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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

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January 17, 2020

The late Kaiser CEO and community advocate chose a sparkling, gospel-tinged program for the Jan. 24 installment of the orchestra’s Playlist series.

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Artist Spotlight
January 11, 2020

SF Performances hosts the polymath composer/performer on Jan. 24 with Jennifer Koh and Vijay Iyer. He talks to SFCV about his evolving musical vision.

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Artist Spotlight
January 11, 2020

Telegraph violinist Eric Chin chats about their upcoming collaboration with the German composer and singer at SF Performances.

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Feature Article
January 5, 2020

The annual sampler of four new works is a boon to opera lovers, creators, and producers alike.

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December 26, 2019

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

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Feature Article
December 17, 2019

The innovative ensemble invests in the evolution of music by commissioning new works by emerging composers.

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Upcoming Concert
December 6, 2019

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

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Artist Spotlight
December 6, 2019

The pioneering electroacoustic composer talks about her collaboration with Eighth Blackbird on a piece to premiere Dec. 14.

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November 15, 2019

The intrepid revivalist opera company takes on Domenico Freschi’s 1680 comedy featuring a forward-leaning heroine.

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November 15, 2019

Founder Micaya talks about the bounty of styles and messages coming from around the world Nov. 22–24.

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Artist Spotlight
November 9, 2019

The soulful singer gained international fame when she was featured in 20 Feet From Stardom.

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    November 4, 2019

    This dancemaker’s art is abstract but centered on ideas coming straight from the body.

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    November 4, 2019

    The official state folk ensemble is renowned for its deep repertory, dramatic vocal techniques, and complex harmonies.

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    Feature Article
    October 29, 2019

    Hope Mohr and others celebrate the choreographer’s legacy with events at ODC.

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    Upcoming Concert
    October 28, 2019

    The pioneering dance group unveils plans for a new venue and an expanded vision at its Nov. 8 concert at Herbst.

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    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.

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      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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