Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Gala

All Ears: Denise Young takes the helm of the SFJAZZ board of trustees

As the world grapples with how to stabilize itself this summer, SFJAZZ has announced a change that should catapult the esteemed institution; effective September 1, Denise Young will become...

Purpose in precarity: SF arts orgs share COVID-era gameplans

The COVID crisis has hit us all differently, and that variance certainly applies to local arts organizations. While the virus refuses to give a clear timeline for its defeat,...

The Agenda: Saving local journalism ….

All local news media is critical during this crisis, and most local news media outlets are struggling. But the nonprofits, the outlets that are set up to provide community-supported...

Donate to our online fundraiser, and save local media!

To our readers: Today we launched an online GoFundMe fundraiser to help replace the revenue we've lost due to COVID. Please donate! (You can also donate here on the site...

Review: A dash of variety and joy in SF Ballet’s ‘Classical (Re)Vision’

If you're looking for a delectable entry point into ballet today, San Francisco Ballet has created a program expressly for you. Classical (Re)vision, playing through February 22, is billed...

Arts Forecast: Welcome to the ‘Manifesto’

If people asked me who I'd invite to my dream dinner party, I'm pretty sure James Baldwin, Nina Simone, and Fela Kuti would make the shortlist. On the conversational...

Screen Grabs: News of the world at the Arab Film Fest

Who knows if we’ll ever see the day when the Arab Film Film Festival does not seem of urgent political relevance. But this year’s event opens amidst pure insanity...

Will progressive Democratic Party slate collapse over D5 race?

The San Francisco Democratic Party will decide Wednesday night who to endorse in the fall elections – and there’s a schism in what was seen in the past as...

Screen Grabs: Celebrating an Iranian giant’s ‘life as art’

SCREEN GRABS As the White House agitates off-and-on for war against Iran, it’s a particularly poignant juncture for the first major posthumous retrospective of that country’s leading cinematic talent...

Queer medalist Adam Rippon talks youth advocacy and post-rink living

After figure skating star Adam Rippon came out publicly in the fall of 2015, he became the first openly gay U.S. athlete to qualify for a Winter Olympics. Through...