Aren’t I entitled to defend myself, or am I just going to have to take 100 percent of the blame forever??. DEAR NOT: Ah, you had me till the finger-pointing. Yes, her ultimatum was a terrible idea. But, dude — you heard her terrible idea, and did what? Bought a ring. So that’s on you. Let me go back for a second, though. I don’t like blame at all in situations like this. You two weren’t right for each other. Everyone who “hates” you isn’t connecting enough dots to recognize you had to call it off.
Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, “Oliver.” 7 p.m, March 29-30; 4:30 p.m, March 28, Directed by Judge Luckey, Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, $10 (children)-$12 (adults), 650-463-4970, TheatreWorks, “The Mountaintop.” By Katori Hall, Imagines events on the night before the assassination of Dr, Martin Luther King Jr, After delivering a speech, an exhausted Dr, King retires to Room newborn booties, baby shoes, ballet flats with unicorn. 306 at the Lorraine Motel, Camae, a motel maid, arrives with his coffee and lots of sass, King confronts his life, his legacy, and the future, Through April 7, Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, $23-$73 (savings available for students, educators and seniors), 650-463-1960 or theatreworks.org..
Adnan Khashoggi, 81. A Saudi arms dealer who was once one of the world’s richest men and was implicated in the Iran-Contra affair. June 6. Glenne Headly, 62. An early member of the acclaimed Steppenwolf Theatre Company who went on to star in films and on TV. June 8. Adam West, 88. His straight-faced portrayal of Batman in a campy 1960s TV series lifted the tight-clad Caped Crusader into the national consciousness. June 9. Jerry Nelson, 73. An astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe. June 10.
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Fine Arts League of Cupertino: The group meets the second Monday of the month, 7-9 p.m., and welcomes visitors. Quinlan Community Center, 10185 N. Stelling Road, Cupertino. Visit falc.org or call Janki at 408-863-9991. Cupertino Morningmasters: Improve your speaking and networking skills at this Toastmasters club. Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. Bethel Lutheran Church, 10181 Finch Ave., Cupertino. Sunnyvale Rotary: Meetings are Tuesdays at noon. Elks Club, 375 N. Pastoria Ave. Sunnyvalerotary.org. Dementia/Alzheimer’s Support Group: A safe, confidential, supportive environment for families to develop informal mutual support, get information about dementia and develop methods and skills to solve problems related to dementia. Fourth Tuesday of the month. Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church gym, 728 Fremont Ave., room 750, Sunnyvale. For more information, call the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900.