Stories about Performance

Sax, unleashed

Local saxophone sensation Howard Wiley of Extra Nappy dishes out hot licks before his appearance at SFJAZZ, Sat/22.

Coming in FRESH

Eighth annual performance festival deploys 'empathy/destruction' theme to address (and cope with) our current moment.

Do toy drones dream of an Arab future?

In 'future friend/ships' -- this week at CounterPulse -- performers Keith Hennessy and Jassem Hindi create a political fever dream-ritual.

Return of the ‘Natives’

20 years after it shocked audiences, Nā Lei Hulu's 'The Natives Are Restless' comes back at an invigorating moment.

Crip wisdom, alive and dynamic

'Sins Invalid' returns to ODC with a galvanizing new show, celebrating bodies at society's vulnerable intersections.

Is SF done with Pocha Nostra? (Is Pocha Nostra done with SF?)

Two upcoming performances aside, the world-renowned art troupe isn't quite sure it fits in anymore.

Dropping the F bomb

Female drag performer Fauxnique's new show 'The F Word' explores fashionably fierce feminism.
48 Hills Big WeeK Black Comix Art festival

BIG WEEK + PARTY RADAR: Top 10 things to do Thu/14-Mon/18

Black Comix, Berlin and Beyond, Disco Daddy, Black Salt Collective, Richie Hawtin, Future Days, MLK Celebration, more great events and parties.

Can you whack?

Viktor Manoel, a Chicano originator of 1970s dance form whacking, schools young Mexican dancers in the art.

BIG WEEK: The top 10 things to do Wed/6-Sun/10

Sketchfest, Tape Music Festival, Bowie Birthday Bash, Movement Arts Festival, Project Nunway, Mochi Pounding,  Star Trek Live... By Marke B. BIG WEEK Sketchfest! Sketchfest! Sketchfest! Is...