Arts & Entertainment

Dark Star Orchestra Returns to the Fillmore

Posted October 21, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

My first Grateful Dead show was way back in 1972, on the football field of D.C.’s American University. Now I don’t claim to be a “Deadhead”. I saw them perhaps only ten more times over the next twenty years, in
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Scott Amendola’s ‘Believe’

Posted October 14, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

Still a relatively new transplant to the Bay Area, my earliest introduction to the renown SF drummer Scott Amendola, came via his work with women of Charming Hostess. Since then, I have seen his exceptional work with the prodigious guitarist
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Richard Roll’s ‘Down Dog’

Posted September 30, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

Director Richard Roll’s “Down Dog” is both a satire and celebration of the recent explosion of Los Angeles “yoga culture” and the proliferation of ersatz “gurus” capitalizing on the zeitgeist of the times – the West’s current fascination with the
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The Druid Sisters Tea Party

Posted September 16, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

The Druid Sisters Tea Party has been called a “rollicking light-hearted all-girl groove Celtic-funk dance band with tons of fun in mind.” Drummer-percussionist Claudia Paige, started the project with the idea of mixing African and tribal beats with Celtic fiddle
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From Fringe To New Openings

Posted September 16, 2005 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

A FRINGE FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHT is Moe Bertran’s “Love Scenes”. It’s a surprising look into the lives of people that you have probably met along the path of life. The amazing thing about Bertran is that he is able to flesh
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