Monthly Archives: December 2013

MOVING NIGHT: Chasing Mavericks

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International Movie Night: Emil and the Detectives

Franziska Buch based Emil und die Detektive on the children’s novel of the same name, written in 1928 by Erich Kästner. She produces a wonderful adaptation which sensitively preserves the core of the story – namely a strong sense of … Continue reading

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San Jose Museum of Art: Hidden Heroes

We almost missed this gem exhibit hiding at the San Jose Museum of Art if it were not for the Festive Fun workshop. With kid-size objects like pencil and lego that reveal and inspire, this amazing design exhibit is sure … Continue reading

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MOVIE NIGHT: The Polar Express

The Polar Express A doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

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