Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Stage

With live shows poised to return, musicians open up about opening up

An indie star, a label owner, a DJ, and an electronic musician share their candid responses to this moment

Que mujer, que cantante: Bay-Cuban singer Bobi CĂ©spedes celebrates 40 years onstage

Missed the 2020 release of the Yoruba priestess' 'Mujer y Cantante' album? Here's your chance to right that wrong.

Foreign correspondent: My final column

We all have to go sometime. But knowing approximately when doesn’t make it easier.

The strange and wondrous story of the Sick & Twisted Players

Thirty years ago, the troupe brought camp movie mashups, blazingly real talent, and guaranteed Splatterama to nightlife stages.

A year without live music—that still made a lot of noise

A music critic reflects on an era that heard local venues silenced and Black voices uplifted.

Good Taste: Snack attack! Tiramisu bomboloni, loaded Spuddy Buddies, tamale care packages…

Plus: Chinatown pop-ups, Matzo Crunch—and how to score with Ken, the sushi spot that plays hard to get

All the yuks: A history of stand-up comedy traces the artform’s evolution

Wayne Federman's 'The History of Stand-Up: From Mark Twain to Dave Chappelle' pays special attention to Bay Area

Letters to the Editor: Remembering Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Remembrances of the late literary lion from writers David Talbot, Tony Robles, and Eric Sneathen

Screen Grabs: A fascinating ‘Father,’ an over-bloated ‘Cherry’…

Even for movies, it feels like 2020 is dragging its feet well into 2021. COVID World’s changes in release patterns and delays in awards-giving mean that some films being...

31 years later, a live album captures Neil Young’s elevation to grunge icon

'Way Down in the Rust Bucket" documents free-wheeling rehearsal in Santa Cruz, on eve of the alternative '90s