Jasmine Liu is a writer and journalist from the San Francisco Bay Area who comments on literature in translation, contemporary art, classical music, and more. More of her work is available at www.jasmineliu.blog. Articles By This Author Music News A Festival Focuses on Asian American Experiences and Musicians Jasmine Liu - October 12, 2021 Bard Conservatory’s China Now Music Festival is shot through with California connections and really needs to be performed on the West Coast. Music News Ray Bradbury Gets a Fresh Reading in “The Illustrated Pianist” Jasmine Liu - September 8, 2021 Seven composer/pianists and a visual artist interpret the author’s imaginative tales at an Old First Concert on Sept. 11. Music News A Feature Film Inspired by Boccaccio’s Tales of Love During the Black Death Jasmine Liu - August 19, 2021 San Francisco’s ODC/Dance premieres Up for Air/Decameron, a project four years in the works. Music News Local Broadcast Legend Bill Lueth Inducted Into Hall of Fame Jasmine Liu - August 17, 2021 The Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame acknowledges KDFC’s president for his career-long contributions. Music News Joseph Young Is Back on the Podium With Berkeley Symphony Jasmine Liu - August 3, 2021 The orchestra plays a reopening concert this week and looks ahead to its 50th season. Music News New Concert Venue Opens at Menlo School Jasmine Liu - July 7, 2021 The intimate space will host [email protected]’s main concerts. Music News MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett Donate $2.74 Billion to Arts and Civil-Rights Organizations Jasmine Liu - June 28, 2021 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, and Los Cenzontles are among the recipients. Music News Celebrate Pride Month With Music, Dance, Film, and More Jasmine Liu - June 8, 2021 The legendary SF Pride Parade is on hiatus for another year, but there are plenty of festivities to boost awareness and lift spirits. Preview Art Song of Black Composers Series Begins at The Marsh Jasmine Liu - May 8, 2021 Soprano Candace Johnson’s series begins with Adolphus Hailstork and features interviews as well as song.