Stanford campus and its extensive outdoor collection
of 20th-century sculpture. Meet at the
Main Quad entrance, where The Oval meets
Serra Street. Free. Stanford University, Stanford.
Rodin Sculpture Garden and Galleries.
Wednesdays at 2 p.m., Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.
and Sundays at 3 p.m. This tour features the
three indoor galleries devoted to Rodin’s work
along with 20 bronzes in the Rodin Sculpture
Garden. Meet in the main lobby. Free. Cantor
Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
Winchester Mystery House. Opens daily at
9 a.m. Tour times vary. Docents take visitors
through the strange mansion and its surrounding
property on the Grand Estate Tour, Mansion
Tour and Behind the Scenes Tour. Tickets
$20-$49. Winchester Mystery House, 525 S.
Winchester Blvd., San Jose. 408/247-2101.
Emo Philips. Oct. 4-7, times vary. Described
by Jay Leno as “the best joke writer in America,”
by British comedian Gary Delaney as the
best joke writer in the world, and by “Weird Al”
Yankovic as one of the funniest people on the
planet, Emo Philips has performed over 6,000
times throughout the English-speaking world.
Tickets $15-$23. Rooster T. Feathers, 157 W.
El Camino Real, Sunnyvale. 408/736-0921.
Patton Oswalt. Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Comedian,
actor, and writer Patton Oswalt continues to
find success in all areas of entertainment. From
his award-winning comedy specials to his
many memorable film and TV roles, Oswalt
continues to choose work that inspires him
and entertains audiences. Tickets $39.50-$65.
The Masonic. 1111 California St., San Francisco.
Max Amini. Oct. 21, 8 p.m. Worldrenowned
actor, host and comedian Max
Amini brings his hilarious new stand-up back
to San Jose with a special one-night-only
performance. Through an array of eccentric
impressions and novel storytelling, Amini’s
comedy delivers a strong message about family
ties, cultural trappings and social topics. Tickets
$25-$75. Montgomery Theatre, 271 S.
Market St. San Jose. 408/792-4111.
Russell Peters. Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Global comedy
superstar Russell Peters is back on tour.
Catch the Emmy, Gemini and Peabody awardwinning
comic as he brings his unique and
sometimes controversial brand of humor home
once again. Peters’ new show features all new
material including plenty of Russell’s signature
audience interactions. Tickets $53.05-$83.05.
The Masonic, 1111 California St., San Francisco.
Melissa McQueen. Oct. 25-28, times vary.
McQueen’s impressions of Kathy Griffin and
Jennifer Aniston made her a recurring performer
on Frank TV on TBS and also landed
her a screen test for SNL. She and her sketch
group Hot Box performed at the Edinburgh
Fringe Festival, and their video “All I Want for
Christmas is Jews” is a viral hit with close to
one million views. Tickets $15-$23. Rooster T.
Feathers, 157 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale.
Emo Philips, Oct. 4–7, Rooster T.
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