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Lou Fancher

Lou Fancher is a San Francisco Bay Area writer. Her work has been published by WIRED.com, Diablo Magazine, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, InDance, East Bay Express, Oakland Magazine, SF Weekly, and others.  She is a children's book author, designer and illustrator, with over 50 books in print. Also a choreographer, ballet master and teacher, she coaches professional ballet and contemporary dance companies in the U. S. and Canada.  Visit her website online at www.johnsonandfancher.com.

Articles by this Author

Upcoming Concert
    November 21, 2017

    An immersive performance experience takes participants through the streets and hidden corners of San Francisco.

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    Upcoming Concert
    November 15, 2017

    The dance company is blurring boundaries for Cal Performances, but also acknowledging the complexity of that act.

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    Artist Spotlight
    November 15, 2017

    The rising soprano reflects on her evolution as a singer and on preparing for her upcoming role in Girls of the Golden West.

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    Recital Review
    November 13, 2017

    Environmental sounds animate the New Zealander’s vital compositions.

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    Artist Spotlight
    November 10, 2017

    The mezzo-soprano, soon to appear in Girls of the Golden West, is poised to take on big challenges in art and life.

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    Upcoming Concert
    November 3, 2017

    The Partition of British India unfolds in the multimedia melding of Classical Indian and Western music, dance, and art.

    More about Nava Dance Theatre »
    Upcoming Concert
    October 20, 2017

    The Finnish conductor joins the S.F. Symphony for a program of Sibelius and Shostakovich

    More about San Francisco Symphony »
    Upcoming Concert
    October 14, 2017

    The Parksville Murders is a new opera designed and performed for the virtual-reality environment.

    More about Opera on Tap »
    Artist Spotlight
    October 7, 2017

    A concert with San José State University Symphony Orchestra will feature Cahill playing a Harrison piano concerto.

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    Upcoming Concert
    October 3, 2017

    The collaboration between the poetry of Youth Speaks and Kronos Quartet, under the direction of Sean San José, is opening ears and eyes.

    More about San Francisco Performances »
    Upcoming Concert
    September 16, 2017

    Smuin’s season opener features the lauded choreographer’s Requiem for a Rose.

    More about Smuin »
    Upcoming Concert
    September 5, 2017

    Music, dance, theater, and visual art spark inquiry and conversation during the 10-day festival at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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    Upcoming Concert
    August 2, 2017

    The San Francisco String Trio celebrates Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

    More about Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse »
    Upcoming Concert
    July 29, 2017

    SFCV talks with violinist and budding orchestra chair Shiho Takashima about the universal language of music.

    More about Cal Performances »
    Upcoming Concert
    July 14, 2017

    Special concerts and impromptu performances ring out on a dozen pianos festooning the garden.

    More about San Francisco Botanical Garden Society »
    Upcoming Concert
    July 5, 2017

    Composer Joseph M. Columbo’s new opera challenges the conventional perceptions of the genre.

    More about Opera Theater Unlimited »
    Artist Spotlight
    June 27, 2017

    A top cancer researcher nurses a lifelong passion for singing and songwriting. Now she’s releasing her second album.

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    Upcoming Concert
      June 9, 2017

      Carlos Aguirre brings together San Jose youth with artists Cellista and soprano Alexandra Sessler to create new music.

      More about Opera Cultura »
      Feature Article
      May 26, 2017

      Eun Lee, a busy educator, conductor, and musician battles for social justice one note at a time.

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      May 16, 2017
      The exuberant two-week festival builds bridges — not walls — between cultures. ...

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