Maury Yeston, the composer behind Tony Award winners 'Nine,' 'Titanic,' and what has come to be known as the "other" 'Phantom of the Opera,' has two new recordings of his best and rarely heard songs.
'One Night in Miami...' is a fictional dramatization inspired by true events that bring together four men from different backgrounds whose contributions to Black culture continues to resonate to the present day.
It may be an acquired taste, but once music lovers develop an interest in the music of 20th-century composer Alban Berg, it can become a passionate preference, particularly via SF Symphony's new recording.
'Two of Us,' the French entry for Best International Feature Film at the 93rd Academy Awards, is a deeply sensual tale of textured, long-standing love and desire between two women.
Shuttered at home, musicians are producing new songs in abundance, including local artists and longtime favorites. Also, we honor a singer-songwriter lost too soon.
Artists and organizations are struggling, but some new local and national opportunities are helping out with awards, residencies and art submission opportunities.
Click here, click there, and voila, a new world of theatre, dance, drag and community will appear.
Interpreting other musician's classics can be tough. Some fine accomplishments include film soundtracks, Billie Holiday and Leonard Cohen tributes, and the amazing senior chorus that brings a touching new perspective on Bowie and Rolling Stones hits.
Reading 'All the Young Men,' Ruth Coker Burks' big-hearted memoir, brings that singular kind of consolation, and even joy, that comes with the finding of meaning in tragedy.
Queen Latifah's terrific in 'The Equalizer,' 'Clarice' brings back "The Silence of the Lambs" character, and the late Christopher Plummer is remembered.
Remember chatting after the curtain call? Marin Theater Company's online staging of Lauren Gunderson's 'The Catastrophist' and "goofy-cute" Ryan J.Haddad's autobiographical 'Hi, Are You Single?' will make you crave a post-performance discussion.
'Falling,' written and directed in his debut by Viggo Mortensen, adds itself to a list of several current films involving elders and dementia, with an obscured gay angle. Despite its poetic visuals, it lacks full characterization.