20 OCTOBER 2015

28 Chinese face off against The Trojans

28 Chinese summered at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, and it was hard to imagine a more riveting setting for this contemporary art exhibit, culled from the permanent collection of Miami collectors Mera and Don Rubell.

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1 MAY 2015

Sleepless in Hong Kong

Something had to give if you found yourself in Hong Kong in March – and that something was sleep. With the Hong Kong Arts Festival in full swing, and Art Basel and Art Central just the tip of the contemporary art iceberg, locals and visitors alike embarked on an arts …

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13 NOVEMBER 2014

Green Lions and Word Performances Spark at Great Star Theater

Leigh Donlan loiters at the Great Star Theater in San Francisco’s Chinatown:


Set design for Green Lions by Zarina Zabrisky

Over one hundred years ago, Russian art critic and impresario Sergei Diaghilev revolutionized the theatrical experience by inviting renowned artists and writers to collaborate on equal terms with …

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29 APRIL 2014

Mozart, Morris and Mizrahi do Handel: Acis and Galatea


Chelsea Lynn Acree, Billy Smith, Noah Vinson, Maile Okamura in Mark Morris’ ACIS AND GALATEA (photo: Ken Friedman)


“Please locate the nearest emergency,” intoned the voice on loudspeaker, sparking the first of many chuckles from Saturday night’s audience at Cal Performances in Berkeley, at the opening of Mark …

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