Articles about THE BIG VOICE: God or Merman? ~ Coming to San Francisco ~ Three articles in San Francisco & Baltimore newspapers & websites

Check out these great articles about my friends Steve Schalchlin and Jim Brochu and their musical coming to one of my favorite cities this August. In yesterday’s San Francisco Sentinel: THE BIG VOICE: God or Merman? Direct From Off-Broadway — A Special Event at the New Conservatory Theatre Centerby Seán Martinfield, Sentinel Fine Arts Critic …

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THE BIG VOICE: THE BIG VOICE: GOD OR MERMAN? in San Francisco August 1-19

THE BIG VOICE: GOD OR MERMAN?A Musical Comedy in two lives.Written by Steve Schalchlin and Jim Brochu. It will be at the New Conservatory Theatre’s Decker Theatrein San FranciscoAUGUST 1-19, 2007Performed by Jim Brochu & Steve Schalchlin! New York Times: “Side-splitting! A hilarious and utterly enthralling evening of musical theater.” Village Voice: “Jim Brochu and …

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Patrick Amiot’s sculpture in Sebastopol, CA

While I was in California visiting my family earlier this month my sister drove me down Florence Avenue in Sebastopol. WOW! There is some wonderful sculpture there! Mimi drove me back so I could take these photos: The sculptures are by Patrick Amiot and his wife Brigitte Laurent. They have a website with much more …

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articles: “San Franciscophobia” and “Real Christians Fight Intolerance”

San Franciscophobia We’re stuck with a terrible war and a worse president, and all the GOP can do is scream, “Pelosi and her Nancy boys are coming”?This is pathetic. and People who want to take a swing at San Francisco should think twice. Yes, the Irish coffee at Fisherman’s Wharf is overpriced, and the bus …

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Rich City Poor City: Middle-class Neighborhoods Are Disappearing

Ron Miguel, a retired florist and native San Franciscan, can remember when a middle-class family could buy a home in the city without breaking the bank. But over the decades, he has watched that change. and “It’s bad for democracy,” Karlinsky said. “When you have concentrations of poverty, people growing up there have less access …

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Aging Gays Fuel Specialized Housing Market

by Lisa Leff, Associated Press Writer ~ Saturday June 10 Graying of Gay Population Fuels Market for Specialized Housing SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like other gay men in their golden years, Jack Norris and Seymour Sirota had heard the horror stories. An elderly lesbian couple is housed on separate floors of a nursing home and …

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