Tag: Aldo Billingslea

‘Dry Powder’ a chilling look at high finance

At one point in Sarah Burgess’ little gem of a play, “Dry Powder,” I scribbled in my notebook, “What is…

5 months ago

David Allen’s ‘Ghost Light’ photos illuminate Bay Area actors

For his exhibit “Ghost Light,” performing arts photographer David Allen went old-school: He shot the 20 images of local professional…

9 months ago

Ancient myth, modern-day Oakland meld in ‘black odyssey’

In Homer’s ancient epic “The Odyssey,” Ulysses sails slowly back to Greece at the end of the Trojan War. Along…

1 year ago

Cal Shakes brings ‘Othello’ to 21st century

The cast assembles in everyday street clothes, looking like they’ve just arrived for a rehearsal. The stage is mostly bare,…

2 years ago