Theater Review | Mar 11, 2014

A Case of Cyberstalking Clear as 'Crystal Springs'

Time marches grimly backward in a tragedy of parental over-protectiveness. By Sam Hurwitt   

Event | Mar 10, 2014

The Bay Area's Flamenco Convergence

Northern California audiences have come to expect regular exposure to Spain's greatest flamenco artists, but the array of talent coming through the region is beyond anything in recent memory. By Andrew Gilbert   

Theater Review | Mar 04, 2014

The Bengsons Pack a Lifetime of Joy into Indie Rock Opera 'Hundred Days'

Z Space's jubilant world premiere musical squeezes all the juice out of every moment. By Sam Hurwitt   

Theater Review | Feb 25, 2014

All's Well in All-Woman 'Twelfth Night'

A small all-woman cast delivers a scrappy, dynamic Twelfth Night. By Sam Hurwitt   

Performance | Feb 20, 2014

Cambodia's Dark Past Behind Her, A Dancer Steps into the Light

Charya Burt trained in and taught classical Cambodian dance in Phnom Penh, where her family suffered oppression by the Khmer Rouge. Now in the Bay Area, she's passing on her art -- and pushing it in new directions. By Cynthia Stone   

Event | Feb 19, 2014

Keeping Tibetan Traditions Alive in the East Bay

A group of Tibetan American teenagers practice a song called "Galway Tenshu," which is performed only for the Dalai Lama. They will sing it for him when he visits Berkeley on February 23. By Rachel Dornhelm   

Performance | Feb 13, 2014

Kei Lun Lion Dancers Find New Meaning in Ancient Steps

The Bay Area is home to several lion-dance troupes. What sets San Francisco's Kei Lun Martial Arts apart, says director Corey Chan, is the group's dedication to preserving the ancient Chinese stories these festive dances portray -- and to puzzling out the mysteries at their heart. By Cynthia Stone   

Performance | Feb 12, 2014

Ruth Asawa's Legacy, a Foothold for Artists in San Francisco

Founded by artist Ruth Asawa in the late 1960s, the San Francisco Arts Education Project posts around 70 working artists to teach theater, dance and visual arts in 24 San Francisco schools. By Cy Musiker   

Theater Review | Feb 09, 2014

'The House that will not Stand' Delivers

Marcus Gardley makes magic with Lorca, New Orleans and powerful women at Berkeley Rep. By Sam Hurwitt   

Theater Review | Feb 05, 2014

Brian Copeland and Marga Gomez Get Impersonal at The Marsh

Marsh favorites Marga Gomez and Brian Copeland return with new solo shows, and this time it's not about them. By Sam Hurwitt   

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