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Radha Mitchell sees spiritual side of Celeste

Radha Mitchell gets steamed up when she hears critics comparing her title…

Sam Elliott looks past wild title of new Bigfoot-themed movie

When Sam Elliott was first presented with a project titled “The Man…

Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis Jr have time and love

As singing duo Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. enter their 50th…

Paul Young: Being on the road ‘eases the pain’

After losing his wife Stacey to brain cancer earlier this year, singer…

Glenn Close models ‘Wife’ role after her mother

To play the long-suffering spouse of literary hero Joe Castleman in her…

Barry Eitel’s ‘Champagne’ takes on tech

Bay Area playwright Barry Eitel isn’t impressed by tech giants. To some,…

Countess Luann has big show biz dreams

Reality star Luann De Lesseps, aka Countess Luann on Bravo’s “The Real…

Fantastic Negrito fights for survival, equality

On his Grammy-winning 2016 debut album, “The Last Days of Oakland,” Fantastic…

Patti LuPone: Failure is the ‘most valuable lesson’

Patti LuPone has learned a few things in her 45 years in…

‘Walk on the Moon’ ripe for musical treatment

When screenwriter Pamela Gray was approached about turning her 1999 film “A…

‘Seagull’ movie another prime Chekhov role for Annette Bening

While filming the movie adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s “The Seagull,” Annette Bening…

Ronan Farrow talks about ‘War On Peace’

First, he called attention to trans discrimination in his coverage of the…

Go-Go’s tunes, Elizabethan comedy in ‘Head Over Heels’

If, 30 years ago, you’d have told The Go-Go’s that their 1980s…

M. Lamar alters consciousness in ‘Lordship and Bondage’

Over the past decade, New York-based composer, countertenor and multimedia artist M.…

Bananarama peels back the hits, heals old wounds before Bay Area audience

Friendships can make a band like Bananarama. But they can also break…

Playwright Mark Nassar weds himself to the trans struggle with ‘The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot’

It was a trip through the Tenderloin Museum that inspired playwright Mark…

Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch uncovers the story behind ‘Keep It Like a Secret’

When Built to Spill recorded their highly successful 1999 album “Keep It…

Bob Geldof pays tribute to fellow Irishman W. B. Yeats in ‘Fanatic Heart’

A lifelong W. B. Yeats fanatic, Sir Bob Geldof still hears Ireland’s…

Peter Murphy looks back with gusto

Legendary Bauhaus frontman and acclaimed solo artist Peter Murphy takes pride in…

Louie Anderson moves memoir from page to stage

When comedian Louie Anderson decided to bring his bestselling 1989 memoir “Dear…