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Out There :: One Fraught Phone Call

By Roberto Friedman | Saturday Mar 25, 2017
Out There was in the house last Friday night as renowned Italian soprano Anna Caterina Antonacci (with pianist Donald Sulzen) performed Elle, the distraught character at the heart of Francis Poulenc's "La Voix humaine."

Meals on Wheels Braces for Cuts

By Cynthia Laird | Saturday Mar 25, 2017
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco is bracing for possible cuts now that President Donald Trump has released his proposed budget, but the chief executive officer stressed that clients should not panic.

Man on Life Support After Castro Bar Outburst

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Mar 25, 2017
A gay San Francisco man who had been acting violently at a Castro district bar is on life support, and the man's stepfather is attributing his condition to a sedative that he said first responders gave his son.

MA Students Take Part in Queer SF Travel Class

By Charlie Wagner | Saturday Mar 25, 2017
At first blush, spending spring break studying queer San Francisco might seem a bit too much navel-gazing even for the average LGBTQ San Franciscan. Think again!


By Erin Blackwell | Thursday Mar 23, 2017
This elegy for European consciousness is shot in black and white, with sudden subjective swings into color, notably when the missing man everyone holds in their hearts appears onscreen.


By Richard Dodds | Thursday Mar 23, 2017
Even at age 21, when the machinations that led to the landmark Supreme Court decision on abortion began, Norma McCorvey had a gritty history that had little poster-child promise.This play tells some of her story.

On the Tab :: March 23 - 30

Thursday Mar 23, 2017
Whether you like your music live or DJed, your drag shows lipsynched or live (with sitcom or shade-throwing hilarity), and your gogos hot and/or heavy, plenty of nightlife fun awaits this week.

Bonjour, Bob!

By by David-Elijah Nahmod | Monday Mar 20, 2017
"I think I'm universally funny," he said. "Funny is funny."

Ambitious Ballet

By Paul Parish | Sunday Mar 19, 2017
Two ambitious mixed bills alternate at San Francisco Ballet through this Sunday at the Opera House, while last weekend Cristal Pite's dance company Kidd Pivot from Canada outdanced anything I've seen at the ballet, at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley.

Becoming Monet

By Sura Wood | Sunday Mar 19, 2017
It's difficult to picture Claude Monet as a young starving artist, little-known outside a small coterie of fellow artists, critics and collectors, but indeed, he was once just that. So how did he emerge from deprivation, sacrifice and relative obscurity?

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