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Out There :: 2016: A Space Odyssey

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Oct 22
Some symphonygoers get up on their high horse about film screenings at the concert hall accompanied by full orchestra, calling them "orchestra karaoke." But Out There always enjoys these events

Allies :: Five Tips for How to Show up and Stand Up

CULTURE | By Jeff Taylor | Oct 10
There are some key points in common that will help you be a better friend and champion to those in your life in a less privileged position than yourself.

How Emmett Till's Murder Revolutionized the Civil Rights Movement

CULTURE | Sep 30
One of the most-anticipated exhibits at The Smithsonian's Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., is a casket that carried the body of Emmett Till 61 years ago.

President Obama Helps Open New African American Museum

CULTURE | Sep 27
The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture opened Saturday to the public.

Oprah on Opening of the "Moving and Profound" African American Museum

CULTURE | Sep 25
One of earliest supporters for the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture was Oprah Winfrey, who donated more than $20 million and is a member of its council.

Out There :: Dishing It Up At the Legion

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Sep 24
Pieces from an innovative French porcelain manufactory that served under Louis XV's royal patronage are displayed in a new exhibition at the Legion of Honor. (But don't call it "Totes amazeballs!")

Out There :: Gems from the Archives

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Sep 10
Last week the San Francisco Opera Archive unveiled its new, permanent photography exhibition "Looking Through the Lens: The Glory of San Francisco Opera, Past and Present."

1991 Redefined America in Music, Movies and Moments

CULTURE | Jul 31
In 1991, just like today, a Clinton was running for the White House. America was coming out of a serious recession and the country was dealing with brutality, inequality and unrest over the status quo.

In Tumultuous Summer, Young Americans in A Dour Mood

FINANCE | By Janie Har and Emily Swanson | Jul 17
In a summer of political and racial tumult, young Americans are in a dour mood: pessimistic about the fairness of their economic system, questioning the greatness of the United States and deeply skeptical of the way the nation picks its leaders.

Out There :: Gypsy Gyrations

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Jul 9
Bare-chested ruffians, sleazy behavior, flashy costuming, a blowjob, a knifefight, boozing, smuggling, petty crime - Bieito's take on Bizet's eternally popular masterwork is the "Scarface" of powerhouse opera.

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