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Eliana Lopez

SF Sheriff’s Wife Eliana Lopez Brings Her One-Woman Play Back To Local Theater

A one-woman play starring the wife of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and that tells the story of the pair’s involvement in a 2012 political scandal will get three more weekends on stage.

08/21/2015

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Theater Chain Searching Patrons’ Bags Before Entering

Regal Cinema is posting signs at all their theaters warning patrons that their bags are now subject to searches before entering the theater.

08/19/2015

Steve Jobs (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sante Fe Opera To Commission Production On Steve Jobs

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be the subject of an upcoming opera.

08/05/2015

Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth

Sunday Night’s Tony Awards Will Feature Stars, Songs And A Stunt

Tony Award producers are hoping they’ve struck gold with the intriguing pairing of Broadway veterans Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth.

06/06/2015

Harris Rosenbloom (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Woman Found Dead Inside SF Chinatown Theater; Promoter Arrested

A promoter for the Great Star Theater in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood was arrested on suspicion of homicide Sunday after a 31-year-old woman was found dead inside the theater, a police spokeswoman said.

05/12/2015

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California Theater Program Translates To Professional Success

By enhancing their theater program beyond an extra-curricular activity, students at Burlingame High School in the Bay Area are acquiring life skills in the drama department and utilizing them in their other classes.

04/02/2015

Eliana Lopez

Wife Of San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi Tells Her Side Of Domestic Scandal By Acting On Stage

The domestic violence scandal that rocked San Francisco politics, involving Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his wife Eliana Lopez, consumed both headlines and a courtroom in 2012. Now Lopez gets to share her side of the story, in the form of a play.

03/18/2015

Fifty Shades and SpongeBob

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Film Visible From Viewing Area For ‘SpongeBob 2’ At Concord Drive-In

Parents taking their kids to see the SpongeBob movie at a drive-in theater in Concord may be in for a surprise when they find they can see the Fifty Shades of Grey film playing on a nearby screen.

02/16/2015

The marquee at the Elmwood-Rialto theater in Berkeley hasn't been changed in months because of safety violations. (CBS)

Berkeley Theater’s Marquee Unchanged For Months After CAL-OSHA Worker Walking By Spots Safety Violations

A Berkeley movie theater in business for a century is stuck between a rock and a hard place after a CAL-OSHA worker noticed a theater worker changing the marquee without approved safety measures.

02/04/2015

Seth Rogan, James Franco, The Interview Premiere,

In Historic First, Sony Releases ‘The Interview’ Online Christmas Eve, In Independent Theaters Christmas Day

After pulling “The Interview” from theatrical release in the face of terrorist threats traced to North Korea, Sony confirms it is changing plans and releasing the film in limited theaters on Christmas Day after all, acquiescing to the outcry of many Americans who said the nation had suffered an attack on the freedom of speech.

12/23/2014

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