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Friday, June 15th, 2012

SF Restaurant Review: Betelnut in Pacific Heights

by Evan Karp I’d heard some good things about Betelnut, so when my editor announced our staff was having lunch there to punctuate the end to a fabulous July, I got excited. I even wore my ascot. It’s no wonder San Francisco has so many good Asian restaurants: the city boasts the largest Chinese population

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Culture: Afternoon in the Garden of Hedonism

by Evan Karp Playing now at the American Conservatory Theater is John Rando’s staging of Alan Ayckbourn’s Round and Round the Garden, a comical sex farce and character study set in early 1970s England. The pre-existing rapport...

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Culture: Vigil for change

by Evan Karp Morris Panych’s Vigil, being staged now at San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater, is at once tender and dark and funny, a series of extended punchlines replete with pathos and unwavering conjecture about the nature...

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Culture: The Caucasian Chalk Circle wasteland transformation project

by Evan Karp John Doyle’s reimagination of Bertolt Brecht’s

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Culture: Over-the-Top November: Mamet is Shocking

by Evan Karp David Mamet’s over-the-top new satirical comedy November takes a merciless stab at American politics, the nature of our populace, and, well, the integrity of theater. The rave reviews you’ve no doubt already heard are...

Monday, March 1st, 2010

Culture: Here is Phedre in her Frenzy

by Evan Karp When the lights go dim and a cello announces the middle of the dire conflict that begins Phedre, audiences at The American Conservatory Theater will be transported into an unknown time period. But they...

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Culture: [Your Name Here] in Brief Encounter

by Evan Karp “There must be a part of you, deep down, that still longs to splash about in the dangerous sea.” Those are hairy words for a married man to speak to a married woman in...

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