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‘Change the dynamics’: Dawoud Bey on photography, place, and history

On February 15, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opened An American Project, a retrospective, of the work of multi-award-winning photographer and teacher Dawoud Bey. The show was...

In ‘Please Don’t Eat the Mangos,’ this Mami has secrets

When Wilma Bonet first read Ricardo Pérez González's script for the play Don’t Eat the Mangos (through March 22 at Magic Theatre), she liked it right away.  “First of all, it’s a story...

How do you represent Black and Latino communities at major museum shows?

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco started its Community Representatives program back in 1992 when it hosted an exhibit of the work of Henry Ossawa Tanner. But it...

Creativity Explored branches out with ‘Of here from there’ exhibition

The first time artist Ana Teresa Fernández entered the Creativity Explored studio, she says she fell in love with the space. “It’s like what you think of as a...

Electrifying art of Black Power in ‘Soul of a Nation’

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963–1983 was organized by London’s Tate Museum and traveled to Arkansas, New York, and Los Angeles before coming...

Springsteen meets surveillance state in ‘Born in East Berlin’

Rogelio Martinez likes a little chaos when he works. So one day he had his toddler daughter, Charlotte, on his lap watching videos while he was writing a play....

You’ve never seen a ‘Gatsby’ like this

When his theater company starts working on a show, says John Collins of Elevator Repair Service, members don’t necessarily know–or want to know–where they’re going to end up. Maybe, for...

In ‘The Children,’ nuclear disaster, strange twists, and surprising humor

Barbara Damashek, Professor Emerita at San Francisco State University and three-time Tony nominee (for the score, lyrics and direction of 1985’s Quilters), looks for a few things when she’s...

Playwright Ana Bayat lets us peek inside her ‘Mimi’s Suitcase’

Many Iranian families who could, left Iran during the revolution in 1979. But Ana Bayat’s family members did things a little differently. They left their native Tehran years before...

Cartooning the Japanese Internment, through George Takei’s eyes

Harmony Becker, the creator of the comics Himawari Share, Love Potion, and Anemone and Catharus, was at her booth at an indie comic arts show in Brooklyn when Leigh Walton, with Top...