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  The dance world gets rather, um, intimate this month with the premiere of Detour Dance’s ... More»


  A certain degree of planning is necessary in order to stage a death—but to stage eight? That is an exercise in nimbleness. And it... More»


  Berkeley’s sociopolitical wisecracker W. Kamau Bell will debut United Shades of America, a “race and travel” (his... More»


  Give your screen-weary eyeballs a break and let another sense take the lead. This month, SFMOMA and Fort Mason Center present sound artist... More»


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  This month, Ms. “Let It Go” herself, Idina Menzel, comes to our fair city in... More»


  Times have changed since the ’90s, when Mission School artists reigned in the streets of San Francisco, but the godfathers of the... More»


  When nine-time Tony Award–winning producer Carole Shorenstein Hays severed ties last year with the Broadway-production company she... More»