Category: Arts

Toad the Wet Sprocket’s Glen Phillips enjoying life in a yurt

At 47, Glen Phillips is both startled by and pleased with his career longevity. When the Santa Barbara native formed…

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Joachim Cooder grows his solo career

Los Angeles native Joachim Cooder, appearing this week with his father in The City, found his footing as a solo…

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Lesbian vacation getaway goes wild in ‘Palm Springs’

Things spin wildly, mostly amusingly, out of control, at a vacation getaway for two lesbian couples in “Oedipus at Palm…

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Real black women come into light in ‘White’

At the outset of “White,” Philadelphia playwright James Ijames’ funny and relevant race-relations comedy onstage in a Shotgun Players production…

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Diverse views in 38th SF Jewish film fest

The 38th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival opens and closes with profiles of show biz giants Gilda Radner and Sammy…

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New Zealand’s post-punk Wax Chattels hit the U.S.

Members of New Zealand post-punk trio Wax Chattels don’t claim to be familiar with the intricate government policies of their…

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July 15-17: Anoushka Shankar, Audiotistic Bay Area, Taylor Phelan, Brooke Annibale, Perfectly Queer Pride Poetry Palooza, Eric Bibb, Pentatonix, Wye Oak, Glassjaw, S. Carey

SUNDAY, JULY 15 Anoushka Shankar: The sitar virtuoso and composer headlines the fifth concert of the free Stern Grove Festival…

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