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Whiskies of the World San Jose

Thu, Mar 30, 2017   |  6:00pm - 10:00pm

The GlassHouse

2 S Market St, San Jose (Map)

Whiskies of the World, benefiting Breast Cancer Emergency Fund (bcef.org), gathers the world’s most fascinating distilled spirits along with their makers and ambassadors to give its guests an opportunity to sample, learn and experience a night of delicious spirited fun. Food included and cigar and whisky pairing available. Learn, celebrate, experience!

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Film Series: Surrealist Cinema

Fri, Mar 31, 2017   |  1:00pm - 4:00pm

Cantor Arts Center @ Stanford University

328 Lomita Dr, Stanford (Map)

In conjunction with the exhibition The Conjured Life: The Legacy of Surrealism, join us Friday afternoons in February and March for a four-part film series exploring the rich tradition of Surrealist cinema, spanning from the movement’s origins in 1920s France through the 1980s and encompassing an eclectic mix of genres and styles including experimental narrative, found footage, essay films, animation, and collage. Featured artists include Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Jean Cocteau, Salvador Dali, Luis Buñuel, Maya Deren, Jean Genet, Chris Marker, Samuel Beckett, and more.

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Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers 6th Annual Crab and Pasta Feed

Fri, Mar 31, 2017   |  6:00pm - 9:00pm

San Jose Police Officers Association Hall

1151 N 4th St, San Jose (Map)

Come support your community, have fun and EAT as much as you can handle! Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers is holding their annual Crab and Pasta Feed at the San Jose POA Hall again and we would like to invite you to come out and support a worth while non-profit whose sole mission is to make your community safer. There will be raffle prizes, slient auction items, food, beer and wine for you to enjoy as well as networking with community leaders, local politicians and police officers. Silent auction items include a police helicopter ride, ride alongs, and police shooting simulator. Don't miss out on the fun! There is limited seating so purchase your tickets today!

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Special Screening of Yarn: The Movie

Fri, Mar 31, 2017   |  6:30pm - 10:00pm

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

520 S 1st St, San Jose (Map)

The traditional crafts of crochet and knitting have become one of the hottest movements in modern art. We follow a few International artists and knitters as they bring yarn to the streets and into our lives in new ways. Starting in Iceland, this quirky and thought-provoking film takes us on a colourful and global journey as we discover how yarn connects us all.

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Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets — In Concert

Fri, Mar 31  -  Sun, Apr 2, 2017   |  Times Vary

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

255 Almaden Blvd, San Jose (Map)

Audiences will be able to relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable score.

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Wildflower Day

Sat, Apr 1, 2017   |  10:00am - 2:00pm

Ulistac Natural Area

4901 Lick Mill Blvd, Santa Clara (Map)

Every year Ulistac Natural Area Restoration & Education Project (UNAREP) host a FREE celebration of nature and the environment at Ulistac Natural Area. Come and join us! We have plenty of booths lined up for your enjoyment, including organizations like; Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley, Open Space Authority, Our City Forest, Audubon Society and many more. Not forgetting guest appearances from Smokey Bear and live music from South Bay Folks! Our Ulistac volunteers will also be hosting our welcome booth, an arts and crafts booth, face painting, a showcase booth AND will be giving free tours! There will be plenty to keep kids and grown-ups entertained!

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Spring Exhibition Opening Reception

Sat, Apr 1, 2017   |  12:00pm - 4:00pm

Ainsley House

300 Grant St, Campbell (Map)

The Ainsley House is having a spring exhibition opening reception in honor of its two new exhibits! The Entrepreneurial Journey of American Immigrants and The Art of Tea are now on view in the upper level of the Ainsley House and inside the Carriage House garage. The Ainsley House will be open for free tours on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in honor of the two new exhibits. Light appetizers and beverages will be served during the exhibit reception. See you there!

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An Art & Fashion Affair

Sat, Apr 1, 2017   |  2:00pm - 5:00pm

Simply Smashing!

241 E Campbell Ave, Campbell (Map)

Please join us for a Spring Fling, celebrating the newly-revamped boutique that is Simply Smashing! Our stunning front window art installation, "Circo, Cirque, Circus; Super Chocolate Circus" by artiste-extraordinaire, Miss Charlotte! Fresh apparel & adornments for the season. Fashionable Art, Artsy Fashion & Simply Smashing Style... all in one afternoon soiree! Meet the artist: Ms. Charlotte Kruk! Refreshments will be served, but of course!

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Cheese Making Class

Sat, Apr 1, 2017   |  2:00pm - 6:00pm

Enoteca La Storia

416 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos (Map)

Learn to make cheese, have fun & drink wine! We are excited to co-host this event with Kirstin Jackson who is a cheese and wine writer, consultant, teacher and author of "It's Not You, It's Brie: Unwrapping America’s Unique Culture of Cheese." We are sure this will be the first of many interactive & hands-on cheese-making classes. First up: Mozzarella & Burrata! This will be a fun-filled and educational 3-hour class paired with delicious wines! All necessary materials will be provided, so all you need to do is show up. Your family will thank you for bringing your handmade cheese home - if the cheese makes it that far!

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Anoushka Shankar

Sat, Apr 1, 2017   |  7:30pm - 9:30pm

Bing Concert Hall @ Stanford

327 Lasuen St, Stanford (Map)

Anoushka Shankar, at once a traditional and break-away Indian musician and composer, is known for her resonant mastery of the sitar, which she learned in childhood from her father, Ravi Shankar. A Grammy-nominated soloist and guest with the world's great orchestras, she has collaborated with artists of many genres, including Sting, Herbie Hancock, and Joshua Bell. As a prominent advocate for womens rights and social justice, her new album, Land of Gold, explores the plight of the displaced.

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