Arts & Culture

Out of the city & into the sheets

Out of the city & into the sheets

By Roberto Friedman

Even though Out There is a very urban person, we know that it's very important to get out of the big city every now and then. So we try to get away, and high on our list of destinations are the resorts, eateries and wineries of Sonoma County.

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By Events Editor | February 13, 2019

Take a bow. You're supporting the arts, with local and visiting talents bringing you their vision of the world.

By David Lamble | February 12, 2019

In Germany's official entry for the Best Foreign Film Oscar "Never Look Away," director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck takes us through a horrific episode from the WWII genocidal tragedy known as the Holocaust.


By Philip Campbell | February 12, 2019

Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music," inspired by an Ingmar Bergman movie, endures as one of his most successful shows. It's that "Send in the Clowns" musical, as marketers are quick to remind.

By Jim Gladstone | February 12, 2019

Rory O'Malley takes the stage at Feinstein's at the Nikko for a two-night run of "Pub Crawl," his deeply personal one-man show, on February 22 & 23.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | February 12, 2019

"Unbreakable," an epic choral work performed with San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus last summer, is now available on CD and streaming platforms.

By Sura Wood | February 12, 2019

"Show Me as I Want to Be Seen," a scintillating in-house exhibition filled with the new and different, is, by turns, revelatory and unsettling, and one of the most intriguing shows mounted by the Contemporary Jewish Museum in a while.


By David Lamble | February 12, 2019

Here's a rundown of 18 Sundance 2019 winners, along with a brief description of why they stood out among the thousands of submissions received by the Sundance judges every year.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | February 12, 2019

It's Black History Month — unless you're in Virginia, in which case it's Blackface History Month.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | February 12, 2019

Steve Grand will be performing at Feinstein's at the Nikko on Feb. 20 & 21. The openly gay singer-songwriter will present "Up Close and Personal."

By Tim Pfaff | February 12, 2019

Brahms' last piano compositions are often recorded together (at least three new sets have just hit the market) but hardly ever performed complete in recital.


By Brian Bromberger | February 12, 2019

"Jerome Robbins: A Life in Dance," published by Yale University Press as part of its "Jewish Lives" series, is no love letter.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | February 12, 2019

An Israeli documentary about a transgender woman and her relationship with her family is among the highlights of the 6th Annual WinterFest, the Jewish Film Institute's special presentation of new Jewish cinema.


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