Trashy Music

In 2007, composer Nathaniel Stookey went to the dump and hit stuff. Things like bowls, bottles, pipes, dresser drawers, shopping carts, oil drums. When…

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Isn’t It Symphonic?

Lovers of both early- and late-19th-century symphonic drama en plein air, start your picnic blankets. Grassy knolls and tormented classical music being two luxuries…

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That's Classic

It’s tempting to think of Mercury Soul’s Mason Bates and Benjamin Schwartz as modern day, musical equivalents of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Bates…

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Free Symphony

In a couple of weeks’ time, the San Francisco Symphony and maestro Michael Tilson Thomas will embark upon their eighth European tour together. Joined…

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Patti, Sans Tuba

Many chanteuses can rip the heart out of a famous show tune. But only a few can act. And even fewer can play the…

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Innocence Well-Fed

Potato pancakes$9 Pea soup$5 Boiled potatoes with quark$10.50 Wiener schnitzel$16 Apple strudel$6 Schnitzelhaus Sauerbraten$15.75 Suppenküche, 525 Laguna (at Hayes), 252-9289. Open for dinner nightly…

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