The Associated Press Updated 8:49 am PDT, Monday, April 15, 2019 Honoree Gigi Hadid attends Variety's Power of Women: New York presented by Lifetime at Cipriani 42nd Street on Friday, April 5, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Honoree Gigi Hadid attends Variety's Power of Women: New York presented by Lifetime at Cipriani 42nd Street on Friday, April 5, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Photo: Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Photo: Evan Agostini, Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Honoree Gigi Hadid attends Variety's Power of Women: New York presented by Lifetime at Cipriani 42nd Street on Friday, April 5, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) Honoree Gigi Hadid attends … [Read more...] about Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 21-27
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Many words have already been written about Theater Latté Da’s current production of John Cameron Mitchell’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” More words than we’ve seen in a long time about a single play or musical. It’s pretty unanimous: Don’t miss this. Why? It’s an oldish show, premiering off-Broadway in 1998, made into a movie in 2001. (The 2014 Broadway revival won a Tony.) What was shocking 20 years ago seems almost tame today, even anachronistic. “Transgender” is a word many people are now familiar with. (In the “Hedwig” program, Latté Da thoughtfully provides a “Glossary of Sexual Orientation/Gender Terminology.”) Men in heels are no big deal. So “Hedwig” is a bit of a period piece in our rapidly changing social landscape. Well, so are most other plays written anytime before today. Latté Da set it in the late 1990s, like the original. Moving it forward two decades would … [Read more...] about Three words for ‘Hedwig’: Don’t miss it.
Michael H. Hodges Detroit News Fine Arts Writer Published 9:38 PM EDT Oct 31, 2018 She's one of the great legends of rock's heroic era, a singer/songwriter of surprising depth who helped define what it meant to be young and alive in the 1960s and 70s. Yet Joni Mitchell, a polio survivor whose songs dominated the airwaves with lilting melodies and cinematic lyrics, typically felt under-appreciated and ultimately put out to pasture by a recording industry interested only in the very young and pretty. Shedding light on this most-complex woman is a new collection of Mitchell's interviews from 1966-2014, "Joni on Joni: Interviews and Encounters with Joni Mitchell," edited by former Detroit News music writer Susan Whitall. There's no denying Mitchell's wider impact. "Joni earned her status as a pop legend with earthy, poetic images," wrote Whitall, an editor at Creem magazine before coming to The News, "and the … [Read more...] about New book reveals unfiltered Joni Mitchell
Tove Lo performs in the Lands End stage during day one of the tenth anniversary of Outside Lands music festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) Festivalgoers clap their hands as Vince Staples performs at the Twin Peaks stage during Day Two of the Outside Lands music festival at Golden Gate park in San Francisco, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) Discovering gourmet eats from San Francisco’s best restaurants is just as integral to the enjoying the music acts at Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park. (Photo: Cal Bingham) Outside Lands will offer more than 200 menu items at this year’s festival, from arepas to pulled pork sandwiches and oysters on the half shell. (Photo: C. Bingham) Holy Craft and Seismic are among the new breweries pouring their suds at Beer Lands inside Outside Lands this August in Golden Gate Park. (Photo: Andrew Jorgensen) People … [Read more...] about 7 amazing SF Bay Area things to do this weekend, Aug. 10-12
The Weeknd performs in concert at SAP Center Friday, April 28, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group) LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 20: Honoree Janet Jackson attends the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine performs at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago’s Grant Park on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. (Photo by Steve C. Mitchell/Invision/AP) LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 22: The Weeknd performs onstage during the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 22, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia) Janet Jackson performs live on stage at the Sydney Opera House on November 5, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) Janet Jackson performs live on stage at the Sydney Opera House on November 5, 2011 in Sydney, Australia. … [Read more...] about Outside Lands: Your complete hourly guide to the 2018 festival