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3/16/2017

  To paraphrase Goebbels, a lot of conceptual art makes you want to reach for your revolver. All too often, that genre combines the worst of... More»

Bouquets to Art
3/13/2017

  Life is short; art is eternal. That old saw will be put to the test at the De Young’s... More»

3/9/2017

  One was a Parisian postimpressionist; the other was a San Franciscan who helped launch the figurative movement. Nevertheless, Henri Matisse... More»

3/3/2017

  The hit play touches down March 10 at SHN’s Orpheum Theater—but it’s already piled up some... More»

3/1/2017

  1. For fans of Roe v. Wade: Berkeley Rep hosts the world premiere of Roe, about attorney... More»

2/15/2017

  File this under Some Things Never Change: When archaeologists pried into tombs where kings of the Chinese Han dynasty had been laid to their... More»

2/10/2017

  A curious fact about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is that the novel totally glosses over the... More»

2/8/2017

  With all the Silicon Valley corporate-speak, it can feel increasingly hard to draw a straight line from the Bay Area’s utopian ... More»

1/10/2017

  Considering that our presidential campaign season basically played out like the sketch comedy routine from hell, it feels oddly appropriate... More»

12/14/2016

  From the simplest Chuck Ts to shoes loaded with the symbolic weight of hip-hop appropriation, our sneakers say a lot about us. Beginning this... More»

12/13/2016

  Like a 2 a.m. Facebook confessor, Sandra Tsing Loh, the frequent and comedic Atlantic and NPR contributor, is getting ready to unload. The... More»

11/30/2016

  As a rule, Left Coasters don’t spend a whole lot of time being envious of New Yorkers. But there’s no getting around Hamilton... More»