Emily Wilson

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Exploring the ‘Convergence’ of Yiddish and African American spiritual music

Singer Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell reactivates a bedrock of American music: Black people and Jews jamming together.

Detailing the splashy brilliance of Berkeley Rep’s ‘Metamorphoses’

Actor Benjamin Ismail describes the challenging rewards of bringing Ovid's myths to the stage—in a pool of water.

Teens takeover the Contemporary Jewish Museum — and it’s about time

From DJs to designers, the institution hands over the programming reins to the younger generation on Sat/9

In Vija Celmins’ new solo show, an SFMoMa curator reflects on her slow look

"She’s kept that intensity and invention, decade after decade”

SF Ballet’s ‘Don Quixote’ provides a home away from home for Sardinian star

Angelo Greco takes on a romantic version of Cervantes' classic, and other challenges of artistic immigration

Playwright Lauren Yee’s tribute to China Town community comes home to SF

'King of Yees' is a tribute to her father, community leader Larry Yee

Among the flourishes of ‘Volver’, a lesson of flamenco’s past and present

Kerensa DeMars first saw flamenco dance in 1995. The next year, she went to Spain with “high school- level Spanish,” intending to stay for...

Photographer Wesaam Al-Badry: from ‘Contemporary Muslim Fashions’ to Camp Fire

Local image-maker straddles art and journalism, while retaining lessons from his refugee-camp childhood.

Austen, downstairs, in ‘The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberly’

Neiry Rojo and Marin Theatre Company cast play off 'Pride & Prejudice' from the servants' point of view.

As a queer POC, El Beh finds joy in playing ‘Mary Poppins’

Actor sees the gently radical side of the classic, class-conscious children's musical character in SF Playhouse production.