Theater Review | Feb 06, 2013
Lauren Yee's Ching Chong Chinaman, now through February 24, 2013, at City Lights Theater Company in San Jose, has more in common with an episode of The Big Bang Theory than a play by David Henry Hwang. By Ben Marks
Theater Review | Feb 06, 2013
Stephen Adly Guirgis' mother-loving play at SF Playhouse will knock your socks off, or at least your hat. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Feb 03, 2013
The latest play by Octavio Solis juggles shards of lost identity at Magic Theatre. By Sam Hurwitt
Performance | Jan 31, 2013
An early music group plays three Bay Area concerts that will spotlight its 'fun' approach to performance. By Jonathan Curiel
Theater Review | Jan 30, 2013
The Dragon Theatre reopens in a new home with a play about family, loss, television fame, and moral bankruptcy. By Ben Marks
Festival Report | Jan 29, 2013
Missed the start of this year's SF Sketchfest? Read up to find out who got the laughs, who got the groans, and what to look forward to in the days to come. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Jan 29, 2013
Amy Herzog's play is an unsentimental short story about an octogenarian who shares her Greenwich Village apartment with her grandson. By Erika Milvy
Festival Report | Jan 23, 2013
Starting this Thursday, SF Sketchfest brings all-star comedy to SF for its two-week run. By Lizzy Acker
Theater Review | Jan 23, 2013
Depressed graphic novelist meets free-spirited oddball at A.C.T.'s Costume Shop Theater. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Jan 12, 2013
Berkeley Repertory Theatre's world premiere of Troublemaker is pretty freakin' kick-A. The play features a superb cast, great direction and a striking overall design, but still Dan LeFranc's crisp, inventive and often hilarious dialogue is the star attraction. By Sam Hurwitt
The Ruth Ellis Center in Highland Park, Mich., is making an effort to meet its clients where they are — on the dance floor, specifically with the dance form known as "vogue." From there, the center can connect them with counseling, health services, tutoring and clean clothes.
You can give away almost anything — your time, money, food, your ideas. Giving helps define who we are and helps us connect with others. Thanks to the Internet and a rise in social consciousness, there's been a seismic shift not only in what we're giving, but how. In this hour, stories from TED speakers who are "giving it away" in new and surprising ways, and the things that happen in return.
Don't make people pay for music, says musician Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer, she examines the new relationship between artist and fan.
Egypt's capital has been associated with protest and political upheaval. But an arts festival attempts to clear away the dust and revitalize a once-glorious cultural hub.
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Enter the New "ImageMakers" Screening Room
Enjoy films from present and past seasons of KQED's short independent film series, divided into Animation, Comedy, Drama, and Suspense.