Tom Stoppard's genius has never shone more brightly than in Arcadia, his intricate and passionate exploration of the pursuit of cutting-edge scientific knowledge, arcane literary discovery, artistic and scholarly fame, and uninhibited, uncommitted sex.
photo by Lisa Keating It's hard to walk away from a Mike Leigh production and not appreciate the brilliance in the Brit's wit and ability to make...
There are a lot of places in the Bay Area to make Mom's day even more special. We've outlined some Sunday offerings below. You can also visit the Top 10 Mother's Day Brunch Restaurants in the Bay Area to read restaurant reviews. Make a reservation, and don't forget to bring a present!
Having weathered a major regulatory attack, Lyft, SideCar, and Uber are on the verge of becoming the default mode of urban transport.
The basic idea of communities controlling more of their own power mix in order to lower costs, increase renewables and protect the environment is sound. But the Shell contract with San Francisco will create no new renewables while raising green house gases.
Mr. Landsel, with all that being said, I'm hoping you are starting to catch what I'm pitching. Just as our homeless population stinks, so do your arguments.
If you love music and films about music, the one screening not to miss at this year's Sonoma International Film Festival is Boogie Stomp.
Forget the Fisherman's Wharf, Alcatraz and Ghirardelli Square. We're taking you on a local's tour of San Francisco.
The Bay Lights is a living, moving example of how art can help transform a city -- on many fronts -- and it certainly illuminates the importance of public art, in general.
Formerly known as San Francisco's ugly step-sibling, Oakland has slipped on its glass slippers and emerged as one of the Bay Area's hottest restaurant, music, and culture spots.
Comedy rarely takes blacker form than it does in George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor. At the same time, the pursuit of laughs rarely takes more timely, absurd and hilarious form than it does in this world premiere being staged by American Conservatory Theater.
Call it what you will, I fell in love with NOPA at first sight. I love its mellow mood.
There is a folk tale / fairy tale feel to this month's San Francisco Silent Film Festival. The festival's upcoming winter event, a now annual day-long series of screenings at the Castro Theater, takes place on Saturday, February 16.
Playwright Anthony Clarvoe credits Anton Chekhov with providing much of the inspiration for his drama Our Practical Heaven, which is receiving its world premiere at Aurora Theatre in Berkeley. It's doubtful that the Russian master would be flattered.
Mary Pickford: Queen of the Movies was published to mark the 120th anniversary of the birth of the silent era's most accomplished, most popular and most beloved stars. Recently, its author answered some questions about her new book and the importance of Pickford.