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8/28/2017

Fans of City Arts & Lectures may have noticed a subtle shift lately, as programming has begun to skew younger and more diverse: In the past two years,... More»

8/16/2017

It’s not necessarily a pretty sight, but that mascara-running-down-your-face, snot-bubbling-up, tears-turning-to-cackling-laughter fit of hysterics... More»

8/11/2017

  Sam Shepard was mythic. Through his mind-bending and heartbreaking plays and prose, he bared his soul and swagger while... More»

8/10/2017

The Bay Area–bred dream-pop group is bringing its summer vibes to... More»

8/8/2017

  It’s June 17, the second day of the 50th-anniversary edition of the Monterey International Pop Festival, and Gregg... More»

8/7/2017

Green Day’s massive tour stop at the Oakland Coliseum Saturday night wasn’t a reunion or a bucket-list-check-off deal, like... More»

8/3/2017

  The Odyssey is literature’s ultimate homecoming story. For Marcus Gardley, it’s providing a literal homecoming.... More»

8/1/2017

  It’s 2017 and you haven’t seen Hamilton yet. You got locked out of scoring reasonably priced tickets online when... More»

7/28/2017

Is it art if it has not been Instagrammed? That is the philosophical question of the day, as museums, both blue-chip and otherwise, are designing... More»

7/25/2017

  In Swan Huntley’s 2016 hit psychological thriller We Could Be Beautiful, the Marin-based writer cast her acerbic eye for... More»

7/25/2017

  The Goddesses, Swan Huntley The skinny: Huntley (We Could Be Beautiful... More»