Caitlin Donohue

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Caitlin Donohue grew up in the Sunset and attended Jefferson Elementary School. She writes about weed, sex, perreo, and other methods of dismantling power structures. Her current center of operations is Mexico City.

Fresh Meat Festival serves up revolutionary trans-queer dance, 17 years on

DANCE You will not find another festival out there like this one, or at least one that has embodied the same ongoing dedication to exploring the artistic possibility that...

Broke-Ass Stuart is on ‘Shaky Ground’ in spot-on new web series

This was going to be a really mopey essay about moving away from San Francisco, and coming back to visit, and being sad and feeling lost and maybe like...

Arts Forecast: Open up your world with the SF International Arts Festival

ARTS FORECAST Sure you're broke — so let the artists from Hong Kong, Ireland, and the Czech Republic come to you? Such is the proposal of this week's San...

Arts Forecast: White Night rally marks SF’s legacy of insurrection

ARTS FORECAST It was a bitter pill for the Castro the day Supervisor Harvey Milk and George Moscone were gunned down in City Hall in 1979. Making the ordeal even...

Arts Forecast: The week’s best moments to honor Momma

ARTS FORECAST Every day is a good day to show Mom love, but this weekend is an excuse to go in big. Mother’s Day is on Sunday! You can...

What is Bay Area drag? Oaklash Festival has some wild ideas

"Television is not nor has it ever been the ultimate form of drag," Oaklash Drag Festival co-founder and performer and East Bay-based drag queen Mama Celeste, a.k.a. Greg Tartaglione,...

A live cinema event to ‘Remember Los Siete’ in the Mission

On May 1,1969, a pair of cops stopped a group of Latino activists on the Mission District's Alvarado Street. In the ensuring altercation, one of the officers was shot...

‘The Wait Room’ expresses the physical effects of a loved one’s incarceration

“When my husband was first sentenced, people would cross the street to avoid me,” remembers choreographer Jo Kreiter, writing to 48 Hills before her aerial dance production The Wait...

San Pablo’s Los Cenzontles ramps up its Mexican rhythms

ALL EARS There are certain well-worn channels through which culture tends to move. Socioeconomically dominant countries export cultural products, regional art forms are picked up by the global mainstream...

Cross-bay institution Black Choreographers Festival celebrates its first 15 years

“A courageous/ambitious idea,” is how co-founder Laura Ellis characterizes the birth of her and fellow choreographer Kendra Barnes’ enduring yearly event, the Black Choreographers Festival. The 15th anniversary of...