Macbeth

Here is my conundrum: (1) I am not crazy about performances that last three full hours; (2) I want to be emotionally pulled in; and (3) if dancers are going to be on stage for most of an opera the choreography should be meaningful and not repetitious. Well, the LAOpera  ...

Heisenberg

What makes great theater? If your answer is elaborate sets, music and dance, “Heisenberg” is not for you. But if you want to watch the beautifully acted, captivating interaction between two strangers — lost souls, who, by the end of the 80-minute, one-act-play have formed a vital bond — run  ...

Coborn Road, E3 London

A truly unique opportunity to purchase this freehold warehouse conversion, set just off the much coveted Tredegar Square. Spanning approximately 2368 sqft this amazing duplex warehouse has been carefully restored to create an exceptional and elegant sanctuary. Striking features include a very impressive open-plan living/kitchen space with beautiful flooring and  ...

1315 Jones Street, San Francisco

1350 Jones Street Nob Hill $3,795,000 Sold Built in 1909 3 levels Formal living room/fireplace Formal dining room/sitting area Custom gourmet kitchen Solarium breakfast area View master suite/fireplace & library His & her bathrooms & dressing room Guest bedroom or at-home office & bath Laundry room 2 car tandem garage  ...

Gems and Minerals Unearthed

September 30, 2016 Renzo Piano's magnificent "all-glass see-through" California Academy of Sciences ([http://www.calacademy.org) in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park (across from another architectural wonder, Herzog & de Meuron's de Young Museum) had its eighth birthday three days ago. The group of buildings Piano replaced were constructed beginning in 1916,  ...

The Last Wife

Henry VIII’s sixth and last wife is probably the one you don’t remember. She was Katherine Parr, Henry’s third Catherine, and a feminist before her time. Timeline Theatre’s new production of Kate Hennig’s play, "The Last Wife," introduces her to us in a clever mix of fact and fiction. The  ...

Don Pasquale

The superbly melodic operas of Gaetano Donizetti represent a triumph of the human spirit over extreme adversities. Long before syphilis and bipolar disorder drove him into an insane asylum and then early death at age 51 in 1848, he had a complicated, difficult life, but his music is often happy,  ...