On April 29th, Bay Area columnists consider the relevance of some cultural mainstays. Traditional newspaper food reviewers? Perhaps not. Record labels? Not so sure. The odd number of pork-themed parties taking place this week? Definitely.
A tribute to the Steinhart Aquarium’s two-headed snake. Chron
Dice games pervade the Bay Area art scene this spring. SFBG
Choreographer Anna Halprin is 88. Her husband and collaborator on her new project, Spirit of Place, is 92. If they can make it to their National Dance Week exhibition, so can you. SFBG
Paul Taylor’s dance performances are both exuberant and sardonically dark. SFBG
Dennis Harvey thinks Kate Churchill takes up too much of the yoga mat, so to speak, in her film,Enlighten Up! SFBG
Michael Bauer ponders whether newspaper food reviewers such as himself are becoming obsolete. Chron
In foodie news this week: gourmet sandwiches sold out of a corner market, an Alaskan tasting menu, and a few perhaps ill-timed pig-themed parties. SFBG
The SFBG wonders whether record labels are relevant in today’s music industry. SFBG
Kimberly Chun quite aptly compares Real Housewives to Jane Austen. SFBG
What did we miss? Let us know.