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Pucks to plays: Former hockey pro brings drama to Magic Theatre

As 'The Resting Place' opens, playwright Ashlin Halfnight compares the teamwork of contact sports to the stage.

Chekhov, with some curveballs, in Cutting Ball’s ‘Uncle Vanya’

Actors aloft, hanging mics, and George Saulnier as a funny Uncle in the latest reimagining of the classic play

Transgender rights battle continues, on Trump’s rocky ground

Transgender Law Center's Kris Hayashi speaks about continued challenges and recent triumphs at Berkeley's 'Uncharted' ideas fest.

Power, corruption, and lust: A timely ‘Tosca’ at SF Opera

Bread and Puppet Theater veteran Shawna Lucey drew on years in Russia to direct latest staging of Puccini classic.

‘Uncharted’ fills Berkeley with adventurous voices

Producers of sixth annual 'Festival of Ideas' revel in unusual juxtapositions and unexpected directions.

Unraveling Rene Magritte’s late riddles

In major SFMOMA show, curator Caitlin Haskell looks beyond the Belgian surrealist's famous men in bowlers. (There are those, too.)

‘Bel Canto’ director on the unity of different voices

Paul Weitz took on the challenge of filming Ann Patchett's beloved novel, dramatizing the humanity of 'the other.'

Opera singer Russell Thomas on diversity, drive, and ‘Roberto Devereux’

Starring in SF Opera's latest, the tenor calls on arts institutions to "look to their communities" for talent that attracts audiences.

Touching down on ‘Planet Celadon’

Inspired by a Korean moon jar, 'Asianaut' artist Genevieve Quick brings an eclectic performance to the Asian Art Museum, tap dancing and all.

A showcase of ‘young blood’ Asian American writers

Kearny Street Workshop’s Interdisciplinary Writers Lab Final Reading pools new talent and activist elders at Asian Art Museum