Wesla Whitfield’s dazzling Street of Dreams

Sep 05

Wesla Whitfield’s dazzling <i>Street of Dreams</i>

Wesla Whitfield and Mike Greensill are better than ever, which is saying something as they've been better than most for quite some time. The singer and her husband, the arranger/pianist, haven't been seen regularly here in San Francisco since they moved north a few years back, but anytime they return is cause for attention and celebration, especially when they're part of an auspicious launch of a new cabaret room.

The lovely space is called Society Cabaret, and it's tucked away in the Hotel Rex, right off Union Square.

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Theater Dogs Hot list: `War Music,’ Lamott, Wesla, `Coco’

Apr 24

Looking for quality entertainment this weekend? Never a difficult task in the Bay Area. In fact, there’s often too much from which to choose. Here are some tips: – American Conservatory Theater’s First look Festival continues Friday and Saturday (April 25 and 26) with Lillian Groag’s War Music, a theatrical adaptation of poet Christopher...

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Review: Wesla Whitfield

Dec 28

With the new year come changes. On New Year’s Eve, Bay Area cabaret veteran Wesla Whitfield wil ring in 2008 with fans and revelers at San Francisco’s Empire Plush Room. She’s in the midst of her record-breaking 27th gig at the venerable cabaret — a wonderfully intimate boite with a gorgeous mariner’s compass stained-glass ceiling...

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Wesla Whitfield’s New Year’s gig

Dec 21

Ask most singers and they’ll tell you: New Year’s Eve is not their favorite night for a gig. Audience members are overexcited, demanding and, most often, drunk off their gourds. “If your goal is to try and re-create the New Year’s Eve scene from When Harry Met Sally, that’s not going to happen,” says jazz cabaret singer Wesla...

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