Culture

Stark Insider is headed on location Oct. 2 through 12 for the annual Mill Valley Film Festival. Hillary Swank scheduled to attend opening night.

San Francisco Arts
Clinton Stark
09.29.2014

A new play starring … corporate consultants? Can it possibly work? A resounding yes and yes.

Max Rosenak in Magic Theatre's production of "Bad Jews" (Photo: Jennifer Reiley)
Family
BY | 09.22.14

In Magic Theatre’s latest Bay Area Premiere, ‘Bad Jews’ by playwright Joshua Harmon, we are drawn into an intensely personal debate about family, identity and tolerance.

Old Hats - A.C.T. San Francisco - Review
need you & feed you at 64
BY | 09.19.14

Old Hats is about growing older in a clown’s body – a subject near and dear to those who feebly thwart increasing decrepitude.

Audience with Meow Meow - Berkeley Rep Theatre Review
Not how they do it at the Bolshoi...
BY | 09.15.14

Don’t think for a minute that she’ll give you any of that Je ne veux pas dejeuner stuff.

MVFF37-Dolby-Press-Conference-2953
San Francisco Film
BY | 09.12.14

MVFF: What to expect at one of the year’s most anticipated non-competitive film festivals.

Strand Theater Renovation - A.C.T. - 2014
Theater & Arts
BY | 09.11.14

A.C.T. enters public phase of capital campaign to build The Strand Theater in San Francisco’s Central Market neighborhood.

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Independent Cinema
BY | 09.09.14

Writer-director Tommy Lee Jones brings anti-western, ‘The Homesman’, to 37th edition of the Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF). Hillary Swank to attend.

Rigoletto-Opera-San-Jose-Review
Damn vile courtiers!
BY | 09.09.14

Rigoletto’s so direct and so fast paced, it’s as if the bel canto world of Bellini and Rosetti never happened.

Wicked-Chandra-Lee-Schwartz-Interview
On Location
BY | 09.08.14 VIDEO

Watch backstage video: set of ‘Wicked’, plus a ride in Glinda’s magical bubble. “It’s good to see me, isn’t it?!” Loni Stark talks with Chandra Lee Schwartz about the Broadway blockbuster.