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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
    September 20, 2019

    The local favorite tours in support of a new CD inspired by the late Sven Asmussen and other string wizards.

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    Upcoming Concert
    September 20, 2019

    The gifted Ahn siblings bring a genre-bending slate to the Four Season Arts season opener.

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    Upcoming Concert
    September 16, 2019

    The company’s artistic director completes her large-canvas, Afro-futurism trilogy, in a four-performance lineup.

    More about PUSH Dance Company »
    Artist Spotlight
    September 3, 2019

    The influential guitarist talks about his famous violin collection and upcoming gigs at the Freight & Salvage.

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    Feature Article
    August 13, 2019

    Lang talks about parenting, life lessons, and what makes a piece of music worth listening to again and again.

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    Artist Spotlight
    August 2, 2019

    The violinist talks about performing the revered jazz trumpeter’s new violin concerto at the Cabrillo Festival on Aug. 11.

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    Artist Spotlight
    July 26, 2019

    The busy soprano talks about her artistic evolution and her demanding lead role in West Edge Opera’s Breaking the Waves.

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    Artist Spotlight
    July 26, 2019

    The prolific polymath talks about her upcoming premiere, the progress of women composers, and her commitment to music education.

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    Artist Spotlight
    July 6, 2019

    The intrepid choreographer talks about her upcoming project at ODC, new initiatives, and a career spent breaking boundaries.

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    Upcoming Concert
    July 1, 2019

    Flower Piano once again transforms the SF Botanical Garden with a dozen interactive chamber-music salons.

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    Upcoming Concert
    June 7, 2019

    YBCA hosts The Exceptionally Elderly Overweight Black Man Phoenix on June 14.

    More about Robert Moses' Kin »
    Upcoming Concert
    May 10, 2019

    The award-winning Orihara explores the intersection of American and Japanese modern-dance traditions as expressed by women choreographers.

    More about Theatre of Yugen »
    Artist Spotlight
    April 23, 2019

    The prolific composer and performer talks about her new album and her life of listening and creating.

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    Artist Spotlight
    April 12, 2019

    The eclectic pianist chats about her influences and inspirations for Holes in the Sky.

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    Upcoming Concert
    April 8, 2019

    Ensemble Illume shine light on unusual trios from Brahms and Kaija Saariaho on April 13.

    More about Episcopal Church of the Incarnation »
    Upcoming Concert
    April 5, 2019

    Informed by veteran soldiers and a serving battalion, Kay’s work touches on every aspect of war and its aftermath on the people who wage it.

    More about San Francisco Performances »
    Upcoming Concert
      March 19, 2019

      Tammy Hall, Maria Muldaur, and Kim Nalley are among the 11 jazz artists joining Benin in her annual celebration of Bay Area women in music.

      More about Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse »
      Artist Spotlight
      March 1, 2019

      Koh delves deep into her profound connection with the Finnish composer and talks about a new project steeped in her family’s history.

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      Artist Spotlight
      February 14, 2019

      The acclaimed, prolific choreographer is making more time to do what she does best: create.

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      Upcoming Concert
      February 7, 2019

      The career activist chooses music that energizes the spirit and engenders joy.

      More about Oakland Symphony »

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