Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 37 / 14 September 2017
O&A Arts events, Sept. 14-21, 2017

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Online Extra: Political Notes: CA AG to keynote BAYMEC brunch

CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra to keynote South Bay political group's gala brunch. Santa Clara County to mark bisexual visibility week. (read more)


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Milk Plaza finalists revealed

Aiming to transform the most visible corner of the Castro, a design competition for a reimagined Harvey Milk Plaza has revealed three finalists for public feedback. (read more)

SF artist known as Bubbles shot dead

An LGBT artist known as Bubbles is being mourned after he was fatally shot in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood last weekend. (read more)

Oakland celebrates Pride

The parade was bigger than previous years and more people watched it go up Broadway as warm weather brought tens of thousands to the East Bay to celebrate Oakland Pride. (read more)

Full house for Oakland LGBTQ center opening

Oakland city leaders and others filled the new LGBTQ Community Center at its grand opening on the eve of Pride weekend. (read more)

Lee encourages LGBTs to 'stay woke'

Congresswoman Barbara Lee told attendees at the East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club's Pride breakfast that while the Oakland Pride festivities were "celebratory," there are many things going on in the country that are harmful. (read more)

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Music - Operatic pageantry in season opener

The San Francisco Opera's 95th season opened last week with a Friday night gala featuring Puccini's spectacular "Turandot" as the centerpiece. (read more)

Fine Arts - Spirits reaching across time

It may come as a surprise – or perhaps it won't – that the most esteemed historical portrait painter of the Maori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, was a late-19th, early-20th century Vienna-trained Czech named Gottfried Lindauer, who migrated from his native Bohemia to the other side of the world in 1874. (read more)

Out There - Fun in the Imperial Palace

Part of the fun of being invited to the San Francisco Opera's opening gala is rubbing shoulders with famous socialites. (read more)

Theatre - Rhino season opens

The mean streets of Oakland, Australia's harsh Outback, and that desert pockmarked with cement ponds known as Palm Springs are among the destinations in Theatre Rhinoceros' 40th season. (read more)

Books - Following in the footsteps of Odysseus

Don't mistake Daniel Mendelsohn's "An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic" (Knopf) for a mere memoir. (read more)

Books - It's all in the cards

Modern Tarot by Michelle Tea; HarperElixir, $22. (read more)

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