AMC Delays Reopening Theaters After Months Shut Down Due To COVID-19AMC Theaters is pushing back its plans to begin reopening theaters by two weeks, after going dark due to COVID-19. The company said it would open approximately 450 U.S. locations on July 30, and the remaining 150 the following week.
San Francisco Museums Get Green Light To Reopen June 29Museums across San Francisco that have been closed for months due to the COVID-19 shelter in place order got a surprise phone call from the mayor's office Monday, giving them the green light to reopen.
'St Elmo's Fire,' 'Batman Forever' Director Joel Schumacher Dies, At 80oel Schumacher, the eclectic and brazen filmmaker who dressed New York department store windows before shepherding the Brat Pack to the big screen in “St. Elmo’s Fire” and steering the Batman franchise into its most baroque territory in “Batman Forever” and “Batman & Robin,” has died. He was 80.
Oakland Native Bonnie Pointer Of The Pointer Sisters Dies At 69Oakland native, Grammy award-winning Motown artist Bonnie Pointer, of the Pointer Sisters died Monday morning, according to a report. She was 69.
AMC Theatres In Emeryville, San Francisco Could Close Permanently Due To COVID-19 PandemicMovie theater chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet.
Black Squares Flood Instagram As Entertainment Industry Blacks Out To Protest George Floyd DeathBlack square after black square was posted on Instagram Tuesday after artists, performers and musicians joined in a social media blackout to protest the death of George Floyd and other blacks at the hands of the police.
Jimmy Cobb, Last Surviving Musician On Miles Davis Jazz Classic 'Kind Of Blue' Dies, At 91Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died Sunday.
Apple Buys NextVR Which Broadcasts Sports, Music In Virtual RealityNews that Apple bought virtual-reality streaming sports company NextVR is the latest sign the Cupertino tech giant is closer to revealing a much-rumored augmented reality and VR headset.
D-Nice Teams Up With Houseparty To DJ A Huge Virtual Prom Party For Class Of 2020As if D-Nice hasn’t already done his share to make this COVID-19 lockdown bearable with Club Quarantine on Instagram, now he’s teaming up with San Francisco-based app Houseparty to spin what may be the biggest prom night party ever for the Class of 2020
Don't Miss Grammy Award-Winning Violinist Madds Tolling At Yoshi'sGrammy Award-winning violinist Madds Tolling stopped by the studio to talk with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his upcoming gig at Yoshi's. As a special treat, Madds performed live.
Violins Of Hope Tour Showcases Historic Instruments Played During The HolocaustProducer Patricia Kristof Moy talks to Michelle Griego about 'Violins of Hope,' a powerful show touring San Francisco showcasing a collection of violins from the Holocaust.
Meet Actor Monique Hafen Adams, Star Of San Jose Stage Company's 'Chicago'Actor Monique Hafen Adams talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about her starring role as 'Roxy Hart' in San Jose Stage Company's production of the Tony-Award winning musical, 'Chicago.'
Filmmaker Cali Gilbert Talks About Her Award-Winning Film 'Invisible'Award winning filmmaker Cali Gilbert talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about her new film, "Invisible," winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival.
Check Out The Amazing Talent Of 19-Year-Old R&B Singer/Dancer Isaac BrownNineteen-year-old singer/dancer/actor Isaac Brown is just off the heels of his performance in Oakland. He talks about his career, his influences, his style, and does an amazing 'a capella' performance of the classic, 'Unchained Melody.'
Coronavirus Impact: San Francisco Symphony Cancels Concerts; Employees, Musicians Take 25 Percent PaycutThe San Francisco Symphony announced Wednesday the cancellation of all remaining concerts in the 2019–20 season and also its summer series in the wake of the continuing coronavirus outbreak.