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“Soft Power,” David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s brilliant, clever world premiere at the Curran, was 2018’s best new show. (Courtesy Craig Schwartz Photography)

2018: The best in arts

In chronological order, these were the year’s most notable moments in the…


Violinist Mads Tolling and his band The Mads Men appear at Yoshi’s, with vocal great Kenny Washington. (Courtesy photo)

Mads Tolling turns TV themes into jazz treasures

The latest release by Bay Area jazz violin virtuoso Mads Tolling and…