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Mother-daughter duo performs Thursday at Mtn. View library

Violinist Anat Kardontchik and her mother, pianist Libby Kardontchik, are slated to perform 7-8 p.m. Thursday in the Community Room at the Mountain View Public Library, 585 Franklin St.

The performance will include classical and contemporary pieces.

'New Mikado' comes to MV

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Ben Brady plays Il Ducato in “The New Mikado.”

The Lamplighters Music Theatre production of “The New Mikado” is scheduled to run this weekend on the MainStage at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

This new production is moved from the traditional setting of a fictitious Japanese village to a re-imagined Renaissance Italy, the home of rapid cultural exchange, scientific advancement and artistic creativity. It’s also the favored setting for many of Shakespeare’s greatest creations.

It's in the 'Works'

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The creators of the new musical “Gravity” include, clockwise from left, Jessia Hoffman, Ken Savage, Weston Gaylord, Matt Herrero and Joel Chapman. T

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s 2016 New Works Festival is set to open Friday and run through Aug. 21 at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

The festival offers a chance for the public to attend performances, participate in a panel discussion with the artists and share in the journey of developing new works.

MVCPA celebrates anniversary with festival

The Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts 25th Anniversary Festival is slated 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The festival includes free performances of music, dance, comedy, theater and film on all stages throughout the day at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

PYT stages 'Dorothy in Wonderland' Friday night in downtown Mtn. View

Peninsula Youth Theatre and the city of Mountain View are scheduled to present “Dorothy in Wonderland” 6:30 p.m. Friday on the outdoor ParkStage at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The final show in the Children’s Theatre in the Park series, the 45-minute production is a musical mash of “Alice in Wonderland” and “The Wizard of Oz.” It features children in PYT’s summer camp program.

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