We’re excited to announce our new monthly series – Red Curtain Addict Top Picks! Looking for something to do in San Francisco can be a challenge. Not because there’s nothing to do, but because there is SO MUCH to do! Instead of you looking through countless ticketing sites and trying to find the best performing…

The FIRST-EVER horror opera series for virtual reality has officially arrived!  Opera on Tap (a non-profit with a mission to expose new audiences to opera by performing it in alternative venues) has produced The Parksville Murders, an immersive and spine-chilling experience that combines film, technology, and opera. Recently, we sat down with four of the creators…

This week the San Francisco Symphony held their first ever Oktoberfest at the Davis Symphony Hall! Before the performance began, we had the opportunity to attend their speakeasy VIP biergarten. We called it a “speakeasy” because each VIP guest was escorted through a secret passage backstage that didn’t seem like much until you reached a…

Do you know what an OOVE is? We didn’t either. That is until we met with composer Nathaniel Stookey who told us about this brand new instrument that inspired his new piece called YTTE (Yield To Total Elation). The OOVE was made by a friend of his, Oliver DiCicco who has a workshop in San…

La Bohéme has always been on of my favorite operas because I’m in LOVE with the Broadway production Rent! Did you know that Rent was based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera?? Yes, there are a few differences (okay, maybe a lot) but Jonathan Larson created Rent because he wanted to update the setting and story of…

And you thought seeing opera was for the old people with squeaky hearing aids… Not in San Francisco! The SF Opera has started a new event called SF Opera Pop-Up Lab featuring their fantastic singers but in a new and “out-of-the-box” way. Last Friday, over 300 people gathered at the Chapel in the Mission, yes…