Cathy Bowman

Sophie Calle ‘Missing’ evokes emotion

French conceptual artist Sophie Calle once received an email from a boyfriend,…

‘Curious Incident’ transforms from page to stage

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” follows the journey…

Cole Porter tunes grace new ‘Roman Holiday’

“Roman Holiday,” the eternal love story set in the Eternal City, is…

Time is right for ‘Rent’ revival

"Rent” is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and the timing couldn’t be better.…

Ben Lipitz, aka Pumbaa, hits 5,000 performances in ‘Lion King’

For “Lion King” actor Ben Lipitz, playing Disney’s beloved warthog is just…

Cal Academy’s ‘Twilight Zone’ takes viewers to unknown depth

The ocean is far easier to get to than space, yet scientists…

Planetarium’s ‘Incoming’ shows fascinating impact of asteroids

With so much chaos on Earth, there’s never been a better time…

Robert Battle brings local Alvin Ailey premieres to town

The New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to UC Berkeley’s…

‘Golden Gate’ reveals untold stories of Chinese immigrants

Thousands of Chinese helped build the American West, but their personal stories…

Popular ‘Wicked’ back in San Francisco

Everybody has a back story, but few are quite as interesting as…

Felines come to fore in Bonnard masterpieces

Oh, to be a cat in one of Pierre Bonnard’s paintings. Bonnard…

Moving ‘Motet’ made from sacred music, modern sound

Canadian artist Janet Cardiff’s sound installation “The Forty Part Motet” lasts just…

Tim Minchin channels Roald Dahl in ‘Matilda’

Tim Minchin’s cheerfulness and modesty belie the enormous talent required to turn…

Evocative CJM exhibit urges contemplation of day vs. night

The intersection of space, time and beauty is the focus of a…