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After 20 years, the Cypress String Quartet disbanded, with a Farewell Concert at the Veterans Building on Sunday.
After 20 years as partners, the Cypress String Quartet played their last notes together on Sunday in a concert at the Veterans Building in San Francisco. Though the Farewell Concert was structured as a celebration, complete ...
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The annual Civic Center drunken mess is here again...
Returning books to the Main Library on Saturday morning, I walked through preparations for the annual, weekend-long Gay Pride Festival in Civic Center where the Asian Art Museum had installed new signage for the occasion. On...
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Malin Byström and Karita Mattila and the supporting cast, chorus and orchestra in the SF Opera's production of Jenůfa are perfection. Go see one of the four remaining performances or face scorn from true opera lovers forever.
There is a famous quote from the composer Richard Wagner to his lover Mathilde Wiesendock after he had finished composing the opera Tristan und Isolde. "I fear the opera will be banned unless the whole thing is parodied in a ...
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Real estate developer Angelo Sangiacomo died last year at the age of 91, leaving San Francisco with the monstrously ugly Trinity Plaza apartment complex, a 92-foot steel statue called "Venus," and rent control which was enacted when he gouged too many tenants with huge rent hikes in the 1970s.
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Watching heretics being murdered by religious fanatics in Verdi's "Don Carlo" at the SF Opera hours after learning about Orlando was an oddly rich, healing experience. Go see the opera if you can. It's great.
Watching Verdi's epic opera Don Carlo on Sunday afternoon at the San Francisco Opera, a few hours after learning of the Orlando gay bar massacre, was an unusually rich experience. The opera is based on a long, complex 1787 Fr...
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Lovely wooden picnic tables have gone up in Civic Center Plaza today for Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote address at Bill Graham on Monday.
A small army of laborers are setting up wooden tables and chairs today in the center of the usually empty Civic Center Plaza... ...and metal fencing along with 24-hour security guards stationed around the perimeter. There a...
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The Cypress String Quartet's Farewell Concert
After 20 years as partners, the Cypress String Quartet played their last notes together on Sunday in a concert at the Veterans Building in San Francisco. Though the Farewell Concert was structured as a celebration, complete with a catered reception after th...
After 20 years as partners, the Cypress String Quartet played their last notes together on Sunday in a concert at the Veterans Building in San Francisco. Though the Farewell Concert was structured as a celebration, complete ...
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Returning books to the Main Library on Saturday morning, I walked through preparations for the annual, weekend-long Gay Pride Festival in Civic Center where the Asian Art Museum had installed new signage for the occasion. On the various stages scattered aro...
Returning books to the Main Library on Saturday morning, I walked through preparations for the annual, weekend-long Gay Pride Festival in Civic Center where the Asian Art Museum had installed new signage for the occasion. On...
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The Overwhelming Beauty of Jenůfa
There is a famous quote from the composer Richard Wagner to his lover Mathilde Wiesendock after he had finished composing the opera Tristan und Isolde . "I fear the opera will be banned unless the whole thing is parodied in a bad performance: only mediocre ...
There is a famous quote from the composer Richard Wagner to his lover Mathilde Wiesendock after he had finished composing the opera Tristan und Isolde. "I fear the opera will be banned unless the whole thing is parodied in a ...
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SOMA Construction
The building boom continues unabated in the South of Market district, with cranes popping up everywhere. This particular hole in the ground is on Folsom Street next to Brainwash between 7th and 8th Streets. Watching workers assembling the monster crane over...
The building boom continues unabated in the South of Market district, with cranes popping up everywhere. This particular hole in the ground is on Folsom Street next to Brainwash between 7th and 8th Streets. Watching workers...
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Don Carlo at SF Opera
Watching Verdi's epic opera Don Carlo on Sunday afternoon at the San Francisco Opera, a few hours after learning of the Orlando gay bar massacre, was an unusually rich experience. The opera is based on a long, complex 1787 Friedrich Schiller play which is a...
Watching Verdi's epic opera Don Carlo on Sunday afternoon at the San Francisco Opera, a few hours after learning of the Orlando gay bar massacre, was an unusually rich experience. The opera is based on a long, complex 1787 Fr...
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Apple in Civic Center Plaza
A small army of laborers are setting up wooden tables and chairs today in the center of the usually empty Civic Center Plaza... ...and metal fencing along with 24-hour security guards stationed around the perimeter. There are even fancy portable toilets ins...
A small army of laborers are setting up wooden tables and chairs today in the center of the usually empty Civic Center Plaza... ...and metal fencing along with 24-hour security guards stationed around the perimeter. There a...
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