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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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    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.

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    Upcoming Concert
    January 25, 2019

    A multimedia concert, inspired by Mad Max: Fury Road, combines classical and popular music for an immersive experience.

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    Artist Spotlight
    January 11, 2019

    Paul Miller’s multimedia project at the Yerba Buena Center embraces the vast universe of digital information.

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    Feature Article
    January 2, 2019

    Photographer Veryl Oakland’s images capture jazz greats in beautiful moments both ecstatic and contemplative.

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    Artist Spotlight
    November 30, 2018

    The pianist talks about her upcoming concert with Terry Riley and reflects on the transformative power of a life immersed in music.

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    Feature Article
    November 30, 2018

    The famed, male a cappella chorus celebrates a milestone with a world tour and holiday concerts at home.

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    Artist Spotlight
    November 27, 2018

    The in-demand violist chats about her upcoming performance at S.F. Symphony’s SoundBox.

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    Feature Article
    November 16, 2018

    Steeped in opera but drawn to rock, pop, and experimental music, singer/composer Majel Connery talks about reinventing herself.

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    Upcoming Concert
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      September 28, 2018

      The new dance work set to Pamela Z’s music has a world premiere at ODC.

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      Upcoming Concert
      September 18, 2018

      Tilson Thomas talks about how his personal experiences of the composer inform his conducting in the Stravinsky Festival.

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      Upcoming Concert
      September 11, 2018

      The Path of Light is a fresh collaboration between Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri and Houman Pourmehdi with the Lian Ensemble.

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      Artist Spotlight
      September 11, 2018

      The bandleader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert talks upcoming projects and his sources of inspiration.

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      Upcoming Concert
        August 31, 2018

        A diverse roster of artists melding human and electronic sounds highlights the 19th iteration of the festival.

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