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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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May 21, 2018

Laura Kaminsky's Today It Rains explores the artist's transformational journey to New Mexico.

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    May 15, 2018

    It’s a band that can go from blues to Bach and back to bluegrass and folk. And the audience is growing.

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    May 15, 2018

    An unassuming jazz great is still a jazz great.

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      April 14, 2018

      Malian griot, Egyptian chaabi, dan bau, rock 'n' roll, sound artists - and one very unusual string quartet.

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      April 2, 2018

      The new-music festival devotes six days to text-sound compositional work using "speech" as a musical medium.

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      Feature Article
      March 30, 2018

      The program celebrates 30 years of providing engaging musical experiences in the public schools.

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      Artist Spotlight
      March 22, 2018

      The composer chats about her creative process, the importance of staying open, and her upcoming concert at BAMPFA.

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        March 19, 2018

        The jazz singer's sixth "Just Like a Woman" show features a stellar lineup of Bay-Area women singers and musicians.

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        March 12, 2018

        The Bay Area's first family of traditional music talks about their new CD and an upcoming performance at the Freight & Salvage.

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        Artist Spotlight
        March 9, 2018

        The renowned pianist offers a tour of the Beethoven concerto he's performing with Symphony Silicon Valley under Carlos Vieu.

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        March 3, 2018

        The women's vocal ensemble presents a show about turning misfortune into strength.

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        March 2, 2018

        Philharmonia Baroque's unique outreach program wraps its season with "Corelli the Godfather."

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        February 8, 2018

        The innovative dance company embraces taking risks and building opportunities for street musicians and foster youth.

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        February 5, 2018

        The revival of a classic Fontana sonic sculpture coincides with an opportunity to hear the artist speak about his work.

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        January 19, 2018

        The composer’s original scores will highlight a series of multimedia stories at the Curran Theater.

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          January 12, 2018

          Renowned pianist Menahem Pressler joins the ensemble for an all-Mozart program.

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          Artist Spotlight
          January 9, 2018

          The Palo Alto native talks about his compositions, aspirations, and upcoming performances in the S.F. Performances’ PIVOT series.

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          Feature Article
          January 9, 2018

          Our intrepid reviewer recommends a shelfful of great reads about music and musicians culled from recent publications.

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