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Review: Toot toot! Beep beep! It’s the Donna Summer musical

Full of flash and movement, 'Summer' isn't breaking any new ground—but oh, those unforgettable tunes.

Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

'Stomp' still stomps. Plus: Lavender Country, Cuban neon, Recombinant Fest, Patrick Cowley, a drag 'The Wall,' more.

The lo-fi psych-pop joys of Still Woozy

'Being an artist is almost like being a curator of your favorite things,' says the Oakland-born sensation, performing at New Parish.

‘Women aren’t funny’? Tell that to Cirque clown Kelsey Custard

A star of Cirque du Soleil's new women-centered 'Amaluna' on prejudice, role models, and the best SF burritos.

Lesbian history finally takes center stage in ‘The Daughters’

From living rooms to the Lexington Club, Patricia Cotter's new play plunges into the story of a fascinating civil rights revolution.

Monsters of our moment lurk in this ‘Othello’

African American Shakespeare Company’s production features a volcanic Moor caught in a vise of racism, misogyny, and jealousy.

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

Dolly Parton Hoot, Riceboy Sleeps, Duet + Marrow, a percussion work about climate change, Othello, and more

The Onyx spirals upward, beaming ‘Black Girl Magic’

Uplifting group boasts three powerhouse singers, a fresh EP, and a family vibe through laughter and tears.

Ben Folds illuminates the music biz with ‘Lightning Bugs’

The singer and arts education advocate shares his life's 'cheap lessons' in new book and at JCC—sprinkled with hits.

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

Flamenco to death metal, Comedy Day to Hip-Hop Fest, with dozens more great local arts, music, dance, and stage events.