Mark Jackson is recognized as one of the Bay Area's most adventurous and successful playwrights, but the pursuit of fresh challenges always carries an element of risk. Climbers sometimes slip. With Little Erik, his adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's rarely produced domestic drama Little Eyolf, Jackson slips badly.
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Here are some random but real hints: now that's using social lamestream media; the Alibaba effect has worn off; she got Mitt's help to be in the next debate; and they're trying to heal a 1,000-year-old rift.
The initiative seeks to reintroduce parole hearings and early releases. If it passes, nonviolent felons will come up for parole once they complete the basic term for their original offense.
Al Guido, chief operating officer of the San Francisco 49ers, led the conceptualization and the construction of the new $1.2 billion award-winning stadium, known for its innovations in both tech and sustainability practices.
Does the backlash from open offices, which comes precisely at the same cultural moment as the opening of Facebook's "largest open-plan office in the world," mean the open-plan's hegemony is soon to be over? If so, what comes next for the workplace?
We must reject the myopia, illogic and bad science of invasion biology in favor of reason, common sense and a broader understanding and appreciation of the changing nature of life on Earth.
What would you do if your kitten was kidnapped and abused? What if your dog was tortured by teenagers in a gang ritual? What if you knew of a trailer where dogs and cats had been abandoned, living without food, fresh air, or someone to take care of them?
By addressing how our responses to survivors play a critical role in the healing process, these women show that dealing with sexual assault should not be an individual's burden alone, but a collective responsibility we embrace with compassion and the utmost care.
Rather than distracting us from our daily concerns, the local burden of hosting the Super Bowl is refocusing attention on our city's greatest challenge -- the fast growing gap between rich and poor.
These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answers by Caltrain, commuter rail system serving the Bay Area between San Francisco, San Jose and Gilroy, on Quora. Q:
We must embrace these children after their traumatic experiences and tell them: "You are a loved human being who's worthy in our society, who has rights to freedom and liberty, and to being valued for mind, body, and soul."
2016 Presidential Election,
George W. Bush,
Hillary Clinton e-Mail Controversy,
Voting is finally about to begin in the Republican and Democratic presidential primary contests. That's exciting. But it may not last.
Mary Brown, Organizer of Valencia Street Bike Lanes + Historian of Mission Architecture, Passed on 12/10/15 - by Tina Gerhardt If you have biked down the Valencia Street Bike Lanes in San Francisco you have benefited from the organizing work of long-time SF Mission resident Mary Brown, who passed on...
Don't boycott our latest Week to Week news quiz; give it a try to see how much you know about what's going on. Here are some random but real hints: Bob Dole doesn't like him, either; friends spying on friends; bamboo isn't airtight; and the social network paid off. Answers...
ACT's one-man play, "Satchmo at the Waldorf," is set, post-performance, in Louis Armstrong spacious dressing room at the ritzy Waldorf Astoria hotel. Why does it matter that the name of the hotel is in the title of the play? Was this a particularly memorable concert by Satchmo?
For too long, college students have suffered in silence in the face of these attacks, hurt by a culture that encouraged these crimes to be swept under the rug. This is an epidemic and a stain upon our nation -- and it is long past time that Congress took action to address it.
42nd Street Moon,
A Christmas Carol,
Scrooge In Love,
Will Springhorn Jr.,
Many point to William Shakespeare as England's (as well as the world's) greatest dramatist. Others choose to identify the Victorian era as producing some of England's greatest literature.
Something we can do right now to combat pay inequality in the workplace is talk with our co-workers about our salaries. While Congress works to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act to address the multiple barriers to pay equality, knowing our rights could help us now.
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2016 Presidential Election,
Saturday Night Live,
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A Brooklynite turned "back-to-the-land" Vermont socialist who honeymooned in the Soviet Union and has far less executive experience than Sarah Palin vs. a fact-free braying bully boy billionaire real estate and gambling mogul bizarrely backed by evangelicals would be crazy enough. Toss in another New Yorker, a billionaire "daddy knows best" ex-mayor and media mogul who is no class traitor and we get the full banana republic experience.
Photo credit: Brooke Anderson What if our response to climate change created healthier communities? Could healthier habits lessen climate change? Oakland, California, a city of struggle and progress, is looking for the answers. Just like climate change, the city's problems often...