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Sierra Nevada, mon amour

Sierra Nevada, mon amour

By Roberto Friedman

The atmosphere over the Sierra Nevada was brown and smoky last month, a result of the many horrific wildfires raging all over the region. It felt apocalyptic and thus very much of the historical moment.

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By Sura Wood | August 8, 2018

Any show that has the balls to call itself "Lew the Jew" has a leg up on the competition in my book.

By Roberto Friedman | August 1, 2018

Madrona Manor is a lovely grand old house surrounded by eight acres of wooded and well-tended landscape and gardens in the hills above Dry Creek Valley in Sonoma County.


By Events Editor | August 1, 2018

Carry on through our long cool summer, with cool arts events to entertain and enlighten on these foggy (or sunny, or soggy) days and nights.

By Events Editor | July 25, 2018

A flick of the wrist with a paint brush, a strong high note carries to the back row, and you're thrilled; arts events await your presence.


By Roberto Friedman | July 18, 2018

Joe Goode's new world premiere "Still Standing" led us through San Francisco's historic Haas-Lilienthal House during the course of the performance. It runs through Aug. 5 there.

By Sura Wood | July 18, 2018

Peter Hujar, now considered one of the greatest American photographers of the late 20th century, was living in poverty at the time of his death in 1987 from complications of AIDS.


By Events Editor | July 18, 2018

Summer arts events indoor, outdoor, under the moon or sun, help our world turn.

By Roberto Friedman | July 4, 2018

The touring production of "School of Rock" now playing the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco through July 22 is the perfect opportunity to bring your secret air-guitar moves out of the closet.


By Roberto Friedman | June 27, 2018

It's not often that one can take full measure of a wide swath of a concert artist's career, but Deutsche Grammophon affords just that opportunity with its release "Pogorelich - Complete Recordings."

By Roberto Friedman | June 20, 2018

Opening night at Frameline 42 was a rousing good kick-off to the film fest. Co-directors Fiona Dawson and Gabriel Silverman were in the house for the screening of their documentary "TransMilitary."


By Sura Wood | June 20, 2018

Here comes "Giants of Land and Sea," a new, semi-permanent show at the California Academy of Sciences.

By Roberto Friedman | June 6, 2018

June is bustin' out all over. LGBTQ Pride Month always brings with it a cornucopia of new books of special interest to our community.


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