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I Saw You: What Are You, My Therapist?

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It was nice to get an invite to your place after not seeing you for a few months. You’re my favorite brother—at least that’s the impression the rest of the family has—and I’d had the uneasy feeling that we were falling out of touch, even though you only live about an hour… » Read More

The Ten Tenors at Campbell Heritage Theatre

TENOR SO: Double digit tenor group Ten Tenors tackles timely tunes.

It’s both an alliterative masterpiece and a musical extravaganza. Hailing from Australia, the Ten Tenors—none of whom are named Pavarotti or Domingo—have been performing worldwide for more than 20 years. Celebrating their latest recording, Wish You Were Here, the Tenors dive into both the classical repertoire and the contemporary canon, tackling such… » Read More

DeAndre Brackensick at Art Boutiki

IDOL HANDS: American Idol and Postmodern Jukebox star (and homegrown talent) DeAndre Brackensick comes to Art Boutiki.

Everyone in the greater South Bay can remember where they were on the evening of April 5, 2012. That was, of course, the day when San Jose R&B singer and former Oak Grove High homecoming king DeAndre Brackensick was eliminated from competition on season 11 of American Idol. He soon after toured… » Read More

‘Pagliacci’ at California Theatre

META THEATRE: Hell hath no fury like a clown scorned.

When it comes to sad clowns, Weary Willie—Emmett Kelly’s iconic caricature of a down-and-out, Depression-era hobo—may be the first image that crops up in the contemporary imagination. But the O.G. of all sad clowns is undoubtedly Pagliacci. In Ruggero Leoncavallo’s beloved Pagliacci, a theater troupe stages a production that hits too close… » Read More

Downtown Ice at the Circle of Palms

ICE TIME: Now in it's 23rd year, Downtown Ice is the ice that no one is calling to abolish.

Though it may not feel like it, winter is coming. And in San Jose, that means ice skating under the Circle of Palms, next to the San Jose Museum of Art. The beloved holiday tradition continues into its 23rd year, under the benevolent leadership of Kristi Yamaguchi, one of the Bay Area’s… » Read More

‘Chicago’ at San Jose Center for the Performing Arts

RAZZLE DAZZLE: Broadway San Jose brings the tale of betrayal & feminine revenge to the CPA.

Broadway San Jose hosts six performances (over four days) of the celebrated crime-and-dames musical Chicago, which first burst out of Broadway back in 1975. (Let’s not forget the 2002 movie version won the Oscar for Best Picture.) The play is the story of two women, Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, both of… » Read More

‘Autopiloto’ Live-Streams the Self-Drive

AUTO MOBILE: Radio EE explores our Asimovian future in an online program about self-driving cars.

So, this is kind of … different. A collective of artists known as RadioEE, in association with the Montalvo Arts Center, will be broadcasting a live transmission from a semi-autonomous vehicle (self-driving car) as it cruises around the Bay Area over the course of two days. Narration in English, Spanish and Vietnamese… » Read More