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
Theater Review | Dec 16, 2013
Marsh solo show on love addiction makes sex sound pretty darned unsexy. By Sam Hurwitt
Event | Dec 11, 2013
S.F. native performs with his regular comedy troupe at quartet of new shows. By Jonathan Curiel
Theater Review | Dec 05, 2013
British two-man parody whizzes through the wizard world of Harry Potter. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Dec 03, 2013
The 10th anniversary production of Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult is a refashioning of the cheekily irreverent show that first put the British troupe on the map. By Liz Mak
Performance | Nov 29, 2013
A sprinkling of Santastic spectacles dashing into sight on Bay Area stages. By Sam Hurwitt
Theater Review | Nov 26, 2013
A military wife finds her voice in this musical at the Magic. By Sam Hurwitt
Performance | Nov 24, 2013
What we eat and why are themes that the Berkeley Rep is tackling in a new project involving playwrights from around the country. San Francisco writers Octavio Solis and Lauren Gunderson are letting the topic of food take them inwards, towards self-doubt and self-realization. By Monica Lam
Truly CA Shorts | Nov 23, 2013
View Brian Favorite's short film, Heklina, which profiles the hostess of Trannyshack, San Francisco's longest running, current drag show.
Peter O'Toole, the Hollywood legend who was made famous in his title role in Lawrence of Arabia, died on Saturday in a London hospital. The 81-year old Irishman was nominated for eight Oscars in his distinguished career, and was known as a bit of a hellraiser.
British-Iranian comedian and actor Omid Djalili gained a degree of fame in the United States talking about and even joking about issues of terrorism and the Middle East following 9/11. After several years and success in Britain, he's coming back to the States.
Recently, the principal of Trumbull High School in Connecticut canceled a student production of Rent. The rock musical, about a group of young people living in New York, features characters dealing with drugs, sexuality and AIDS.
Fed up with human shortcomings, the characters in Madeleine George's play turn to high-tech companions. Could machines be assistants, friends, and even partners? The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence explores the amazing things technology can do for us...and what it can't.
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