Arts & Culture

Out of the city & into the sheets

Out of the city & into the sheets

By Roberto Friedman

Even though Out There is a very urban person, we know that it's very important to get out of the big city every now and then. So we try to get away, and high on our list of destinations are the resorts, eateries and wineries of Sonoma County.

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By Paul Parish | February 19, 2019

San Francisco Ballet's second and third programs opened during the rains of last week and made many people glad they'd braved the downpours.

By Sura Wood | February 19, 2019

The received wisdom, at least for some, is that Impressionist master Claude Monet is too easy, but, as with all great artists, he only makes it look that way.


By Philip Campbell | February 19, 2019

The Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera, the thoroughly renovated fourth floor and basement of the Beaux Arts-designed Veterans Building, opened to enthusiastic praise three years ago. It is home to the 299-seat Diane and Ted Taube Atrium Theater.

By Roberto Friedman | February 19, 2019

Out There goes out & about to arts & cultural events five nights out of seven most weeks. It's a good way to stay involved, be a part of the city, see different neighborhoods and get out of our own personal bubble.


By Jim Gladstone | February 19, 2019

"Violet" is in bloom, and it's a sight to behold. Also, a joy to listen to.

By Jim Gladstone | February 19, 2019

Two forces are at war in "A White Girl's Guide to International Terrorism," a slow, soulful social drama and a hastily paced thriller.


By Tavo Amador | February 19, 2019

Some Best Picture Oscar winners were instantly inexplicable choices — "The Greatest Show on Earth" (1952), "Crash "(2005) — while others are a reflection of their time. Many transcend their eras. Several are worth watching again.

By David Lamble | February 19, 2019

The late Marlon Riggs (1957-94) captured a cultural movement in his 1989 music- and poetry-driven documentary "Tongues Untied: Black Men Loving Black Men."


By Brian Bromberger | February 19, 2019

In filmmaker Richard Yeagley's fly-on-the-wall documentary "The Sunday Sessions" (on DVD from FirstRun Features), behind-the-scenes footage reveals how a manipulative process works.

By Events Editor | February 13, 2019

Take a bow. You're supporting the arts, with local and visiting talents bringing you their vision of the world.


By David Lamble | February 12, 2019

In Germany's official entry for the Best Foreign Film Oscar "Never Look Away," director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck takes us through a horrific episode from the WWII genocidal tragedy known as the Holocaust.

By Philip Campbell | February 12, 2019

Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music," inspired by an Ingmar Bergman movie, endures as one of his most successful shows. It's that "Send in the Clowns" musical, as marketers are quick to remind.


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