Photos by Kevin Berne
Puppetry goes to the devil in Berkeley Rep's Hand to God, and the fire it generates delivers a heavenly -- or hellish -- explosion of hilarity.
This past Holiday season, residents and visitors in The City became very familiar with the beaming face of San Francisco Ballet soloist, Koto Ishihara. A major feature of the company's media campaign for The Nutcracker was a glamorous image of the Snow Maidens captured by resident photographer Erik Tomasson.
Acclaimed organist Christopher Houlihan returns to San Francisco for an all-French program at Grace Cathedral this coming Sunday at 4pm. Christopher's selections include Louis Vierne's Carillon de Westminster and "Scherzo, Cantabile, and Allegro" from Symphony No.
California has shut down Uber’s short trial of self-driving cars on the streets of San Francisco a week after the first of those vehicles blew through a red light.
I wish I could say I've never been seriously suicidal, but it's not true. Twice friends helped me out. Twice I reached out for help to services that were not helpful (university services and later a suicide hotline).
San Francisco Ballet recently announced the promotion of Wei Wang to soloist for the 2017 Season. That means he's staying. Thank you, SF Ballet! Wei has been a member of the corps de ballet since 2013 - grabbing my attention throughout a wide variety of assignments and in a long list of diverse repertoire.
Starting Wednesday, 12/21 and through the matinee Christmas Eve, Ruthie Ann Miles will join the SFSymphony and Symphony Chorus for seven performances of Holiday song favorites. Following intermission comes the incredibly popular live-action-version of A Charlie Brown Christmas and its evergreen jazz score by Vince Guaraldi.
I stood stupefied in front of a craggily, handwritten note that read, "Luggage lost! (Out of car)! If found, please call ..." The note was taped to a pole, near the Incurable Collector antique shop.
Some people just read more slowly than others.
The San Francisco Public Library newest book is actually one of its oldest: More than a century old.