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    The Frail Ophelias’ ‘Xerces Blue’ mourns an extinct species of butterfly

The Frail Ophelias’ ‘Xerces Blue’ mourns an extinct species of butterfly

This spring, SF's the Frail Ophelias are shaking things up a bit with Xerces Blue.

With many of the songs originally commissioned by San Francisco dance troupe Project Agora back [...]

By |April 17, 2019|Comments Off on The Frail Ophelias’ ‘Xerces Blue’ mourns an extinct species of butterfly
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    Best Of 2018: Jody’s favorite (and likely only) “Shakespeare cover band” in San Francisco

Best Of 2018: Jody’s favorite (and likely only) “Shakespeare cover band” in San Francisco

Listen. I know I say what I am about to say at grave risk to my reputation as an established and, I hope, respected member of the local music [...]

By |December 27, 2018|Comments Off on Best Of 2018: Jody’s favorite (and likely only) “Shakespeare cover band” in San Francisco
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    The Frail Ophelias revive ‘Macbeth’ for the 21st century

The Frail Ophelias revive ‘Macbeth’ for the 21st century

(photo: Bradley Cox)

Isn’t it obvious why Karl Digerness chose to start the Frail Ophelias with Macbeth?

“With like, murderous despots,” he says, a half-stifled scoff interrupting him, “it feels very [...]

By |October 31, 2018|Comments Off on The Frail Ophelias revive ‘Macbeth’ for the 21st century