Author: James J. Ackerman

Remembering Public Defender Jeff Adachi

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi died unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. Adachi, 59, was elected last year to…

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Risa Jaroslow & Dancers’ ‘At Your Service’ a compelling exploration of power

How do we serve? How are we served? Who serves whom, and where do the lines blur? These are some…

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Feb. 24-26: Avedis Chamber Music Series, Dumpling Down!, Christie Aschwanden, Cappella SF, Catherine Russell, Gift Machine, Manfred Honeck, David Thomson, Jasper Fforde, Charlie Jane Anders, Katie Conry

SUNDAY, FEB. 24 Avedis Chamber Music Series: Pianist Robin Sutherland performs in various works for flute, strings and piano: Mozart’s…

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With new lineup, Teenage Fanclub opens Noise Pop

When jangly Scottish outfit Teenage Fanclub opens Noise Pop festivities in The City this week, it’s technically celebrating its 30th…

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Operatic ‘Howards End, America’ a refreshing stateside spin on classic story

The world premiere of “Howards End, America,” by Bay Area composer Allen Shearer and his wife, librettist Claudia Stevens, would…

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SF Preps: St. Ignatius girls soccer shut out in championship game

SANTA CLARA — The St. Ignatius Wildcats had reached the Central Coast Section Open Division championship game by avenging an…

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SF Preps Basketball: Oscar Cheng rises to the occasion as Sacred Heart Cathedral completes improbable Open Division title run

SANTA CLARA — The West Catholic Athletic League basketball All-League Team came out on Friday, and Sacred Heart Cathedral didn’t…

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SF Preps Basketball: Mission boys win fifth title in a row, defeat Lincoln 55-46

KEZAR PAVILION — The Mission Bears boys' basketball team continued its unbeaten streak in Academic Athletic Association play on Friday,…

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