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Paul Taylor Dance Company

Paul Taylor and his company, of which The Chronicle once wrote “the American spirit soars whenever Taylor’s dancers dance,” returns to the Bay Area to showcase its talent at Yerba Buena Center for the [Read entire story]

Iconic Whitney Houston role gets new life onstage

With its soundtrack selling 45 million copies worldwide and the track “I Will Always Love You” becoming one of the best-selling singles of all time, the 1992 film “The Bodyguard,” starring Whitney Houston and [Read entire story]

Restored Bogart classic ‘Beat the Devil’ screens at Castro

In a sense, John Huston’s 1953 chaotic noir satire “Beat the Devil” has been a lost film, even though it’s never really been out of circulation (you can stream it now on YouTube if you can stand the substandard [Read entire story]

Opera created at top speed

Most full-length works gestate for many years, although maniacally prolific composers like Rossini and Donizetti churned them out at a rate of three or four a year. [...] imagine trying to knock out even a single [Read entire story]

Risa Jaroslow puts the bass into dance

The bass will play an integral part in the world premiere of Risa Jaroslow + Dancers’ “Touch Bass” this weekend at ODC. The full-length dance features choreography by Jaroslow and music by local bassist Lisa [Read entire story]

‘Encounter’ with sound science at the Curran

Normally, we go to the theater partly to get away from being on our headphones. [...] at Complicite’s “The Encounter,” playing this week and next at the Curran, audience members must don a pair. McBurney, who [Read entire story]

Roxie celebrates David Lynch with documentary, retrospective

It’s amazing how many of his bizarre head-scratchers have been embraced by the general public — consider that “Blue Velvet,” “Wild at Heart” and “Mulholland Drive” among others were general, if modest, [Read entire story]

Beyonce Announces Scholarship For Single Black Women To Mark Anniversary Of Lemonade

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album “Lemonade” by announcing scholarships for black women to attend selected colleges. The singer announced that her Formation Scholars [Read entire story]

Horoscopes for Tuesday, 4/25/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): If you ever felt under appreciated then today will put to rest those insecurities. The spontaneous outpouring of praise is almost embarrassing but you still like it. [Read entire story]

Independent Bookstore Day, a national book party, returns April 29

The SF Bicycle Book Tour, a free, two-hour ride to five stores, is just one of the many events that will take place on Independent Bookstore Day, on April 29. “It’s a great celebration of bookstores, readers, [Read entire story]

‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ at Lucie Stern Theatre

Get ready to clack your coconut shells together, say “ni” and “always look on the bright side of life.” The Tony-winning “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” affectionately adapted from “Monty Python and the Holy [Read entire story]

Roomful of Teeth offers major moments of joy

Like any self-respecting new-music ensemble, the choral group Roomful of Teeth has a host of unorthodox performing techniques at its command. The eight members can whoop and wail, mumble and whisper, sing from their [Read entire story]

Iconic Ansel Adams print sells for $42,500 at auction

Part of the image's allure is in its origin story. [Read entire story]

‘Great News’ borrows from the best, but the laughs are genuine

The show is set in a local TV newsroom where Katie Wendelson (Briga Heelan) is struggling to get her boss, Greg (Adam Campbell), to give her real stories to produce and not just fluff. The show was created by Tracey [Read entire story]

Caitlyn Jenner tells all in new memoir

NEW YORK — Caitlyn Jenner opened up Monday in an Associated Press interview about her rocky road to transition and why she wrote a tell-all memoir, “The Secrets of My Life.” Jenner says she just needed to get it [Read entire story]

Albert Einstein wildin’ out on Nat Geo

The National Geographic Channel wants to allay any concern that its first scripted series will be all boring and science-y, so “Genius” opens with Albert Einstein with his pants around his ankles as he has his way [Read entire story]

Kendrick Lamar announces tour, concert date in Oakland

Seven-time Grammy Award-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar has announced a string of national tour dates taking place across the United States in July and August. [Read entire story]

BottleRock Napa Valley Culinary Stage Headliners Revealed

NAPA (CBS SF) – On Monday, BottleRock Napa Valley announced their headliners and special guests appearing on the BottleRock Napa Valley Culinary Stage. (credit: BottleRock Napa Valley) CHEFS: Martha Stewart Chef José [Read entire story]

Dear Abby: Man comes clean too late with the truth about his STD

Man comes clean too late with the truth about his STD When is the right time to tell someone you’ve got an STD? [...] how can I maintain my kid’s friendship, because he doesn’t have many friends? What he did [Read entire story]

Horoscopes for Monday, 4/24/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): Say yes to a loved one's or friend's invitation to do something wildly different today. This could broaden horizons that have grown a little narrow recently. [Read entire story]