures […]

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Puppet Art Theater presents Tale of the Dragon’s Tale on August 20

Join Puppet Art Theater as Princess Penny discovers there are problems in her kingdom. A dragon has been spotted in the hills above the castle, and her father, the King, has been giving all of the kingdom’s gold to a wizard who claims he can keep the dragon away. Penny suspects something fishy. Will Penny […]

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Storyteller Muriel Johnson spins tales on August 19

Don’t miss Muriel Johnson on Wednesday, Aug. 19, as she breathes fresh new life into old tales from 4:00 to 4:45 pm. As a storyteller, Muriel shares her passion and warmth with audiences of all ages, in an interactive style that keeps everyone captivated. Register online. Muriel was born and raised in Salisbury, Maryland. As […]

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Banana Slug String Band performs – and talks dirt – on August 18

“Dirt Made My Lunch!” is the theme of this action-packed concert by the Banana Slug String Band that will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 2:00 to 2:45 pm. It will have you singing and moving as you learn how dirt is made and how it makes our food. We’ll be singing with “Mr. […]

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Bunny Boot Camp is latest from Puppet Art Theater on Aug. 9

This summer, Menlo Park celebrates puppetry in its many forms, by hosting a series of puppet shows by a variety of performers from throughout the Bay Area and beyond! On Sunday, Aug. 9,  it’s “Bunny Boot Camp!” from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Register online. Lieutenant Longears and his Battalion of Bunnies must complete the final […]

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[email protected] presents three live events this weekend, July 25-26

This weekend, [email protected] will present three live events. Violinist Arnaud Sussmann will take audience questions live on Zoom today (Saturday, July 25) at 6:30 pm PDT, as he hosts a Q&A session with [email protected] Artistic Co-Director Wu Han. This immediately follows Arnaud’s Digital Artist Series performance which takes place at 5:00 pm PDT on Saturday […]

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Aladdin is next summer puppet show on July 26

This summer Menlo Park celebrates puppetry in its many forms, by hosting a series of puppet shows by a variety of performers from throughout the Bay Area and beyond! On Sunday, July 26, from 2:00 to 2:45 pm, enjoy an exciting adventure with Aladdin, the popular hero from “1001 Arabian Nights.” Register online. Watch as […]

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