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Soprano Susanna Phillips: This Week With San Francisco Symphony, 9/30 through 10/3

Sean Martinfield | Posted 09.29.2016 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

This week San Francisco Symphony presents soprano Susanna Phillips in Samuel Barber's enduring composition from 1947, Knoxville: Summer of 1915.

A Profile of Soprano Christine Brewer - At the Interlochen Summer Arts Festival, 8/2

Sean Martinfield | Posted 07.29.2016 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

On Sunday, August 2, the lucky attendants at this year's Interlochen Summer Arts Festival will hear soprano Christine Brewer perform Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915.

A Conversation with Mario Frangoulis: International Tenor Debuts in San Francisco, April 4th

Sean Martinfield | Posted 06.01.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

This year tenor Mario Frangoulis observes his twenty-fifth anniversary as a concert and recording artist and performer in musical theatre.

LOOK: Grumpy Cat, Eat Your Heart Out

Posted 10.07.2013 | Women

Before Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub ... there was Pussums. Actress and singer Jeanette MacDonald's cat was obviously as well-dressed as she was back in t...

San Francisco, Starring Jeanette MacDonald, to Be Featured at the Castro Theatre's 90th Anniversary

Sean Martinfield | Posted 08.03.2012 | Home
Sean Martinfield

This month marks the 90th anniversary of the Castro Theatre, San Francisco's last fully functioning movie palace. With its towering and pulsating neon sign, the theatre is in the heart of one of the easiest recognized and most visited neighborhoods in the world.

Astoria Characters: The Woman With 101 Candles on Her Cake

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.08.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Pull open the drapes! Betty Gelb wants to see the sunshine. She's as excited as a kid going to the circus because she's opened her eyes to another day. She's pushing 102, and, hey, you never know.