Author: Janos Gereben

Janos Gereben is a writer and columnist for SF Classical Voice; he has worked as writer and editor with the NY Herald-Tribune, TIME Inc., UPI, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, San Jose Mercury News, Post Newspaper Group, and wrote documentation for various technology companies.

Berlin & Beyond fest returns to a divided Germany

Two teenagers from East Germany sneak in a movie theater in West Berlin to see an R-rated American film promising…

2 weeks ago

SF Chamber Orchestra stages free ‘Night at the Opera’

As Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s triumphant revival of Mary Zimmermann’s “Metamorphoses” is being extended through March 24, San Francisco Chamber Orchestra…

1 month ago

Bay Area arts organizations see changes at the top

After years, sometimes decades, of steady leadership, major Bay Area arts organizations are undergoing big changes. San Francisco Symphony Music…

4 months ago

Schola Cantorum’s 55th season is veteran conductor’s last

When Schola Cantorum opens its 55th season on Saturday, the choral group will celebrate J.S. Bach, singing three of his…

5 months ago

Women in focus at sixth SF Japan film fest

Even though it ran two decades ago when the Asian Art Museum was still squeezed into the side of the…

6 months ago

Lively Mithila village art graces museum walls

Qamar Adamjee laughed when asked how much travel was involved in her curating the exhibit “Painting Is My Everything: Art…

6 months ago

Merola singers skillfully advance in ‘Rake’s Progress’

Nothing is as it seems in Igor Stravinsky’s “The Rake’s Progress,” presented by Merola Opera Program at the San Francisco…

8 months ago

‘Oh Lucy!’ heroine defies ‘quiet lady’ stereotype

The heroine of Atsuko Hirayanagi’s film “Oh Lucy!” behaves badly --- at times shockingly so. It’s “contrary to what is…

1 year ago