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Molly Colin

Journalist Molly Colin writes about the arts and cultural trends.

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July 10, 2014

Kids (and their parents) get to shake, rattle and rock at the free outdoor Kidchella summer concerts in Redwood City.

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June 26, 2014

There's a bevy of Fourth of July celebrations with music around the San Francisco Bay Area this summer. Head for your favorite place to enjoy the festivities: Happy Fourth of July!

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June 26, 2014

Skip Saturday morning cartoons this week and bring the family to hear young fiddlers bow bluegrass and jazz at the 17th annual fiddlekids concert matinee at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley.

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June 18, 2014

San Francisco's Stern Grove kicks off its summer Kids Days shows with three separate programs that highlight diverse styles of dance.

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June 5, 2014

Pirate Jack Sparrow (played by Johnny Depp) will make his way across a big screen as Marin Symphony Music Director Alasdair McNeale leads orchestra members in the score to the rollicking film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.

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Artist Spotlight
May 28, 2014

Others’ scholarship and playing styles helped draw Kristian Bezuidenhout to the beguiling field of early-music performance.

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May 22, 2014

The Crowden Music Center will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a benefit concert featuring the world premiere of a new work from the composer Samuel Carl Adams, an alumnus, UC Berkeley's Hertz Hall.

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May 15, 2014

This year's Mountain Play production of South Pacific will make a lasting impression on audiences of all ages, introducing the musical to some, and reacquainting others with songs have become American Songbook standards.

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May 8, 2014

On Mother's Day, fans of Alison Faith Levy can hear her Big Time Tot Rock Band, in a program at the Contemporary Jewish museum, which opens early, at 9:45 a.m., for pre-schoolers and their families.

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Kids & Families Feature
May 1, 2014

A bevy of S.F. Bay Area youth orchestras offer a spring bouquet of concerts, and more, this May. From an ice cream sundae social to a 50th Anniversary, here's your SFCV hit list.

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April 24, 2014

The free, inter-generational dance classes to teach choreographic phrases from different works by Mark Morris come to Cal Performances.

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April 3, 2014

The S.F. Girls Chorus joins the Berkeley Symphony for its annual “I’m a Performer” family concerts that are part of a three-step educational program to make music accessible to everyone.

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March 27, 2014

Storyteller David Gonzalez opens up the world to a child's imagination with his spin on Aesop's moral tales, set to music.

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March 20, 2014

The Rolleo family band is part of the Bay Area Discovery Museum's Spring Kids Concert Series lineup of five performances that involve music for children age six months old and up.

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Feature Article
March 11, 2014

You can explore flamenco in its intricate variety all this week in Berkeley and San Francisco.

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March 6, 2014

This year's Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra free family concertfeatures a lively program of music, discussion, and a post-concert "petting zoo," where children can view period and historically accurate instruments up close.

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February 26, 2014

Don't miss this yummy production of The Magic Flute, which has three upcoming performances and features free artisan waffles.

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Upcoming Concert
February 19, 2014

A Spaghetti Western, a comedy set on the frontier, features great music and silliness in a tale of characters blazing a path westward while chasing the American dream but leaving large piles of pasta in their wake.

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January 30, 2014

These family events, a creative introduction for young people to classical music in the Bay Area, offer three animal-themed concerts and an engaging example that music is for all ages.

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January 23, 2014

What better musical way to ring in the Year of the Horse with the entire family than the San Francisco Symphony's 14th Annual Chinese New Year concert.

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