Films return to Menlo Park’s Guild Theatre with the Doc5 Festival

Films are coming back to the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park. The former movie theater that was recently renovated into an intimate music venue will soon have a big screen and extra seats set up on the dance floor for guests attending the Doc5 Film Festival, a series of five documentaries showing Wednesday, Sept. 7, through Friday, Sept. 9.

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From Dizzy Gillespie to Ray Brown: Stanford Jazz Workshop celebrates 50 years

Founder Jim Nadel recounts the organization's rise from its humble beginnings as the Stanford Jazz Festival returns June 17-July 30. "That idea of a jam session and then another session to exchange ideas and info, that became the basis for what moved forward." Stanford Jazz Workshop artistic director and founder Jim Nadel. (Photo by Magali Gauthier) Back in 1972, when Jim Nadel was a recent graduate jamming with friends at the ...

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Rock away in Rockaway: Tour Pacifica’s secret Rock ’n’ Roll hall of fame

Veteran photographer Steve Rapport shares his gallery of music gods, with original shots of Prince, Springsteen, Bowie and more. By Clay Lambert/HMB Review Mick Jones of The Clash in mid-air at the Brixton Fair Deal, London 7/30/1982. (Image courtesy of Steve Rapport) ----- Steve Rapport has captured the gods. He keeps them, frozen in time, in a gallery in Pacifica. David Bowie. Bruce Springsteen. Joe Strummer. Van Morrison. Annie Lennox. There is a veritable rock ’n’ ...

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