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Tony Bravo

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Past articles by Tony:

Bay Area performers respond to Tennessee drag ban, other anti-LGBTQ bills

Tennessee drag ban sends LGBTQ rights 'back in time,' fights losing battle with art form. → Read More

Billy Porter to bring ‘Black Mona Lisa’ tour to Bay Area

The award-winning star of 'Pose' plans to focus on his pop music with nods to his other career highlights. → Read More

5 SECA artists at SFMOMA show the vivid present and promising future of Bay Area art

Local recipients of the prestigious award take over the San Francisco museum, turning its galleries into community-centered installations confronting big issues. → Read More

Forget ‘the slap.’ The Oscars have had plenty of pop culture hits

From Tom Hanks' speech inspiring a film to Michael Moore's protest and the 'La La Land' mix-up, the ceremony has had its share of must-see moments. → Read More

SFMOMA and MoAD to share curator for art of the African Diaspora

The new role is a first for both San Francisco institutions and unique in the museum world. → Read More

Review: Final opening exhibitions at ICA SF show promise fulfilled at Dogpatch museum

'Resting Our Eyes' and 'A Weed by Any Other Name' are stellar shows helmed by Bay Area talent. → Read More

S.F. drag queen biography a worthy addition to the city’s queer history tomes

Influential performer Doris Fish remembered as pioneer in new biography. → Read More

‘Sargent & Spain’ shows European influence on U.S. painter

The new exhibition at the Legion of Honor explores famed painter John Singer Sargent's relationship with Spain while asking questions about the artist's gaze. → Read More

George Santos lied about 'Spider-Man.' Here are other Broadway failures he can claim

Why stop at 'Spider-Man?' The congressman's song-and-dance resume could use some polishing → Read More

Review: S.F. gallery showcases otherworldly works by 2 Bay Area artists

Pae White and David Huffman transport viewers with epic tapestries and Afrofuturism. → Read More

Castro Theatre renovation plans hit with a major setback by City Hall

Recommendations move to Board of Supervisors after impassioned public hearing at San Francisco Historic Preservation Commission meeting. → Read More

Will the disclosures of 'Spare' be Prince Harry’s legacy?

He’s spilled the royal secrets, now what’s next for the prince? → Read More

S.F. Ballet boasts 'girl power' and promising future at 90th season gala

Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Paul Pelosi were among the esteemed guests at the opening celebration, which also served as new Artistic Director Tamara Rojo's debut. → Read More

San Francisco’s ‘unofficial art week’ returns. Here are 12 highlights not to miss

Fog Design + Art fair anchors week full of new shows, installations and pop-ups throughout the city. → Read More

SFMOMA acquires first-ever NFT among more than 60 other works for permanent collection

San Francisco artist Lynn Hershman Leeson created the non-fungible token featuring Tilda Swinton at the museum's request. → Read More

This performer brings dimension to life-size paper dolls at S.F.’s Club Fugazi

With cardboard, tape and string, Italian performer Ennio Marchetto transforms into celebrities — and brings Chronicle columnist Tony Bravo with him. → Read More

Congress’ House speaker debacle feels like a bad reality show. Here are 7 lowlights

The Republicans' government dysfunction in the new House of Representatives is concerning for the country, but C-SPAN has never been better TV. → Read More

San Francisco artists' space floods in storms, with losses they'll 'never get back'

Tenants at Islais Creek Studios in Bayview expected damage to worsen with Wednesday's storm, and were warned they'd lose access until Friday. → Read More

Princess Poppy competes on 'RuPaul’s Drag Race' as art form is attacked by political right

The San Francisco performer discusses how it feels to be on the Emmy-winning show amid threats to safety of drag performers. → Read More

How a new owner plans to keep unique S.F. bookstore’s legacy alive

The new Eames Institute is keeping the name of William Stout Architectural Books as it takes over the beloved store, and the mission will be much the same. → Read More