Ben Marks

‘The Real’ Keith Moon Missing in One-Man Show

Like a drum kit being hurled down a flight of stairs by a rock star, Keith Moon: The Real Me, a new one-person show written by and starring Mick Berry, has its sublime moments. However, despite Berry's experience on the stage, acting is not his strength.

Women To Make Some Noise at 2013 Rock Poster Show

The work of Alexandra Fischer, Carolyn Ferris, Junko Mizuno, Criesta Jerray, Laura Edmisten-Matranga, and Casey Castille along with the posters of a couple dozen guys, will be on view Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the annual Rock Art By the Bay exhibition.

Annie Leibovitz Makes a ‘Pilgrimage’ to San Jose

Organized around the conceit that places like Elvis Presley's Graceland, Georgia O'Keefe's Abiquiu, and Ansel Adams' darkroom are destinations to which Leibovitz has always wanted to make a pilgrimage, the show is mostly a catalog of stuff accumulated by famous people.

Björk Brings ‘Biophilia’ to Richmond

Björk performs Biophilia and pieces from other albums at Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, a former Ford assembly plant and a fitting otherworldly setting for the artist's expansive stage productions.

‘Ching Chong Chinaman’ at City Lights

Lauren Yee's Ching Chong Chinaman, now through February 24, 2013, at City Lights Theater Company in San Jose, has more in common with an episode of The Big Bang Theory than a play by David Henry Hwang.

Johns and DeFeo Reunited at SFMOMA

The pairing of Jasper Johns and Jay DeFeo at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, now through February 3, 2013, offers a unique opportunity to ponder the wildly different paths and fortunes of two artists from the same era.

A Play That Will Change Your Life, at the SHN Curran

Trey Parker and Matt Stone's The Book of Mormon succeeds first and foremost because it is just one hell of a show. The Broadway sensation by the creators of South Park continues the duo's tradition of equal-opportunity offense, skewering both the Mormon missionaries and the Ugandans they are attempting to convert.