Arts

Holiday Cookie Challenge with San Francisco Ballet Dancers

This year is a special year for the San Francisco Ballet because 2019 marks the 75th Anniversary of presenting the Nutcracker at the War Memorial Opera House. Why is this significant? Because the San Francisco Ballet was the first ballet company to present the Nutcracker in America on Christmas Eve, 1944! In honor of this…

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Hottest Summer Concert List

Hottest Bay Area Concerts and Festivals to check out this Summer! It’s festival season and San Francisco’s summer concert lineup is already generating a buzz. The barbeques are lit, and temperatures are on the rise! Perk up your calendar by setting aside these dates so you can relax with family and friends while kicking back…

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What is a Concertmaster?

San Francisco Symphony meet the concertmaster

What is the Role of a Concertmaster in a Symphony? Before a symphony concert begins, you’ll notice a few things happen first… Once the audience has taken their seats, outcomes a violinist and everyone begins to clap. This violinist takes a bow and then turns to the oboist for a tuning note. After the orchestra…

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5 Things You Should Know Before Seeing Hamilton 

Since 2015, Hamilton has been one of the most celebrated Broadway shows around the world. It has won countless awards, pushed boundaries on the traditional Broadway show format and the soundtrack was the first-ever cast album to top Billboard’s Top Rap Albums chart. Want to know more about this the show’s origin and how it…

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Red Curtain Addict Top Concert Picks: April 2019

It looks like it’s going to be another month of rain in the Bay Area… BUT we’ve got some fun musical experience that are guaranteed to brighten up your day and keep you from going stir crazy at home. From Broadway hits, West Coast Premieres and Red Curtain Addict Nights Out, we think you’re going…

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