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November 13, 2012
Just in time for the opening of the San Francisco Opera production of Tosca on Thursday, Angela Gheorghiu's performance in the title role last year at Covent Garden is being released on DVD and Blu-ra...
November 13, 2012
Fortuitously, Dario Marianelli's splendid soundtrack for Anna Karenina is being released today, providing an opportunity to talk about the film even before it arrives in theaters on Friday. ...
November 13, 2012
Cal Performances' thrilling Esa-Pekka Salonen/Philharmonia residence over the weekend was a 72-hour blur of performances, rehearsals, masterclasses, various kinds of collaboration with the university....
November 8, 2012
Following engagements in Boise, Reno and Redding; everyday another town; now arriving at the San Jose Civic Auditorium. One night only, on Sat. November 17 (thank God, some parents may say). On the ...
November 8, 2012
This is all Micaya’s doing. She’s the one who founded this event in 1999, and incidentially this has become the most prestigious hip hop festival in the country. She’s the one that brings the g...
November 8, 2012
The Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose has a reputation for honoring the diversity of Silicon Valley. Sponsored events include Dia de los Tres Reyes Magos, the Chinese Lunar New Year, and the ...
November 8, 2012
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, the one-act musical-comedy that won two Tony awards, is set in a suburban Middle School where six zany adolescents compete in a spelling bee, run by three e...
November 8, 2012
This presentation of Beauty and the Beast is a semi-professional production by Pacific Coast Repertory Theatre and Pleasanton Civic Arts: a mix of Actors' Equity, Screen Actors Guild, and top regional...
November 6, 2012
It's not easy to make your mark in the difficult world of classical dance when just across the Golden Gate Bridge there is the big, famous, San Francisco Ballet, vacuuming — as it were — talent, f...
November 6, 2012
High-definition transmissions live to local movie theaters from the Metropolitan Opera and major opera houses in Europe are the new normal for enjoying the genre. ...

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