Author: Cathy Bowman

Sophie Calle ‘Missing’ evokes emotion

French conceptual artist Sophie Calle once received an email from a boyfriend, telling her the relationship was over and ending…

1 year ago

‘Curious Incident’ transforms from page to stage

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” follows the journey of an unusual teenage boy who investigates the…

1 year ago

Cole Porter tunes grace new ‘Roman Holiday’

“Roman Holiday,” the eternal love story set in the Eternal City, is in San Francisco -- as a musical. Based…

1 year ago

Time is right for ‘Rent’ revival

"Rent” is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and the timing couldn’t be better. At a time when the nation is politically…

2 years ago

Ben Lipitz, aka Pumbaa, hits 5,000 performances in ‘Lion King’

For “Lion King” actor Ben Lipitz, playing Disney’s beloved warthog is just part of a day’s work. “Pumbaa is one…

2 years ago

Cal Academy’s ‘Twilight Zone’ takes viewers to unknown depth

The ocean is far easier to get to than space, yet scientists know more about the surface of the moon…

2 years ago

Planetarium’s ‘Incoming’ shows fascinating impact of asteroids

With so much chaos on Earth, there’s never been a better time to look at what’s happening in the rest…

2 years ago

Robert Battle brings local Alvin Ailey premieres to town

The New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall this week with three programs for…

3 years ago