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Fall Crafts

Fall Crafts

Hannah Darby

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts

pumpkin candles materials: Small pumpkins or decorative goods Kitchen knife Candle instructions:  Prepare your workspace: Line the countertop or a work table with plastic wrap and set out all of your supplies. Cut the top off the pumpkin: Use the kitchen knife to slice off th...

Artist of the Month: Dillon Scheel

Artist of the Month: Dillon Scheel

Nathan Zeidwerg and Emma Staiger

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

As I walk down the stairs into Dillon Scheel’s basement-turned music studio, he welcomes me to his “beat laboratory.” I settle into the cramped, styrofoam-insulated room and it’s immediately apparent how invested Scheel is in his music. A piano, a drum set, a series of guitars, and an unusual...

Garden Sculptures

Garden Sculptures

Nicole Li and Ahana Ganguly

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

In Palo Alto, residents have sculptures and art displays that go beyond your average lawn gnome and flamingo combination. We’re talking fantasy worlds of mystical creatures and unorthodox creations. Here’s your chance to find out more about Palo Alto’s unique features and learn the mysterie...

Art Galleries in Palo Alto

Art Galleries in Palo Alto

Ally Scheve

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

With rent soaring in Silicon Valley, locally owned art galleries have struggled to maintain their space and have subsequently dwindled in number. The remaining galleries are the hidden gems of Palo Alto, and they’re great places for community gatherings and housing the arts. Here are a couple that...

Steve Ferrera

Steve Ferrera

Talia Stanley and Chiara Biondi

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

How would you describe your exhibit that was featured in the deYoung Museum this summer? The exhibit is a behind-the-scenes look at the production of a children’s book that’s made with puppets and sets. The story is about two characters, a boy and a girl, and they go on this journey up to the s...

Chalk Art

Chalk Art

Katie Pasarello and Sarah Shapiro

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Culture, Showcase

In the heart of Silicon Valley,  just blocks away from the Apple store in downtown Palo Alto, is the home of chalk art. These chalk paintings line the street for a mere 48 hours during the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts. During these two days, artists of all backgrounds come together to create, in chalk,...

Against the Stream

Against the Stream

Mattie Orloff and Alexis Pisco

September 28, 2016


Filed under Arts

On April 23, 2003, the music industry was transformed. The creation of iTunes enabled people to easily access songs instead of purchasing CDs, launching the streaming revolution. Not long afterwards, various streaming services emerged, including Spotify, Apple Music, SoundCloud and Tidal. This made things...

Artist of the Month: Hannah Mutz

Artist of the Month: Hannah Mutz

Katie Look, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

"I am still very much learning the base techniques to develop my art. I think you’re always learning if you paint."

Vikings Gone Platinum

Vikings Gone Platinum

Gabe Cohen, Benner Mullin, and Teddie Stewart

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts

 JOAN BAEZ (1956-1959)      Joan Baez is an immensely influential folk singer from the 1960s. Her politically charged lyrics and use of protest through music has allowed her to be considered one of the pioneers of early protest music. Baez has worked with the likes of Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Paul S...