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
Performing Arts : NPR
Anthony Hopkins says his turn as an aged and increasingly faulty actor performing King Lear in a small theater during World War II is one of his favorite roles in a career full of memorable ones. He stars in the BBC adaptation of the play, The Dresser, along with Ian McKellan. Hopkins, who seized pop culture fame in 1991 for his portrayal of the psychopathic psychiatrist Hannibal Lector, started his career in the British theater and has no sense of lingering romance about it.
Beth Howland died in December at age 74. One of her best known roles, was as the original Amy in Stephen Sondheim's "Company." Looking into her past can lead you down a pop culture spiral.
Haters (of a multicultural society) gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate. Meanwhile, Swift will continue to bask in her utterly unremarkable whiteness.
When Candice Hoyes sings, she's channeling a legacy of black women in jazz. Her album, On a Turquoise Cloud, celebrates the genre's storied roots.
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