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Baritone Kihun Yoon stole the show as Gianni Schicci in Merola's double bill last weekend...
The way art ages is mysterious. Whether it's literature, visual, performance, or in the case of opera a mixture of all three arts, the fashions and enthusiasms of one period often look ridiculous to another generation, and ma...
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West Edge Opera's wildly ambitious three-opera repertory season opens tonight with a production of Berg's "Lulu" at the abandoned Oakland train station. Here's a preview...
West Edge Opera, founded in 1979 as Berkeley Opera, is opening their three-week festival season this Saturday evening with a wildly ambitious roster of three operas in repertory at three non-traditional locations scattered ar...
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A sequel to Shit & Champagne finally arrives...
D'Arcy Drollinger has finally produced a sequel to Shit & Champagne, her hit cult drag queen/blaxploitation movie/kung fu stage lampoon that has been bouncing around San Francisco for the last couple of years. The final revi...
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Champagne White and The Temple of Poon
D'Arcy Drollinger has finally produced a sequel to Shit & Champagne , her hit cult drag queen/blaxploitation movie/kung fu stage lampoon that has been bouncing around San Francisco for the last couple of years. The final revival of the show was earlier this...
D'Arcy Drollinger has finally produced a sequel to Shit & Champagne, her hit cult drag queen/blaxploitation movie/kung fu stage lampoon that has been bouncing around San Francisco for the last couple of years. The final revi...
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Schwabacher Summer Concert 2015
San Francisco Opera's summer boot camp for young professionals, the Merola Opera Program, inaugurated its annual series of public performances on Thursday evening at the SF Conservatory with the Schwabacher Summer Concert. Nine singers performed long chunks...
San Francisco Opera's summer boot camp for young professionals, the Merola Opera Program, inaugurated its annual series of public performances on Thursday evening at the SF Conservatory with the Schwabacher Summer Concert. Ni...
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Palm Springs Revivals
The small Southern California desert resort town of Palm Springs is one of the most bizarrely interesting places in the world right now. Seemingly every male homosexual in the Western world over the age of 55 has decided to move to the place in the last dec...
The small Southern California desert resort town of Palm Springs is one of the most bizarrely interesting places in the world right now. Seemingly every male homosexual in the Western world over the age of 55 has decided to ...
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Voices From The Grave at Merola Opera
The way art ages is mysterious. Whether it's literature, visual, performance, or in the case of opera a mixture of all three arts, the fashions and enthusiasms of one period often look ridiculous to another generation, and many works are thrown onto the his...
The way art ages is mysterious. Whether it's literature, visual, performance, or in the case of opera a mixture of all three arts, the fashions and enthusiasms of one period often look ridiculous to another generation, and ma...
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West Edge Opera Preview
West Edge Opera, founded in 1979 as Berkeley Opera, is opening their three-week festival season this Saturday evening with a wildly ambitious roster of three operas in repertory at three non-traditional locations scattered around Oakland. Alban Berg's notor...
West Edge Opera, founded in 1979 as Berkeley Opera, is opening their three-week festival season this Saturday evening with a wildly ambitious roster of three operas in repertory at three non-traditional locations scattered ar...
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A sequel to Shit & Champagne finally arrives...
D'Arcy Drollinger has finally produced a sequel to Shit & Champagne, her hit cult drag queen/blaxploitation movie/kung fu stage lampoon that has been bouncing around San Francisco for the last couple of years. The final revi...
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Mezzo-soprano Raehann Bryce-Davis stole the show as Princess Eboli at the Schwabacher Summer Concert last Thursday...
San Francisco Opera's summer boot camp for young professionals, the Merola Opera Program, inaugurated its annual series of public performances on Thursday evening at the SF Conservatory with the Schwabacher Summer Concert. Ni...
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A short essay on 1970s radical sex culture, reassembled, in Palm Springs...
The small Southern California desert resort town of Palm Springs is one of the most bizarrely interesting places in the world right now. Seemingly every male homosexual in the Western world over the age of 55 has decided to ...
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A new David Best pagoda temple has arisen at Patricia's Green in Hayes Valley ten years after an earlier version inaugurated the park...
Ten years ago this summer, the tiny park called Patricia's Green in the Hayes Valley opened, along with a pagoda temple created by sculptor David Best and his volunteer Temple Crew. The temple was only supposed to stand for ...
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