Leslie Katz

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…

Haunting family secrets come to light in ‘sunshine’

Under some strobe lights, and acted in slow-motion, the provocative prologue to…

SF Conservatory to break ground on performing arts campus

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is expanding, to the tune of…

Smuin dancers charm in whimsical ‘Sushi Roll’

Smuin, the Bay Area’s most fun ballet troupe, is closing its 24th…

‘Jornalero’ details lives of day laborers

Although some plot points in playwright Ed Cardona Jr.’s “American Jornalero” lack…

‘Nevertheless’ a timely dance piece about harassment

Choreographer Tanya Chianese has strong — and mixed — feelings about “Nevertheless,”…

A family tragedy inspires new folk-song dramedy

Kelli Kerslake Colaco grew up with a hushed family rumor: Her great-grandfather,…

Billie Jean King in town for LGBTQ advocacy benefit

Kate Kendell, executive director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights in…