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Michael Zwiebach - January 21, 2020

Bay Area musical organizations are recognized for far-ranging work.

Michael Zwiebach - January 7, 2020

The new Bowes Center will have some light-stepping new residents.

Janice Berman - January 2, 2020

Cunningham is a beautiful documentary that clarifies the choreographer’s place in dance history.

Lou Fancher - December 26, 2019

For three weeks in January, the artist-run festival presents cutting-edge dance, music, and performance art.

Janice Berman - December 13, 2019

It’s a time to admire not just the stars but the SF Ballet School, a key to the company’s success.

Annelies Zijderveld - December 12, 2019

This fresh production reimagines the Nutcracker story through African and Afro-Latinx eyes.

Janos Gereben - December 10, 2019

The Nutcracker season kicks off, and the orchestra looks ahead to a busy 2020.

Victoria Looseleaf - December 9, 2019

This radical retelling of the classic ballet takes birdwatching to delirious new heights.

Lou Fancher - December 6, 2019

Gravity-defying dancers celebrate the solstice in a Berkeley studio.

Andrew Gilbert - December 3, 2019

A packed evening at Fort Mason’s Cowell Theater highlights old masters and young dancers alike.