Category: Performing Arts

Music, movies, drama, poetry and comedy for Valentine’s Day

Have no Valentine's Day plans? Check out a show, concert, party or reading on Thursday: András Schiff: The pianist and…

1 month ago

2018: The best in arts

In chronological order, these were the year’s most notable moments in the arts, from this editor’s highly personal perspective. “Vietgone”…

3 months ago

Circus Bella takes Treasure Island

In “Kaleidoscope,” the new Circus Bella show under a big tent on Treasure Island, clown Sara Moore balances a broom…

4 months ago

SF Opera sets holiday mood with gratifying ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

San Francisco Opera’s revised production of Jake Heggie’s opera “It’s a Wonderful Life” in its West Coast premiere is a…

4 months 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

SF Opera launches ‘Ring’ with shimmering ‘Rheingold’

Fresh mixed-media effects and a strong cast set the stage for San Francisco Opera’s engaging revival of Francesca Zambello’s 2011…

9 months ago

New tech brings SF Opera’s ‘Ring’ revival solidly into 21st century

Opera fans from around the world, especially Richard Wagner aficionados, will flock to the War Memorial Opera House June 12-July…

10 months ago

SF International Arts fest again takes on social issues

Since 2003, the San Francisco International Arts Festival has presented artists from across the world with innovative projects dedicated to…

10 months ago