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Sam Harris: singer discusses the 'Substance' of his new novel

Sam Harris: singer discusses the 'Substance' of his new novel

By Jim Gladstone

Sam Harris certainly won't be singing in the Bay Area for the foreseeable future. But he's doubled-down as an author. His second book, 'The Substance of All Things,' was published July 1. It's a novel. And it's a knockout.

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By Gregg Shapiro | August 4, 2020

New music from Indigo Girls, Gordi, Katie Pruitt, Khruangbin's Mordechai, Totally F*cking Gay, and The Ultimate Peggy Lee collection.

By Gregg Shapiro | August 4, 2020

It's only July, but rest assured that 'The Greatest Part' (Captured Tracks), the breathtaking second album by out singer/songwriter Becca Mancari, will not be forgotten when folks assemble their end-of-the-year, best of 2020 albums lists.


By Jim Provenzano | August 3, 2020

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus' annual Crescendo gala goes online with honors to singer-actor Billy Porter, activist Ariadne Getty, and special guests Kristin Chenoweth, Alex Newell, Wilson Cruz, and more.

By Jim Provenzano | August 2, 2020

You loved him in 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt ("Peenooooo Noir!") and other shows. Tituss Burgess' newest song, "Dance, M.F.," speaks to us now about letting our inhibitions down in a time of crisis.


By Jim Provenzano | July 31, 2020

TV fans know him for 'American Horror Story,' Broadway fans know him for 'Xanadu' and 'All Shook Up.' Cheyenne Jackson, the handsome singer-actor, performs in an intimate concert fundraiser with our favorite musical theatre wizard, Seth Rudetsky.

By Gregg Shapiro | July 28, 2020

The Chicks have now, thankfully, reunited for the amazing new record 'Gaslighter.' The album contains everything you love about The Chicks, including breathtaking vocal solos and harmonies.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | July 28, 2020

Kim David Smith, a gay Australian native who now lives and works in New York City, has released his first concert album: 'Live at Joe's Pub.' Smith's concert conjures up images of smoky nightclubs in Weimer Era Germany.

By Jim Provenzano | July 24, 2020

Broadway fans rejoice; Megan Hilty's concert with erudite pianist and musical genius Seth Rudetsky will stream Sunday July 26 at 5pm PST, with a repeat on Monday, July 27 at 1:30pm PST.


By Tim Pfaff | July 21, 2020

Jonas Kaufmann's performance as the lead in Verdi's 'Otello,' and a new recording of Mahler's eighth symphony, conducted by Yannick Nezet-Seguin, are reviewed.

By Gregg Shapiro | July 21, 2020

Springsteen-inspired bands Steve Earle and the Dukes, Iron City Houserockers, plus Chicano Batman and other rocking groups' latest CDs are reviewed.


By Gregg Shapiro | July 14, 2020

For those who have been counting (and patiently waiting), it's been 12 years since Rufus Wainwright has released an album of original pop music. Rest assured that with 'Unfollow the Rules,' Wainwright doesn't disappoint.

By Jim Provenzano | July 7, 2020

Missing SF Opera's summer performances? Tune in on Friday, July 10 at 7:30pm for a 90-minute free digital broadcast showcasing the many musicians, performers, and luminaries who would have shaped our summer season.


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