Although this year’s nominees don’t represent the industry’s growing diversity, they should be represented in the Oscars telecast.
The great American soprano turned 95 in February. Here’s where to start with her storied decades of recording.
The singer-songwriter’s own musical journey has been informed by her father Johnny’s legacy.
This expansive essay explores the cultural contradictions of the Harlem Renaissance and American culture informing Still’s musical achievements.
Social-justice advocacy is all in a day’s work for the virtuosic drummer. Her run of five unique shows at SFJAZZ starts Feb. 16.
A new generation of visionary directors stands tradition on its head to find relevant ways to present opera.
What to explore first in the great pianist’s recordings.
The dynamic dancer/choreographer/educator brings her company to the Hammer Theatre Feb. 4.
The San Mateo company made a name for itself with a hip-hop rendition of Nutcracker. Its 21st-century takes on Guys and Dolls and Cinderella premiere this spring.
Guitarist Django Reinhardt’s musical legacy continues to thrive in California and beyond.