Monthly Archives: August 2020

Arthur Judson, first president of Columbia Artists. (detail from a 1946 portrait by Valentino Sierra)

Columbia Artists folds after 90 years

Mark Gresham | 30 Aug 2020 Columbia Artists Management Inc. (CAMI), a legendary artist management company in the performing arts industry, is calling it quits, shutting down after nine decades of operation. CAMI represented a very large number of […]

American pianist Garrick Ohlsson. (credit: Dario Acosta)

Garrick Ohlsson celebrates 50th anniversary of Chopin Competition win with live-streamed recital

Mark Gresham | 27 AUG 2020 American classical pianist Garrick Ohlsson takes to the online IDAGIO Global Concert Hall for the first time to live-stream and all-Chopin recital from San Francisco Conservatory this Saturday, August 29 at 8:00pm PT […]

RCA 630-TS, the first mass-produced television set (1946–1947). (source: Wikimedia.org CC BY-SA 3.0)

THIS WEEK: August 26 – September 1, 2020

★ Posted on Tuesday afternoons, event listings are for Wednesday through the following Tuesday. TOP LIVE & LOCAL · BROADCASTS & STREAMS TOP LIVE & LOCAL Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are no live concert listings this week. […]

composer Mason Bates, aka DJ Masonic. (courtesy of Bucklesweet media)

Mercury Soul’s new “Cathedral” mini-series blends meditative classical with electronica

Mark Gresham | 20 AUG 2020 San Francisco-based Mercury Soul has produced a new, eclectic, four-part music video mini-series entitled Mercury Soul: Cathedral, which made its debut this past Saturday with the release of its first episode on YouTube. […]