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12/28/2011

When Stephen De Staebler studied sculpture at UC Berkeley in the late 1950s, no material was more scorned than ordinary clay. Museums... More»

12/20/2011

Get thee to San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre (One Taylor Street @ Market), where "Dr.... More»

12/19/2011

Based on a Brothers Grimm tale about a young girl who’s sold to the devil by her unwitting father (he’s soused), the story is, well, quite grim... More»

12/14/2011

You might think a children’s art museum an unlikely site for a confrontation between Israeli and Palestinian activists. But that’s... More»

12/1/2011

Since its debut in 1967, the SECA Art Award, named for the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art (founded six years earlier), has become a... More»

11/23/2011

Ever since Brief Encounter blew A.C.T. audiences out of their seats in 2009, Bay Area drama lovers have impatiently awaited a return visit by... More»

11/22/2011

Some unfortunate plot twists are tough to take, including the devoted slave girl who happily sacrifices herself so the hero can find love, but the opera is... More»

10/21/2011

When Joseph strikes his doomed bargain with the devil in Igor Stravinsky’s wonderfully spare and jazzy The Soldier’s Tale, which opens this... More»

10/21/2011

In 1991, famed photographer of the American West Richard Misrach ventured out into the wreckage of the Oakland and Berkeley hills after they had been... More»

10/21/2011

You can count on the creator of chocolate–olive oil pizza and oatmeal ice milk to dish out unexpected entertainment as well. On Tuesdays and... More»

10/21/2011

It may be a stretch to think of Toni Morrison as picking up where Shakespeare left off, but that’s more or less what she has done in Desdemona, her... More»

10/19/2011

This fall’s Good Vibrations–sponsored Short Erotic Film Competition, at the Castro Theatre, signaled a new era for this feisty... More»