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    7 Bay Area arts and entertainment events to check out this week, Oct. 11-17

    A scene from “Louis’s Shoes,” a French animated short. Photo: Courtesy of Yummy Films The Chronicle’s guide to notable arts and entertainment happenings in the Bay Area. New French shorts, streaming now, highlight film innovations and up-and-comers In the United States, movie shorts are rarely seen. They show up at film festivals, but those screenings are mainly attended by other short film makers. But in France, audiences get to see shorts on television — usually they fill out a two-hour time slot when a feature runs less than that. Perhaps as a result, France has a thriving shorts industry. They  

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    Explore New Opportunities for Local Art and Entertainment at the Capital Mall

    While spending an afternoon at the Capital Mall, visitors will not only find premiere options for shopping and dining, but also opportunities to take in new forms of creativity, entertainment and enrichment. Not only a destination for the latest fashion, gifts or electronics, mall visitors can also see a live show, take in local art or check out a library book. With The Artists’ Gallery, Broadway Olympia Productions and the West Olympia Timberland Library all located on the mall’s campus, visitors can find new ways to enjoy a trip to the mall. The Artists’ Gallery As a  

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    An Immersive Art And Entertainment Attraction Highlighting The ‘Bizarre, Mysterious And Often Hilarious Nature Of Consumer Culture’ Thrives During Covid Recovery

    Produce Section Inside Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart in Las Vegas Kate Russell Some businesses have been more affected by the Covid-19 pandemic than others. While on-line commerce has thrived, in person activities such as visiting a restaurant, bar or movie theater have continued to face an uneven recovery. Previously I have written about how an interactive arts space, Santa Fe-based Meow Wolf which operates the House of Eternal Return, was dealing with the challenges of Covid. As an immersive arts and entertainment exhibition built around interactive experiences, mysterious and magical worlds and features such as slides and secret passageways,  

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