by Richard Dodds
Cyndi Lauper felt bad when she won a Tony Award last year for Kinky Boots and Harvey Fierstein did not. Fierstein waved off her concern. "I already have six," he said. "I get tired of dusting them."
The Cyndi and Harvey Show blew through town several weeks ago to promote the Kinky Boots tour coming to the Orpheum Theatre. (read more)
by Sura Wood
With the holiday season descending on us, what could be better than taking refuge in art? Herewith are a few places to escape to in the coming weeks.
Oakland, a fresh face on the art scene, continues to be a growing force. Take Johansson Projects, a small, hip venue on Telegraph Avenue whose reliable track record of ingeniously devised, contemporary art exhibitions delivers the unexpected. (read more)
"If he was sometimes a failure as a parent, he was always a noble failure. He tried to do what he thought was best, even if he didn't always know what 'best' was or how to achieve it." (read more)
Whether you're having a feast with family, an orphan's party, or skipping Thanksgiving altogether out of political conviction or other reasons, you can still enjoy a bountiful buffet of arts events through the otherwise quiet holiday weekend. (read more)
What's worse than overhearing critics dissing your play during intermission? (read more)
The silhouetted cut-outs of louche businessmen and the women who like louche businessmen are projected on a large screen, greeting us like opening credits as we take our seats for Promises, Promises. (read more)
If holiday movies make the holiday season itself more than just bearable for you and yours, there are great treats awaiting. (read more)
Although the Spartacus guides get mentioned in an oblique way in it, Gay Berlin is the farthest thing from one. (read more)
Organized by 8-Bit Operators, Tribute to Depeche Mode: Enjoy the Science (Receptors Music/Definitive Gaze) salutes electro superstars Depeche Mode through interpretations of 15 songs using chip-crunching tech. (read more)