San Jose Stage Company - Season 37 announcement

What’s Happening: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ leads San Jose Stage 2019-2020 season

San Jose Stage Company this week revealed its upcoming 2019-2020 season.The Rocky Horror Show kicks off the line-up which also features Stephen Karam's The Humans, Broadway musical Chicago and Tracy Letts' August: Osage County. See below for all the details and dates.“Our 37th Season is filled with award-winning plays...

What’s Happening: Fun-filled 13th annual Food Film Festival coming to NYC

And lucky for me I just happen to be spending October in NYC so I finally get to go to this year’s Food Film Festival, which runs from October 24-27, 2019. Since I don't want to miss any of the fun, I’m jumping on one of those early bird-VIP...
Jonathan Euseppi - Grief is Horny

What’s Happening On Stage: ‘Grief is Horny’ at SF Fringe Festival

"One man, one cat suit, every possible emotion."

What’s Happening in Film: Kino Lorber September 2019 video release line-up

Distributor Kino Lorber has revealed its upcoming line-up for September. Yorgos Lanthimos' Dogtooth leads a strong field which includes 14 films in all.Fans of indie film know Kino Lorber as a great source for often overlooked, decidedly non-Hollywood content.If you're a fan of film festivals and aren't exactly enamored...
Q Ball Film Review - San Francisco Film Festival

‘Q Ball’ Film Review: Rehabilitation is possible and even essential

Closing night at the 2019 San Francisco Film Festival featured Q Ball, a powerful documentary about basketball with Kevin Durant as an executive producer. This was the premiere showing for the film. A Fox Sports Film release, Q Ball has multiple producers and executive producers.In this film director and...
Leslie Odom with the San Francisco Symphony - Review

In Review: Leslie Odom with the San Francisco Symphony

While Lin Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton musical continues to light up the stage at a SHN theater, one of its original stars lit up the stage at the San Francisco Symphony during the weekend just past.Leslie Odom, Jr., best known to many Hamilton fans as vice president Aaron Burr, is...
Lloyd Suh - Playwright - The Chinese Lady - Magic Theatre, San Francisco

What’s Happening: ‘Chinese Lady’ to kick off Magic Theatre 2019-2020 season

The Chinese Lady is scheduled to kick off Magic Theatre's 2019-2020 season. Lloyd Suh's play, inspired by a true story, tells the story of Afong Moy, the first Chinese woman to arrive on American soil. Mina Morita directs. The run is scheduled for October 9 through November 3, 2019.In...

What’s Happening: Kronos Festival at SFJAZZ (Review)

During its 2019-2020 season the SFJAZZ Center will feature more than 400 concerts in its Civic Center location. Included are residencies by such luminaries as Marcus Shelby. Last April the venue hosted the NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert which honored Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, Reggie Workman and Dorthaan Kirk.Late...
Review: Beautiful Carole King Musical at SHN Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco

San Francisco Stage: Feel-good Carole King musical hits all the right notes

Leaving the SHN Golden Gate Theatre in a good mood, you won’t even mind the traffic jam outside the theater.