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San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - Karaoke opening night at The Castro Theatre

‘Karaoke’ opens San Francisco Jewish Film Festival at The Castro Theatre

Director Moshe Rosenthal's Karaoke is scheduled to open the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. Now in its 42nd year, the SFJFF opening night will take place at The Castro Theatre (429 Castro St., San Francisco) on Thursday, July 21, 2022. Rosenthal will attend in addition to Lior Ashkenazi (Actor), Lexi Leban...
Miss You Like Hell

What’s Happening: City Lights Theater Company announces 40th season

Another milestone theater achievement has been unlocked here in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Jose-based City Lights Theater Company (non-profit, 1982, 100 seats) has announced their 40th season. The full six-show schedule can be seen below in detail, and features two shows previously planned (2020-2021) prior to COVID-19, in...
June 18 Pride Night at the Opera After-Party Includes Lip-Sync Contest: Aria Edition, Best Pride Look Competition, Selfie Stations and More with Guest Host Donna Sachet

San Francisco Opera Celebrates Pride Month with June 18 Pride Night at the Opera and June 26 San Francisco Pride Parade

"San Francisco Opera is Proud." San Francisco Opera today announced its plans for celebrating Pride. After a three-year absence due to the pandemic and Covid-19, the non-profit announced Pride will return Saturday, June 18 with "Pride Night at the Opera." The 52nd Pride Parade is scheduled for the following weekend on...
What to Expect for the Next Oculus Headset

What to expect for the next Oculus headset

COVID-19 has delayed the project most likely into 2021.
Apple 2020 Spring Event - What to Expect

What we can expect to see from Apple this Spring

Many things stand in the way of any new phone launch — including the temporary shutdown of some of Apple's major suppliers.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Here’s what’s steaming in April on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime

Whether you're bored or are an auditory learner looking for a documentary to play in the background, there's something for you.
5 reasons why 4K is best for 1080p video delivery

5 Reasons 4K is the best way to film for 1080p

There’s no excuse in 2019 to be shooting in 1080p. Whip out your camera, switch it to 4K and don’t look back.
How video production lets you sell something, without selling it

How video production lets you sell something, without selling it

Modern video marketing is less about filming commercial and more about creating short films for brands.
Entrepreneurship: The Top 5 Fundamentals of Starting Your Own Gig

Entrepreneurship: Top 5 Fundamentals of Starting Your Own Gig

With a touch of entrepreneurial knack and drive, you can attain your goals, achieve the flexibility you’ve always wanted in a career and run your own shop just as you please.