Help Desk | Feb 04, 2014
In which our columnist relays valuable advice about approaching galleries and museums regarding performance opportunities. By Bean Gilsdorf
Theater Review | Feb 01, 2014
Mikhail Baryshnikov is back at Berkeley Rep in a confused retelling of two Anton Chekhov stories. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Jan 27, 2014
Live on stage, the daughter of one of the Mitchell Brothers recounts a childhood amid the porn biz. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Jan 25, 2014
A female astronomer struggles for recognition before women have even won the right to vote. By Sam Hurwitt
Event | Jan 20, 2014
Starting January 23, SF Sketchfest orchestrates a full-scale comedy invasion of San Francisco, with more than 200 shows in over 20 venues around the city. By Sam Hurwitt
Performance | Jan 02, 2014
We asked Forum's producers to each pick their favorite arts shows from 2013. Producer Judy Campbell chose the interview with Alonzo King on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of his LINES Ballet. By KQED Forum
Theater Review | Dec 24, 2013
Victoriana meets gross-out humor in Shotgun Players' theatrical extravaganza. By Sam Hurwitt
Performance | Dec 20, 2013
Dance Kaiso brings Afro-Caribbean dance to a new generation. By Stephanie Martin
Performance | Dec 18, 2013
Operating out of a San Pablo strip mall, Los Cenzontles is a "factory of culture," teaching kids traditional Mexican music and dance. By Cyrus Musiker
Performance | Dec 17, 2013
Ten of the Bay Area's best plays and performances of 2013, and a couple to look forward to at the start of 2014. By Sam Hurwitt
Hilary Mantel's popular novels breathed new life into Thomas Cromwell's legacy. Now, between a play and a miniseries, there seems to be no limit to the blacksmith's son's potential for reinvention.
Gene Saks teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as The Odd Couple and Brighton Beach Memoirs. He died Saturday in New York.
Stephen King has said his novel Carrie is about women's power and men's fear — an idea reporter Beth Accomando says has gotten lost in newer adaptations of the horror classic for stage and screen.
British comic actor James Corden took over CBS's Late Late Show on Monday with a star-studded debut. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says he offered a touch of talk show tradition with a modern feel.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.