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Thursday November 12, 2009 - 09:56:00 AM

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LaBute’s ‘Fat Pig’ Has Weight, Lacks Depth

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Thursday November 12, 2009 - 09:52:00 AM

As in much fiction, and occasionally in life, the set-up for Fat Pig, the Neil LaBute play at the Aurora, is simple, leading to complications that threaten that initially apparent simplicity. -more-


Agora Theater Stages Two Readings about Israel and Gaza

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Thursday November 12, 2009 - 09:53:00 AM

Agora Theater—“think ‘marketplace of ideas’ in the public square”—was founded by Anne Hallinan and her fellow San Francisco Mime Troupe alumna Patricia Silver -more-


Wilson’s Twin Bill: ‘A Night at the Opera,’ and Yoshi’s Too

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Thursday November 12, 2009 - 09:54:00 AM

Kahlil Wilson, alumnus of both the UC Berkeley Young Musicians’ Program and the Oakland Youth Chorus, comes home to the Bay Area this week to sing with soprano Hope Briggs and others at the Oakland East Bay Symphony’s “Night at the Opera.” -more-


St. Alban’s Hosts Canconier’s Music of Vlad Dracula’s Time

By Ken Bullock, Special to the Planet
Thursday November 12, 2009 - 09:55:00 AM

The Black Dragon: Music from the Time of Vlad Dracula, the title of Canconier’s Sunday evening concert at St. Alban’s Church in Albany, may strike some readers as being less about the richness and diversity in sounds from 15th- century Eastern and Central Europe and the Balkans than as a vague memory of Bela Lugosi intoning, to the accompaniment of a wolf howling, “Children of the Night! What music they make!” -more-


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Thursday November 12, 2009 - 09:31:00 AM

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