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LA Stage Co.'s 'Crucible' opens next weekend at Bus Barn


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Nicole Apostol Bruno plays Abigail Williams in “The Crucible.”

The Los Altos Stage Company is slated to perform “The Crucible” Sept. 7 through Oct. 1 at Bus Barn Theater, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

Arthur Miller’s play – which received the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play and was made into a feature film in 1996 – tells the story of four young girls in 17th-century Massachusetts who are accused of being involved with the devil.

MV Art & Wine Festival set for Sept. 9 and 10 on Castro St.

The 46th annual Mountain View Art and Wine Festival is scheduled 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 9 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 10 on Castro Street, between El Camino Real and Evelyn Avenue.

Presented by Chamber of Commerce Mountain View, the festival will feature 500 artists and craftspeople, food, live music and an array of other activities.

The stars align at TheatreWorks


Kevin Berne/Special to the Town Crier
Cosmologist Marianne (Carie Kawa) and beekeeper Roland (Robert Gilbert) are nerds in love, exploring the ever-changing mystery of “what-ifs” in TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s regional premiere of “Constellations.”

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s premiere of “Constellations” is slated to preview today through Friday and open Saturday at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St.

The drama follows the love story of a beekeeper and Cambridge cosmologist, focusing on the idea of multiverses in relation to finding and losing love. After Marianne and Roland meet at a barbecue, the play explores the many ways their meeting could go, from falling in love to not talking at all.

'Summer Jazz' comes to close Thursday at Stanford center

Stanford Shopping Center’s “Summer Jazz” series is set to close this week.

The 31st season concludes with a performance by Orquesta La Moderna Tradición, scheduled 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday in The Plaza at Stanford Shopping Center.

California Pops reveals lineup for 29th season


California Pops Orchestra recently unveiled its 29th performance season, scheduled September to May.

The all-request pops orchestra – led by conductor Kim Venaas – is set to present six performances, all at 3 p.m. Sundays at Flint Center, De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino.

Pear Theatre announces new season under new artistic director Craig


Pear Theatre recently announced its 2017-2018 season, scheduled to begin next month in Mountain View. It will be Pear’s first season under artistic director Betsy Kruse Craig.

Craig took over last month for founder Diane Tasca, who stepped down after 15 years at the helm.


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