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Shakespeare Gives Actors Choices, Even in Prison

Jul 29, 2019

From the series Uncuffed:

I found acting in prison, and Steve Drown had acted most of his life through high school and college. One actor from the desert and the other from the city.

Bay Area Beats: Karl Digerness & Minna Choi

Nov 13, 2018
Courtesy of Karl Digerness

Songwriting can be a challenge. So when San Francisco musician Karl Digerness found himself battling writer’s block he started reading the texts from plays written by William Shakespeare for some lyrical inspiration.

Weekend Go-Tos for August 27, 2015

Aug 27, 2015

If you are sticking around the Bay Area this weekend, here is our shortlist of things worth checking out.

Cannabis News Roundup: 08.14.15

Aug 14, 2015
Under CC license from Flickr user: Sara

Oakland considers official pot farms, again… Oakland union official is a suspect in kickback scheme… Slimmer waists for smokers… Shakespeare’s garden… and more.


GOP looks to cannabis for possible revenue //   “No new taxes” doesn’t extend to medical marijuana, and the proposal has the support of Humboldt  growers group.

Molly DeCoudreaux

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This week on Open Air, host David Latulippe’s guests are: Lisa Steindler, the Artistic Director of Encore Theatre Company, and actress Taylor Jones, who stars in the world premiere of Hookman, a new play by Lauren Yee, at Z Below in San Francisco. Also visiting is Sarah Bush, artistic director of the Sarah Bush Dance Project and the creator of Rocked By Women, a 75-minute multimedia dance theater performance with original composition and sound design by Julie Wolf, this weekend at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts in Oakland; regular contributor Janos Gereben takes a look at ethnic music around the Bay, and about Romeo and Juliet at the San Francisco Ballet; and critic at large Peter Robinson previews Shakespeare productions that are coming up this summer around the Bay Area.

Open Air with David Latulippe; hear it live on May 7, 2015 at 1pm. 

David Ford

At the Marsh Theater, you’ll find a man named Geoff Doyle trying a new approach to William Shakespeare's King Lear. The original play is the story of a king who decides to divide his kingdom amongst his three daughters by testing their loyalty -- and ends up making some bad decisions in the process.