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Kero Kero Bonito Hop into the Ritz

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Sales at the Ritz

ALONE TOGETHER Lauren Morgan and Jordan Shih couldn’t find the artist entrance at this year’s Coachella, so they just walked in the main gate.

That a band like Sales played Coachella this year is pretty remarkable. Though the festival began as a single annual weekend with big name headliners supported by a bevy of indie artists, it has grown in popularity and visibility. Now it spans two weekends each spring, pulls in hundreds of millions of… » Read More

Kenny Sebastian at Fox Theatre

CHAI TIME: Comedian, musician, and painter Kenny Sebastian brings his mixed music/comedy performance style to Redwood City.

Kenny Sebastian is a modern day Renaissance man. A talented painter and musician hailing from Bangalore, Sebastian pays the bills with his standup comedy. He’s taken his act all over the world with six standup comedy specials and made millions laugh on YouTube. His live vlog show, Chai Time with Kenny, brings… » Read More

‘sjDANCEco Festival’ at Eastridge Center

SPRING FORWARD: sjDANCEco's yearly festival is a free 7 hour show of professional & amateur dance.

The human body was meant to move. The art of dance is an affirmation of this imperative. This weekend, sjDANCEco’s annual Spring Dance Festival brings together more than 60 local dance organizations in a mass celebration of our collective kinetic potential. Performers will demonstrate a variety of forms—jazz, modern, tap, hula, hip-hop… » Read More

‘Cherry Blossom Festival’ at Cupertino Memorial Park

HANAMI: An annual Spring celebration, the Cherry Blossom Festival brings the Japanese tradition of hanami (flower watching) to Cupertino.

Decades after the end of World War II, Yoshio Yamamoto, mayor of Toyokawa, Japan, extended a peace offering to the South Bay city of Cupertino. A beautiful sisterhood bloomed, and the seeds of the annual Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival were sown. Since 1983 the festival has honored Toyokawa with a weekend of… » Read More

Wine Stroll in Morgan Hill

WINE NOT: Morgan Hill shows off it's finest at the relaxing (and intoxicating) annual Wine Stroll.

It’s never the wrong time for a good wine. Enjoy a stroll through old town Morgan Hill while sipping on some of the finest vintages in the Santa Clara Valley. Fortino Winery, Guglielmo Winery, Morgan Hill Cellars and Clos la Chance are just a few of the vintners pouring this weekend. Local… » Read More

‘Flower Drum Song’ at Lucie Stern Theater

CHINATOWN: Acclaimed playwright David Henry Hwang's new version of 'Flower Drum Song' comes to life at the Lucie Stern.

When her father is murdered for daring to oppose Maoist doctrine, Mei-Li has no choice but to flee her native China for an uncertain life in San Francisco. After managing to enter the country without papers, she finds that Chinatown is fraught with intergenerational tension. The Palo Alto Players stage playwright David… » Read More

‘Bock Party’ at Clandestine Brewing

BOCK OF THE BAY: Summer has come, and Clandestine has the beers you are looking for.

The Night King may be descending on Westeros, but in San Jose winter is finally over, and Clandestine Brewing is celebrating the fairer weather at this springtime shindig. There won’t be a Maypole, but there will be a sunny patio and number of traditional German beers, including a range of bocks, on… » Read More