Historical black-and-white photo of South First Street
Apr 17, 2024

Past and Present: Two Annual Events Return to SoFA District

From a French Catholic saint to Kurt Cobain, the ghosts of 417 S. First Street will haunt and bless events in the SoFA District.
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music in the park san jose
Tech N9ne in Menlo Park
Apr 17, 2024

Tech N9ne in Menlo Park

Because of his popularity, his music has been featured in major video games like the Madden NFL 24 franchise and television shows like The Hills—all without signing a major label deal.
Two performers in Victorian costumes on a set with brightly colored background lights
Apr 17, 2024

Opera San José Mounts Bay Area Debut of ‘Florencia en el Amazonas’

Opera San Jose’s “Florencia en el Amazonas” is not only a regional premiere but also the company’s first Spanish-language production.
Apr 10, 2024

Rob Brezsny’s Free Will Astrology for the Week of 4.11.24-4.17.24

Astrologer Rob Brezsny offers insights for all signs in his weekly column.
MENTAL HEALTH, addiction, Proposition 1, San Jose, Silicon Valley
Before the March election, a poll showed nearly 70% support for Proposition 1 and no funded opposition campaign. Why was it so close?
retail, Yonex Jones, Tankshit Tanktop
Leaving brick and mortar behind, Yonex Jones fires up the BoxTruck Mafia and takes Tankshit Tanktop on the road again.
Michela Musolino in San Jose
As a singer, she spent years researching the folk songs of Sicilian Italy and now reinterprets them in a manner that weaves the ancient and modern with an ethereal, almost angelic voice.
Cunning Little Vixen in Mountain View
This opera production by Czech composer Leoš Janáček is translated by Donald Pippin, founder and artistic director of Pocket Opera, the Bay Area chamber opera company of over 40 years.
The Shindig Show in San Jose
The bill includes diverse comedy styles and comics from different walks of life, which should be a funny evening.
Takacs Quartet at Stanford
Combining the sounds of the classical string quartet with the bandoneon produces a rich and haunting old-world vibe.
Force Model in San Jose
Along for the ride are Oakland’s Facet, Celadon (in support of their latest self-titled EP) and the sonic explosion also known as Dusty Slims.
Bongfather in San Jose
It’s a beautiful thing when high-watt amps line the altar of rock (the Caravan stage/floor) along with drums designed to fill stadium-sized venues.
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