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Michael Strickland
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Nicole Paiement and her Opera Parallèle company are a Bay Area treasure.

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Opera Parallèle's Flight
Last week Opera Parallèle offered a production of Flight , a British comic opera set in an airport departure lounge by Jonathan Dove which premiered at Glyndebourne in 1998 and has since been successfully performed around the world. There was much talk abou...

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The huge, Richard Serra oxidized steel sculpture, Sequence , is at the Howard Street entrance to the newly expanded SFMOMA. You can wander inside and outside the sculpture for free because the ticketing area for the museum is on the mezzanine above. I have ...

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John Adams curated a SoundBox concert on Saturday with his own music and that of young composers who "intimidated" him. It was great.

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John Adams at SoundBox
The world-famous Bay Area composer John Adams was the host for the latest SoundBox nightclub concert at the back of Davies Hall on Saturday night. The concert turned out to be a generous, fascinating introduction to the work of three young composers augment...

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James Gaffigan returned after seven years to the SF Symphony and the concert exceeded high expectations.

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The Return of James Gaffigan at the SF Symphony
After the Women's March two Saturdays ago, we went to Davies Hall to hear guest conductor James Gaffigan lead the San Francisco Symphony. Gaffigan was the associate conductor of the orchestra from 2006 and 2009 before launching an international career based...

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My take on last Saturday's Women's March in SF.

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A Tale of Two Marches, Part Two
Last Saturday afternoon we took a Van Ness bus towards the Civic Center but traffic wasn't moving, so we jumped off and walked with thousands of people on their way to the Women's March that was scheduled to begin its way down Market Street at 5PM. Like the...
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