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    March 13, 2013

    SF Symphony Goes on Strike

    If you had tickets to the local symphony tomorrow night, time to make other plans. Some 100 musicians of the Grammy-winning SF Symphony walked off the stage today (so to speak) to protest their prolonged and unsuccessful wage negotiations with symphony management. David Gaudry, the chair of the mu ... More >>

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    February 27, 2013
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    January 30, 2013
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    December 5, 2012

    R.I.P. Dave Brubeck, Legendary Bay Area Jazzman

    Dave Brubeck, the Bay Area-born jazz pianist who left an indelible artistic and commercial mark on the music, has died. He was 91. Brubeck passed away Wednesday morning in Norwalk, Conn., of heart failure, according to news reports. He was on the way to a regular appointment with his cardiologist. ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    The Great Sonny Rollins on Why Jazz Is "King of All Musics"

    Long celebrated as one of the greatest tenor players in the history of jazz, saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins has been refining the art of creative improvisation for almost seven decades. A precocious youth growing up in Harlem during the golden age of jazz, a teenage Rollins led a band that include ... More >>

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    March 9, 2009

    Mos Def Announces Yoshi's Show

    The Mighty Mos Def is coming to Oakland. And he's playing a jazz club. Tickets are now on sale for Mos' upcoming three-night stint at Yoshi's Oakland location April 14-16. As a press release noted, the rapper-turned-thesbian is coming off of critically-acclaimed performances at Carnegie Hall and t ... More >>

  • News

    April 20, 2005

    The World on a String

    As the San Francisco Conservatory of Music moves to fancy new digs, its students struggle with a shrinking professional marketplace.

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    July 28, 2004

    Looking Inside INdTV

    Al Gore and ex-Stanford prof Joel Hyatt say their S.F.-based cable news channel for twentysomethings won't be ideological. But do the Democratic moneymen behind the venture know that?

  • Music

    September 17, 2003

    House of Tudor

    The Femmes who "Blister in the Sun" prove they're still violent after all these years

  • Music

    September 22, 1999

    Pointed Counterpoints

    A decade after their first collaboration, Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet rediscover the art of the ensemble composition

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    March 4, 1998
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    February 14, 1996

    Pet Sounds

    Douglas Hollis combines audio with visual in his larger-than-life environmental sculptures

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    January 24, 1996

    In the Land of Tennessee

    Tennessee Williams authorized biographer Lyle Leverich on his book and his subject

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