Theater Review | Nov 12, 2013
A night of "pizza, beer," Shakespeare, and the Trojan War at Berkeley's Impact Theatre. By Sam Hurwitt
Event | Nov 06, 2013
A Muslim, Buddhist, priest and atheist crash land in the middle of a Nigerian civil war and must put aside their personal and religious differences to get out alive. That's the basic outline of A Message, the Arabian Shakespeare Fest's first import. By Ben Marks
Theater Review | Nov 05, 2013
Local playwright explores Nigerian scammers and the online pranksters who target them. By Sam Hurwitt
Performance | Nov 03, 2013
A powerful moment at the Creative Time Summit recalls this year's California prison hunger strikes. By Christian L. Frock
The Do List | Oct 31, 2013
Cy Musiker and David Wiegand scout the Bay Area for things to do this coming weekend and turn up sugar skulls, a Lou Reed tribute, and a desert caravan from Mali.
Performance | Oct 24, 2013
Blood will be spilled on screen and stage to celebrate the Bay Area's favorite holiday. By Cy Musiker
Theater Review | Oct 21, 2013
Scottish playwright Linda McLean returns to the Bay Area stage with strangers, babies, another disturbing slice of life. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Oct 15, 2013
New political drama at TheatreWorks seems quaint compared to what's actually going on in national politics. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Oct 12, 2013
42nd Street Moon revives a long-forgotten Superman musical that shows why it never took flight. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Oct 08, 2013
Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo delves into the otherworldly and absurd, with a bent towards the fantastical. By Liz Mak
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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.
Archaeologist Heather Knight tells NPR's Scott Simon about how the Curtain Theatre, where Shakespeare staged early plays, was rectangular and not round.
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