Leslie Katz

‘Stop Stopping’ an amusing, if slight, self-help satire

On opening night of his presentation at The Marsh in San Francisco,…

Dance maker Amy Seiwert prepares ‘Sketch’ series and big move

San Francisco choreographer Amy Seiwert is happily presenting the eighth installment of…

East meets West hilariously in ‘Soft Power’

David Henry Hwang’s new “Soft Power,” a fun, smart concoction -- a…

ACT’s musical ‘Walk on the Moon’ resembles the movie

American Conservatory Theater’s new musical “A Walk on the Moon” sticks closely…

Orchestra rings, drama static in SF Symphony’s ‘Boris Godunov’

With booming voices and plentiful political peril, the San Francisco Symphony’s “Boris…

David Hegarty touts extraordinary Castro Theatre organ

Organist David Hegarty is well on his way to playing a new,…

Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah, ‘Daily Show’ cohorts serve up politics, profanity at Clusterfest

Though it seemed like a huge commercial for Comedy Central, the network’s…

Meditation center adds spirituality to Western Addition

Practitioners at a San Francisco meditation center marking more than 30 years…

Theatre Rhino costume crew dazzles in ‘Priscilla’

The program for Theatre Rhino’s “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert The Musical,”…

Movies opening Friday, May 25

Always at The Carlyle: The documentary by Matthew Miele follows the glamorous…

SF International Arts fest again takes on social issues

Since 2003, the San Francisco International Arts Festival has presented artists from…

Mary Steenburgen on ‘Book Club’: Nothing ‘remotely like it’

In “Book Club,” Mary Steenburgen plays a woman who’s having problems in…

Michael Feinstein marks five years at the Nikko

Michael Feinstein is celebrating the fifth anniversary of his San Francisco cabaret…

Norman Mineta at CAAMFest for doc premiere

Esteemed South Bay politician Norman Mineta graced San Francisco’s Castro Theatre on…

Striking Congo sculptures inspire dance premiere

Bay Area choreographer Byb Chanel Bibene’s Kiandanda Dance Theater premiere in ODC…

Theorin replaces Herlitzius in SF Opera’s ‘Ring’

Big news from San Francisco Opera: German soprano Evelyn Herlitzius will not…

‘Me and My Girl’ offers light taste of 1930s London

The Lambeth Walk hasn’t quite stood the test of time, but the…

Mineta doc premieres at Asian American film fest

For the first time, CAAMFest -- the huge annual Bay Area showcase…

Free Yerba Buena Gardens fest kicks off with mariachi

It’s time for the 2018 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, and that means…

Bay Area Dance Week turns 20

It's the 20th anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which kicks off…