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Sax, unleashed

Howard Wiley has earned the right to talk. At age 37, the saxophone prodigy (and drummer) has a cool 25 years of professional gigs...

Coming in FRESH

ONSTAGE The piece Bay Area dancer and educator Amara Tabor-Smith will perform this weekend at the 2017 FRESH Festival explores how capitalism seeks control of black...

Do toy drones dream of an Arab future?

This week at CounterPulse (Thu/15-Sat/17), multidisciplinary artists Keith Hennessy and Jassem Hindi  come together for future friend/ships, "an idiot’s perspective on violence and despair,...

Return of the ‘Natives’

ONSTAGE "The initial reaction was shock -- but shock in a good way," laughed Patrick Makuakane, kumu (director) of SF hula dance troupe Nā Lei Hulu...

Crip wisdom, alive and dynamic

ONSTAGE People with chronic pain, differently abled body parts, degenerative diseases comprise an important part of our society -- 19 percent according to one 2010...

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

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO -- Logistically and philosophically, being a trans-border radical performance art troupe is not simple. The Bay Area-based Pocha Nostra troupe, led...

Dropping the F bomb

ONSTAGE Relax, fellow San Franciscans -- all the freaks have not been chased to the East Bay yet. I could run down a list of...
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BIG WEEK + PARTY RADAR: Top 10 things to do Thu/14-Mon/18

BIG WEEK + PARTY RADAR This week I'm combining both my events columns in a mad scientist experiment. (My underground lab is full of...

Can you whack?

MEXICO CITY, MEX. -- Maybe it’s cliché, but it’s also true that vogue and whacking – the latter a dance that sprung up in...

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...