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Big City’s Modern Weekend
This Week’s S.F. Modernism Show Features
Collectables, Furnishings and Fun Not Found Online

Shopping online for mid-century modern furnishings can be easy, Mark Wiskow says, and can save the buyer a few bucks.

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But, he says, the San Francisco Modernism Show, which runs Saturday August 13 and Sunday August 14 at the Concourse Exhibition Center (Eighth and Brannan streets, San Francisco), will allow fans to really learn about what's out there—something that’s harder to do online.

“You need to know what you’re looking for online. If you’ve never seen these candleholders,” Wiskow says, referring to a sleek, silver-plated pair from Denmark, “you don’t know to search for them.”

“You’re going to see stuff at the show you’re not going

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All new musical Fly By Night
Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto
Through August 13

Fly By Night,  a world premier musical at Theatre Works by Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick and Will Connolly, directed by Bill Fennelly, is an enchanting and thought provoking night out. Smart, funny and poignant lyrics combine with  sweet melodies within a brain-teasing and well-told tale. It's a story as simple as a triangle, as the beguiling, sweet-voiced Narrator, Wade McCollum, tells us - and as complex. “Guided by a star-crossed prophecy, two entrancing sisters and a hapless sandwich maker/would-be songwriter discover a well of courage and a wealth of romance during New York’s knockout blackout of 1965. In a charming, darkly comic rock musical…
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Free Family Fun at Historic Harris-Lass House
1889 Market St. Santa Clara
Sponsored by the Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara

A classic Chevys club car show, craft activities, and historic house tours are planned at the Harris-Lass House Museum in Santa Clara on August 6. These free events are part of the historic museum’s 20th anniversary celebration and will include post card art, corn husk dolls, lavender wands, and making ice cream treats. The program starts with a flag ceremony at 10:15 and group tours of the 1865 farm house will be offered starting at 10:30 am. All tours and activities will wind down by 3:30 pm.
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M.U.S.E. Benefit Concert
Shoreline Amphitheatre
Mountain View, CA
Sun, Aug 7, 2011 03:00 PM

Crosby, Stills & Nash, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Jason Mraz, The Doobie Brothers, Tom Morello, John Hall, Kitaro, Jonathan Wilson, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and special guests are coming together for a special benefit event on Sunday, August 7 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA.  Proceeds from the concert will be distributed to Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE) to support Japan disaster relief efforts, and organizations worldwide working to promote safe, alternative, non-nuclear energy.  The show will begin at 3 PM.  Children 10 and under admitted free on the lawn with an adult ticket. It was shortly after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami that

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Been meaning to clear out that garage, or just want to do some clutter-control? The City of Santa Clara will advertise your garage sale for free.
The city-wide sale will be advertised in local newspapers, on Cable Channel 15, on the City's website, and various other garage sale websites. Residents may register individual, multi-family, or block garage sales on-line. Garage sale registrations received by noon on Friday, August 12 will be posted on the City's website.
A map, that includes a list of garage sale addresses and a brief listing of items for sale, is now available. The Map and address list will be updated as new registrations are received.

See the city website for tips and instructions on making your garage sale great or for a map of garage sales

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On August 2nd, the City of Santa Clara will participate in the 28th Annual National Night Out program. This event, designed to promote neighborhood spirit and to increase positive police and community partnership, encourages residents to close and lock their doors and spend an evening outside with neighbors and friends. These events can range from casual or informal potlucks or ice cream socials to full blown block parties. For more information on this city-wide event, contact DeAnna Black at 615-4878 or at You can also check out the National Night Out website at Moreover, if you are relocating to the Silicon Valley or thinking of downsizing or “rightsizing” feel free to call the Boyenga…
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