Eastridge Open Mic
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Barnes & Noble @ Eastridge Mall
2200 Eastridge Loop, San Jose (Map)
Poetry Center San José and Barnes & Noble @ Eastridge Mall are proud to present Eastridge Open Mic with host Lorenz Dumuk! Admission is free. Open mic follows the feature.
BB:SJ - Music Industry Meetup (Open Discussion)
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
SLG Art Boutiki & Gallery
44 Race St, San Jose (Map)
Bring your questions, ideas, music, and business cards so we can network, integrate, get to know one another, and share ideas on how to support one another while enjoying some drinks and food. A group of local music industry professionals that meet for breakfast on a regular basis. Attendees talk about actions we can employ that will help the local scene become a place where musicians & industry professionals can make substantial progress doing what they love. (Music)
Visionary Salon 2017: An Evening With Nolan Bushnell
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
University Club of Palo Alto
3277 Miranda Ave, Palo Alto (Map)
Our fourth annual Visionary Salon Dinner will feature an intimate conversation with our 2002 Visionary Award Honoree Nolan Bushnell, who will be interviewed onstage by a Silicon Valley executive or member of the media. Attendance at the Visionary Salon is limited to provide a more intimate setting in which to hear from our honored guest. Tickets are available both individually and by table; we recommend purchasing a table for a shared experience with staff or clients.
Lamson Murder Mystery Lecture and Book Signing
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Thomas Fallon House
175 W St. John St, San Jose (Map)
On Memorial Day 1933, Stanford executive David Lamson found his wife, Allene, dead in their Palo Alto home. The only suspect, he became the face of California's most sensational murder trial of the century. After a judge sentenced him to hang at San Quentin prison, a team of Stanford colleagues stepped in to form the Lamson Defense Committee. The group included poets Yvor Winters and Janet Lewis; as well as the Sherlock Holmes of Berkeley, criminologist E.O. Heinrich. They managed to overturn the verdict and incite a series of heated retrials that gripped and divided the community. Was Lamson the victim of aggressive prosecutors, or was he a master of deception whose connections helped him get away with murder? Author and Stanford alum Tom Zaniello meticulously examines the details of a notorious case with a lingering legacy in his book - California's Lamson Murder Mystery: The Depression Era Case that Divided Santa Clara County. Join us February 22 at the Fallon House, where Tom will be doing a book signing and discusion of the case, then peruse the historic Fallon House afterwards.
The Science of Coffee
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oshman Family JCC - Schultz Hall
3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto (Map)
Can UC Davis do for the coffee industry what it’s done for the wine industry? Bill Ristenpart is head of the Coffee Center, the first multidisciplinary university research center in the world devoted to post-harvest studies of coffee and designed to generate unparalleled teaching, research and collaborative opportunities for students, scientists and engineers.
The Caravan Lounge Comedy Show 3RD Anniversary
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 | 9:00pm - 1:00am
98 S Almaden St, San Jose (Map)
We have had another amazing year at the premier old school dive of San Jose. Come out to celebrate the comics and the legendary venue that has been constantly supportive.
Mixed Media Paint Night with Artist Sonya Paz
Thu, Feb 23, 2017 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
1290 Benton St, Santa Clara (Map)
We are pleased to announce the 3rd Lupus Foundation of Northern California paint event with the amazing artist Sonya Paz. Be inspired to create your own “Let the Sunshine In” a collage and mixed media painting masterpiece at this wildly fun and creative art and wine event at Mio Vicino in Santa Clara.This artwork is based on the popular original style paintings by Sonya Paz. All you need to bring is yourself. No experience necessary! Meet others whose lives have been touched by lupus and help support the LFNC! Space is limited so sign up today!
Seed The Untold Story Presented by Silicon Valley Healthy Bytes
Thu, Feb 23, 2017 | 7:30pm - 9:00pm
AMC Saratoga 14
700 El Paseo De Saratoga, San Jose (Map)
SEED is an eye-opening documentary about the dramatic loss of seed diversity and the movement to restore the future of our food, from the creators of The Real Dirt on Farmer John & Queen of the Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? As many irreplaceable seeds near extinction, SEED reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David and Goliath battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12,000 year food legacy.
Camp Yarnover Truck at Stitches West
Thu, Feb 23 - Sun, Feb 26, 2017 | Times Vary
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara (Map)
Join us at Camp Yarnover Truck at Stitches West in Santa Clara for all sorts of yarn filled fun! We are going all our this year! 10 booth spaces filled with Indie Dyer Trunk Shows, Show Exclusive Colors, New Knitting and Crochet Patterns, Beautiful Jewelry, Meet & Greets with the Dyers and Designers, and lots of yarn! Watch our blog for more details! Get details on the show, sign up for classes, and check out the full vendor list on the Stitches West website! This is is our favorite show of the year!
Cheers to One Year of Pouring You Beer!
Fri, Feb 24, 2017 | 3:00pm - 12:00am
Golden State Brewery
1252 Memorex Dr, Santa Clara (Map)
First year down! Woo hoo! We made it! Thank you to everyone who has supported us in our first year of being open as a brewery and taproom. We couldn't have done it without you...so let's have a party! For $30, you will receive a souvenir pint glass that can be filled as many times as you'd like during the event and taken home at the end of the night. ($5 individual beer tickets will also be sold) Get ready for delicious food trucks (Smoked Out BBQ and Sarah's Latin Taste), live music (performed by the band 'Math Class'), and a raffle with some amazing prizes. We are family and dog friendly so make sure to bring the whole crew. Cheers to one year of pouring you beer!