Tag: Great

  • A Lover Girl’s Guide: A Lonely but great romance

    The genre of Korean drama (K-drama) is garnering ever-greater global attention. Typically shorter than American soap operas like “Friends,” k-dramas are especially appealing for their ability to cater to the female gaze, utilize universal messages within powerful storytelling and market themselves uniquely on streaming platforms. “A Lover Girl’s Guide” focuses on romance in this growing…

  • The Good Person Tour: Ingrid Andress at the Great American Music Hall

    On Wednesday, Aug. 23, American country singer Ingrid Andress performed at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco as part of her ongoing tour, ‘The Good Person’, promoted by Goldenvoice. Andress’s performance was opened by Carol Ades.

  • Stanford student shines in San Jose’s ‘Great Comet’

    “Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812,” written by Dave Malloy, has always been one of my favorite musical theater shows. The piece takes a 70-page sliver of “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy and twists it into a two-hour tale of Russian aristocracy and marriage, joy and chaos. It delivers it all with…

  • Rob Kapilow and Tony Yun ‘make Debussy great’ at Stanford Live

    My dad has one of the strangest airplane routines I have ever encountered. On international flights, sometimes 10 or more hours long, he’ll listen to a single song on loop while doing work on his laptop. His recent favorites include Shakira’s “Try Everything” (from “Zootopia”) and Dan + Shay’s “Tequila.” More than anything else, my…

  • New Music with Nick: ‘The Great Escape’ by Larry June and The Alchemist

    Welcome to “New Music with Nick.” In this column, I will be reviewing some of the most notable new album releases across various genres, focusing on hip-hop, R&B and pop music. Join me in exploring the ever-shifting landscape of the streaming era.  Larry June and The Alchemist: “The Great Escape” (March 31, 2023) Typically when…