In Wine Country: Chardonnay Pinot Classic coming to Napa this summer
"Winemaker's grape" once again featured in third year of event in 2023
Bay Area Stage: ‘Nollywood Dreams’ to open San Francisco Playhouse 21st season
Line-up includes World Premiere and West Coast Premiere plays, runs September 2023 to September 2024
In The Arts: ‘Aren’t You…?’ opening in Berkeley
Fred Pitts’ lauded solo work Aren’t You…? will be opening in Berkeley next month. Details below. The San Francisco Bay Area actor "recounts his hilarious journey to visit all 21 California Mission churches, where he discovers that being black makes him an instant celebrity – the question is which one?" Look for the...
Marivaux’s ‘The Triumph of Love’ opens in April at Shotgun Players in Berkeley
Unifying theme of 2023 season is love
In San Francisco: Broadway production ‘Into the Woods’ coming to The Curran this summer
“Best to take the moment present As a present for the moment” Expect lots of witty word play and musical moments when Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods arrives this summer in San Francisco. The Curran Theater announced the acclaimed Broadway production would receive a one-week engagement. Scheduled to run June 20 through June...
‘A Statue for Ballybunion’ to make U.S. premiere at San Jose Playhouse
Finally. Organizers at San Jose Playhouse say that after delays due to the pandemic its long awaited production of A Statue For Ballybunion is ready for its U.S. premiere next month. Based on a true story, the comedy is based on "a core group of Ballybunion residents who hatch a...
Marsh Berkeley adds showings of ‘Fool La La Gift’ in honor of Black History Month
The Marsh Berkeley today announced that as it celebrates Black History Month the theater has added special performances of Unique Derique's family-friendly Fool La La Gift. Available in-person or via livestream, the show shines a light "on different African American entertainers who contributed to the performing arts – from Sammy...
Bay Area Big Screen: Robbie Banfitch’s ‘The Outwaters’ now playing Rohnert Park in the SF Bay Area
We all die in the dark. "Four travelers encounter menacing phenomena while camping in a remote stretch of the Mojave Desert." That's the premise for the new found footage film The Outwaters. See official trailer below, in addition to a just released new clip. Written and directed by Robbie Banfitch (New Brunswick,...
Cinequest film festival arrives August 2023 in Silicon Valley
Team Cinequest today announced dates for its upcoming film festivals. First up is the Cinejoy Virtual Festival taking place March 1-12, 2023. As the name implies this is an online experience that showcases live events and movies on its platform -- organizers note that a free registration is required. Later in...
San Francisco Opera offers new music, “fresh explorations” for 2023-24 season
Music Director Eun Sun Kim To Lead Annual Presentations of Works by Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner Beginning with IL TROVATORE and LOHENGRIN.