the Paly Voice


  • “Palo Alto” offers unconvincing, aimless portrayal of high school life

    It turns out the only thing that angers Palo Altans more than James Franco’s novel “Palo Alto” is Gia Coppola’s film adaptation of that book by the same name.

    "Palo Alto" centers around the experiences of two teens, April (Emma Roberts) and Teddy (Jack Kilmer). Photo by
  • BFD Festival to return for 20th show

    If you couldn’t make it to Coachella this year, kick off your summer concert season by attending the 20th annual BFD (Big F—ing Day) Festival hosted by Live 105, June 1st at the Shoreline Amphitheater. The festival will feature artists Foster the People, Phantogram, M.I.A, Fitz and the Tantrums and the New Politics on the BFD 2014 Mainstage, along with two other supporting stages.

    Of Monsters and Men perform their new single, 'Little Talks' at BFD 2013. Photo by Cathy Rong.
  • One Acts showcase humor, drama, talent of Theater program

    The final show of the year put on by the Palo Alto High School theater program is an impressive display of writing and acting by Paly students and is something everyone and anyone can enjoy.

  • Napa’s BottleRock music festival features big names

    With Coachella having finished up last weekend, and Outside Lands tickets almost completely sold out, the nearby BottleRock music festival is one of the last major in-state festivals of the season convenient for Palo Alto High School music lovers.

    Photo by Gavin Libbey and Drew Keller
  • Liveblog: Oscars 2014

    Live updates on the glamour, the fame and the glory of the 2014 Academy Awards, as well as all the other less prestigious parts, too.

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