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'Mozart Comes to CSMA' this Sunday

The Community School of Music and Arts presents “Mozart Comes to CSMA” this weekend in Mountain View.

Free performances are scheduled 2 and 4 p.m. Sunday in Tateuchi Hall at CSMA, 230 San Antonio Circle.


TheatreWorks releases the 'Hound'

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The cast of TheatreWorks’ “The Hound of the Baskervilles” includes, clockwise from left, Michael Gene Sullivan, Ron Campbell and Darren Bridgett. The show runs through April 27.

TheatreWorks is slated to present “The Hound of the Baskervilles” today through April 27 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St. The play previews today through Friday and opens Saturday.

Based on the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “Hound” spoofs Sherlock Holmes. The comedy – adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson – involves an ancient family curse, a spectral hound, a deranged killer and a pair of well-known sleuths


Palo Alto Philharmonic set to perform Saturday evening at Cubberley Theatre

The Palo Alto Philharmonic is scheduled to present the fourth concert of its 2013-2014 season 8 p.m. Saturday at Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. A preconcert talk is set for 7:30 p.m.

The concert will feature works by three of Eastern Europe’s most notable composers: Igor Stravinsky, Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Antonin Dvorák, plus American 20th-century composer John Corigliano,


TheatreWorks musical 'Island' closes Sunday in Palo Alto

Tracy Martin/Special to the Town Crier
Max Kumangai stars as Papa Ge, Demon of Death, in the TheatreWorks musical “Once on This lsland.”

TheatreWorks is slated to present “Once on This Island” through Sunday at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.

A one-act musical filled with joy, heartache and adventure, “Island” – with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens – features a score with Caribbean beats by Tony Award-winner Stephen Flaherty.


Cal Pops Orchestra to perform Sunday at Foothill College's Smithwick Theatre

The California Pops Orchestra is scheduled to perform 3 p.m. Sunday in Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College, 12345 S. El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.

The concert, titled “Riffin’ at the Ritz,” will feature swing music from the Big Band era orchestrated by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Charlie Parker and Count Basie.


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