Reading Festival: Lavish gifts and brilliant reads bring the world to your fingertips--with or without a computer.
Cultural Synesthesia: The Thursday night 'Cookin' at the Kuumbwa' series takes its patrons into the realm of the senses.
Cinderella Syndrome: Shakespeare Santa Cruz's resurrected production of the children's classic is magical but flawed.
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