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Arts Events Jan. 17-24, 2019

Arts Events Jan. 17-24, 2019

By Events Editor

Winter wonderlands of art, theatre and music offer warming thoughts, sounds, images and ideas.

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By Roberto Friedman | January 15, 2019

In every community there is an artist who best captures the zeitgeist of that place, that time, and what it was like to live there then. For AIDS activist-era San Francisco, that artist was Jerome Caja.

By Events Editor | January 9, 2019

Winter wonderlands of art, theatre and music offer warming thoughts, sounds, images and ideas.


By Roberto Friedman | January 8, 2019

Before the holiday season was over, Out There was offered an overnight stay at a landmark San Francisco hotel to add to our continuing investigation into excellent places to indulge in a Bay Area staycation.

By Events Editor | January 2, 2019

Love the arts this year with renewed passion, dear flowers, er, followers.


By Events Editor | December 26, 2018

New year, new dears; curtain up for 2019, with arts events for both years.

By Events Editor | December 19, 2018

At year's end, consider all the artists whose work you have yet to see, hear and enjoy.


By Roberto Friedman | December 18, 2018

This time of year the airwaves are full of Christmas carols and other Yuletide ditties, but Out There's favorite holiday anthem has always been song satirist Tom Lehrer's "A Christmas Carol."

By Events Editor | December 12, 2018

At year's end, consider all the artists whose work you have yet to see, hear and enjoy.


By Roberto Friedman | December 11, 2018

When the San Francisco Symphony announced last week that conductor-composer Esa-Pekka Salonen has been chosen to serve as Music Director Designate effective immediately, there was an almost-audible gasp of relief in the Bay Area classical music community.

By Events Editor | December 5, 2018

Whatever holidays you celebrate, enjoy the classic, traditional and irreverent arts events at venues around the Bay Area.


By Events Editor | November 28, 2018

Heading into the last month of the year, we can't resist the oncoming holiday-themed events, World AIDS Day commemorations, Golden Girls, wildfire victims benefits, and ... two Queen concerts?

By Roberto Friedman | November 20, 2018

Our favorite hotel down the Peninsula invited us back for an overnight stay, so we returned to The Clement Palo Alto a few weeks ago. It's a different sort of luxury hotel, as you'll see.


By Events Editor | November 20, 2018

Breathe in the healthful ideas, images and sounds of the local arts scene. Support benefits for fire victims and others. The arts shall heal us all.

By Events Editor | November 14, 2018

Spend the pre-holidays with some inspiration performing, visual and aural arts.


By Roberto Friedman | November 13, 2018

"Pacific" has always seemed a complete misnomer for the wild, raging, tempestuous ocean that pummels our western coast. But "Pacifica" is a fine name for the small community nestled beside it.

By Events Editor | November 7, 2018

Celebrate the arts, learn and grow. Harvest the bountiful array of ideas, images and expressions.


By Sura Wood | November 6, 2018

The Legion of Honor's "East Meets West: Jewels of the Maharajas from the Al Thani Collection" is a new exhibition that emphasizes cross-cultural exchange between India and the West.

By Roberto Friedman | November 6, 2018

Out There had an epic Halloween 2018. We were there at The Fillmore for a rollicking concert from The B-52s, only the greatest party band ever in the history of rock.


By Sura Wood | October 23, 2018

a comprehensive, wide-ranging touring exhibition at OMCA surveys the careers and multidimensional practice of the influential, Southern California-based, husband-and-wife design team Charles & Ray Eames.

By Roberto Friedman | October 23, 2018

As the swallows return to Capistrano, every fall Out There returns to the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area, site of our misspent youth.


By Roberto Friedman | October 17, 2018

When Saoirse Ronan as Lady Bird in Greta Gerwig's film of that name calls her hometown Sacramento "the Midwest of California," it's a good line but maybe a little bit unfair to our state capital.

By Philip Campbell | October 12, 2018

Once famously derided as "that shabby little shocker" and condemned as "little more than a manipulative melodrama," composer Giacomo Puccini's "Tosca" ultimately triumphed over the naysayers.


By Roberto Friedman | October 10, 2018

Last week Out There was lucky enough to catch two major figures from contemporary LGBT arts & culture live in performance, and to learn what they're up to these days.

By Roberto Friedman | September 26, 2018

Sometimes a novel feels so true to your lived experience it feels pulled from your own life. That was our sensation reading "That Was Something," a new novel by Dan Callahan (Squares & Rebels).


By Sura Wood | September 19, 2018

"You are what you wear" might be a colloquial, less scholarly way to frame the premise of "Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress," a new touring show at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

By Roberto Friedman | September 19, 2018

Last week Out There was in the house when "On Your Feet!," the touring Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway musical, opened at the newly remodeled SHN Golden Gate Theatre.


By Events Editor | September 19, 2018

Classy concerts, merry musicals, paintings to ponder. The arts await you.

By Roberto Friedman | September 12, 2018

Yes, San Francisco Bay Area socialites have long called the week after Labor Day "Hell Week," but really it's a type of cultural heaven.


By Roberto Friedman | August 31, 2018

For the next two issues, we'll be bringing you B.A.R. arts writers' brief previews of what to look out for in the Fall 2018 season.

By Events Editor | August 29, 2018

Street festivals and art festivals are cool indoor and (sometimes) cooler outdoors. Dress appropriately, but strip off your creative inhibitions.


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