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    The New Parkway Theater in Oakland is celebrating with a weeklong programming of romantic films new and old, reaching a climax on Wednesday, Feb. 14, with screenings of the Audrey Hepburn classic "Breakfast at Tiffany's," with a meal for two or four people described as "scrumptious," and the 1997 Chicago-set "Love Jones," starring Larenz Tate and Nia Long.

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  • 1st Love Week has seven days of films leading up to Valentine’s Day

    Love Week: What to do on Valentine's Day ... how about dinner and a movie?

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    The New Parkway Theater in Oakland is celebrating with a week-long programming of romantic films new and old, crescendoing on Wednesday, Feb. 14, with screenings of the Audrey Hepburn classic "Breakfast at Tiffany's," with a meal for two or four people described as "scrumptious," and the 1997 Chicago-set "Love Jones," starring Larenz Tate and Nia Long.

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  • Let’s do it, let’s fall in love: Valentine’s Day, Part I

    Once again, with Valentine's Day approaching, it's time to spill the spoken beans about romance. All year, every year, a good percentage of conversation is about romance: Looking for it, reveling in it, analyzing it, ending it and building it into a lifetime commitment.

    And all year, I collect quotes. So today is the first day of the annual three-day story of love, as told in quotes overheard by listeners all around us.

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