On the Air: Cy and Tomás's Do List Picks for Dec. 15, 2017

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The African American Shakespeare Company offers a black girl positive 'Cinderella' for the holidays (Photo: Courtesy of AASC)

Arts administrator and SF State Lecturer Tomás Riley returns as co-host on a show featuring fairy tale miracles, a bluegrass band, and the Mexican American Elvis doing a Christmas show. Miracles happen here. Click through the links below for details.

Dec 16-23 : The miracle of San Jose Opera's new Cinderella? The composer is just 12 years old.

Dec. 22-24: The African American Shakespeare Company puts on a black-girl-positive version of Cinderella.

Dec 28-31: The band the Brothers Comatose makes rowdy California bluegrass fun.

Dec. 16 and Jan. 20: Artists Sandow Birk and Elyse Pignolet's giant woodblock print is a procession of American heroes from the political right and left.


Dec 20 and 21: El Vez's Elvis impersonation goes beyond camp to explore the Mexican-American roots of rock 'n' roll.

Dec. 20, 30 and Jan 10: Revisiting the early days of punk in films from the San Francisco Public Library.

Dec. 30: Teatro Visión stages a reading of a new play by poet and actor Evelina Fernández.

Dec. 14-17: The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra presents an alternative to the Messiah for the holidays: Handel's Joseph and His Brethren.