Sep 28, 2022

San Jose Chamber Orchestra Raises Funds for Upcoming Season

Last Sunday at the posh Silicon Valley Capital Club, the San Jose Chamber Orchestra threw a fundraising party for its upcoming season, which includes Paul Davies’ opera, OURLAND: A Dystopian State. Erupting October 22 and 23 at the...
Sep 28, 2022

Marilyn Monroe Biopic ‘Blonde’ Doesn’t Glamorize Her Dark Career

Let’s be frank. Do we really need another retelling of the Marilyn Monroe story? Really, is there anyone even remotely interested in learning the details of Norma Jeane Mortensen’s life and career who doesn’t already know it pretty...
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Aug 24, 2022

You Dream It, They Build It

Look up synonyms for “stress,” and you might well find “remodel.” The two young co-founders of Allstar Construction Innovations, Christian Avalos and Victor Perez, are well aware of people’s negative experiences when making major changes to their homes.
Sep 22, 2022

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Even when your courage has a touch of foolhardiness, even when your quest for adventure makes you a bit reckless,...
Parking Bill
Gov. Gavin Newsom had some catching up to do when he returned to California after three days in New York City spent touting his administration’s climate...
Amah Mutsun members
Hundreds of people rallied against the proposed Sargent Mine project on Sept. 10 at an event co-sponsored by 70 area organizations that advocate for human rights...
The Doobie Brothers
San Jose's greatest musical export, Los Doobies Hermanos, spent half a century creating an output that is now a preserved-in-amber piece of musical history. They have...
Sunny War
Sunny War’s current homebase in Venice Beach represents a hard-won battle. Originally from Nashville, this tenacious and skilled musician fought through substance abuse, homelessness and the...
Smokey Robinson lights the stage on fire this weekend at Mountain Winery. With his incendiary career stretching back to the 1950s, Robinson reigns supreme to this...
Requiem for a Rose
A troupe of ballerinas command the stage this weekend. Beginning Friday evening, Smuin Contemporary Ballet performs “Dance Series I,” its kickoff for the 2022-23 season. The...
City Lights
There are many joys in life to keep in mind when the going gets tough: a cool summer breeze, a new book, coffee with an old...
Claudia Villela
Live sunset music on a rooftop in downtown San Jose—who could ask for more? Any remaining summer fantasies get filled with Hammer Theatre’s Sunset Series, which...
Pacific Sun E-edition Pacific Sun E-edition

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