For the Month of December 1996|
Give Your Art: Instead of simply buying things, here's how you can help the arts for the holidays through memberships and volunteering.
War Children: Betsy Blakeslee uses art to heal the children of Bosnia.
Class Cut-Ups: Collage and assemblage artists win new respect for their work.
Hard Nut to Crack: Bay Area dance companies search for new ways to present the holiday classic, "The Nutcracker."
Dances With Songs: Choreographer Michael Smuin carves out a niche on stage and screen.
En Guarde!: The Academy of the Sword teaches actors the art of onstage swashbuckling and fisticuffs.
Tea for Two: Finding spots for afternoon tea by the Bay, not the Thames.
No Handel for Them: The New Century Chamber Orchestra eschews holiday standards in favor of new work this December.