Arts & Culture

Tennessee Williams, fast & louche

Tennessee Williams, fast & louche

By Jim Gladstone

"The Gentleman Caller," a toothsome morsel at NCTC, is playwright Philip Dawkins' booze-soaked bonbon of a two-hander.

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By Sura Wood | April 23, 2019

In "With (out) With (in) the very moment," a small new exhibition at the San Francisco Arts Commission Main Gallery, a group of San Francisco-based artists muse on leading a thriving creative life in the shadow of AIDS.

By Paul Parish | April 23, 2019

San Francisco Ballet danced "The Little Mermaid" in a revival of the 2010 production last Friday night at the Opera House.


By David Lamble | April 23, 2019

With the queer classic "La Cage aux Folles" as its centerpiece, the Castro Theatre spotlights the films of actor, writer, director Ugo Tognazzi (1922-90) on Sat., April 27.

By Roberto Friedman | April 23, 2019

It was another exciting week of culture-hopping over in Out There-land! Let us walk you through it.


By Tim Pfaff | April 23, 2019

Christopher Castellani's deeply felt new "Leading Men" (Viking) exhibits another compelling aurora.

By Philip Campbell | April 23, 2019

While San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas remains on hiatus until early May, the Orchestra plays host to some outstanding guest conductors at Davies Symphony Hall.


By Jim Gladstone | April 23, 2019

Joshua Harmon has seen his share of romantic comedies. "You often have this gay sidekick to the female lead who will come into a scene, say something funny or supportive, then disappear for a while."

By David Lamble | April 23, 2019

Singaporean director Eric Khoo creates a unique family drama in "Ramen Shop." The film celebrates his world-class city's extraordinary food culture against the backdrop of a beautiful young chef's passionate search for his roots.


By Jim Gladstone | April 23, 2019

In the national touring production of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" now playing at the Golden Gate Theatre, there isn't anything the Candy Man can do to compensate for the Vegetable Woman.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | April 23, 2019

In the same week we got new brilliant Beyoncé, a new Madonna, one head-swiveling episode of "Ru Paul's Drag Race," "Pose"'s luminous Indya Moore as one of the Time 100, and the redacted Mueller Report dropped.


By Release from our beloved client | April 17, 2019

Breaking news from our long-term client and San Francisco institution, Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon

By Events Editor | April 17, 2019

Film festivals, art exhibits and stunningly staged plays and musicals; choose from the expanding cultural menu.


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