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Adventure is key measure for life
Posted: September 04, 2015

Just yesterday, I received a text from a very old friend reminding me that on this very day, 51 years ago, I saw the Beatles at the Cow Palace.

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Hot Ticket Sept. 4, 2015
Posted: September 04, 2015

New Limelight show opens Sept. 4

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Local artist takes on 30-day portrait challenge
Posted: September 03, 2015

In late December 2014, artist Karen Hegglin was in the midst of an important realization as she faced what she referred to as a “big birthday year” in 2015. That’s how she remembers the beginning of the 30-day, 30-portrait challenge she posed for herself.

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'“The Country House' is delightful and captivating
Posted: September 03, 2015

 Anyone who is familiar with and enjoys Russian playwright Anton Checkhov’s work will become fascinated with the parallels of the characters in Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies’ homage to the writer with his play “The Country House.”

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First day of school could be a holiday
Posted: September 03, 2015

The last weeks of summer are what I like to call “Christmas for Grown Ups.” Yes, it’s that wonderful time of year when all the kids go back to school. Seriously, it should be a national holiday. It would be awesome. We could have traditions like buying new clothes, new books and pencils and rulers…and countdown calendars to the big day so that parents don’t miss the best day ever.

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A distinctive phantom returns in 'Phantom of the Opera' at Orpheum Theatre
Posted: September 03, 2015

This is a new version of this grand old chestnut that opened to rave reviews  and awards in London in 1986 and on Broadway in 1988. With the same music by Andrew Lloyd Weber and based on the novel “LaFantome de L’opera” by Gaston Leroux, the production at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco is directed by Laurence Conner with a gusto and drive that keeps everything moving at a fast pace.

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