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ACT raises $31M, establishes first endowment

According to the Los Angeles Times, American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco—one of our favorite theaters in the Bay Area—has raised close to $31M via its first ever endowment. Called The Next Generation Campaign, the effort took 5 years.It's great news, and a welcome start to 2010. Last...

The Bill Graham Memorial Foundation Presents ‘Bill’s Birthday Bash’ – Featuring Cake, Dan Hicks, and Fishbear

The Bill Graham Memorial Foundation will blast into the new year with an exciting concert event to celebrateBill’s Birthday Bash, an evening of great music, rare musical collaborations, a killer silent auction upstairs in the Poster Room with signed posters, rare collectibles, baseball tickets, concert tickets, dinners, memorabilia, and...

An evening of ‘Yes Sweet Can’ at Sweet Can Productions Circus

Yes Sweet Can explores the theme of resourcefulness in an intimate setting where the first row of the audience is on the actual stage of the circus performance.
Sushi Rock San Francisco - Restaurant Review

Sushi Rock, San Francisco: Sushi and bento boxes served at a fast and friendly tempo

Surprisingly, one of my favorite dishes from what we selected from the menu was the sea bass teriyaki.

‘Welcome to the NeighborHOOD Project’ at Sargent Johnson Gallery in San Francisco

After a tour of the exhibit, I entered the theater for some fairy godmother magic with the production of 'Cinderella'.

Theater review: ‘Cinderella’ enchants, casts magical spell of non-stop laugher for entire family

You've seen Cinderella before, but not like this laugh-out-loud, delightful family rendition by the African-American Shakespeare Company.The famous rag-to-riches story gets a soulful makeover, taking place in the bayous of Louisiana. The traditional elements are all here—the slipper, the nasty stepsisters, the prince, and the pursuit of love and...
OVO Cirque du Soleil San Francisco

Cirque du Soleil’s OVO: An evening at the big top with insects and an egg

I stepped into the magical world of acrobatic insects under Cirque du Soleil's blue and yellow big top.

Theater review: Cirque du Soleil ‘OVO’ – Oh wow!

There's a reason why Cirque du Soleil remains a worldwide phenomena. The latest evidence is the vibrant show OVO now playing at Le Grand Chapiteau at AT&T Park in San Francisco (and coming to San Jose February 4, 2010).Insects never looked so colorful, animated—this is how a live stage version of...

On Location: Insects! OVO by Cirque du Soleil in San Francisco

Under le Grand Chapiteau in San Francisco, teeming insects, a mysterious egg...

Bay Area Theater and Arts Guide Update: Welcome San Francisco Symphony

This morning we're pleased to welcome the San Francisco Symphony to the SSC Bay Area Theater and Arts Guide.Eugene Lee, CEO of Socialtext in Palo Alto, will be leading coverage for the SF Symphony along with other classical, opera and jazz venues such as San Francisco Opera, San Jose...