Leslie Katz

Winter 2018 Arts Preview: Theater

The theater season serves up major tours, offbeat experiments, musicals, comedy and…

Curran announces music-filled 2018 season

Tony-winning “Dear Evan Hansen” is in the lineup of the Curran’s 2018…

San Francisco Ballet goes boldly into the future

The most thrilling number in San Francisco Ballet’s 2018 opening gala was…

San Jose’s 3Below opens with Sondheim revue

South Bay theater lovers are invited to get up close and personal…

‘Stroke of Luck’ a story of family, survival

In her solo show at The Marsh, Diane Barnes asks some provocative…

Dance fest fills every nook at Grace Cathedral

Organizers of the upcoming fifth annual San Francisco Movement Arts Festival on…

Yale’s Spizzwinks bring a cappella stylings to town

Yale University’s The Spizzwinks(?), the world’s oldest underclassman a cappella group, is…

Secret lives revealed in delectable ‘What She Ate’

Promotion for Laura Shapiro’s “What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women & The…

Lythcott-Haims’ ‘Real American’ an evocative memoir

Julie Lythcott-Haims, born in 1967 to a white woman and black man,…

Usher in 2018 with music and laughter

Don’t yet have New Year’s Eve plans? Here are a few festive…

Rubinoos shake some action with Flamin’ Groovies

So far, the 21st century has been a particularly active period for…

Catching up with Kung Pao Kosher Comedy’s Lisa Geduldig

Lisa Geduldig, standup comedian and founder of Kung Pao Kosher Comedy, took…

SF Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ a dazzling tradition

It wouldn’t be the holiday season in The City without San Francisco…

Project Open Hand chef serves healthy meals by the thousands

Every year, executive chef Adrian Barrow looks forward to Project Open Hand’s…

Holiday Choral Music 2017: Sing out, it’s Christmas!

Bay Area classical and choral groups are busy during the season for…

SF (and former SF) humor writers win Erma Bombeck honors

As winners of the first “A Hotel Room of One’s Own” contest,…

Holiday Theater 2017

Many holiday theater offerings in the Bay Area have become seasonal traditions.…

Detour dance’s ‘Fugue’ journeys from SF to a fabled city

“Huge” is the first word detour dance founders Kat Cole and Eric…

Holiday Events: Shop around the clock

Light the tree — or menorah — sing a carol or two,…

‘Renaissance’ underway at SF’s Fisherman’s Wharf

There’s a lot of new stuff happening in Fisherman’s Wharf, and the…