Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Performance

Lost your spook spark? You need a Screaming Telegram

Peaches Christ and the Terror Vault crew bring Halloween to you—in the form of singing horror clowns, on demand

‘It Can’t Happen Here’ returns, right before election

A collaborative radio drama from Berkeley Rep revives the Sinclair Lewis classic, which won raves four years ago

An epic, equitable ‘Power Shift’ for Hope Mohr Dance’s latest

Anti-racism training, Magic squares, 'Space Carcasses,' more refocus on BIPOC improvisation practitioners for company's Bridge Project.

With glamour and grit, Red Vic aims for permanent queer housing transformation

How much is that drag queen in the window? Chip in to support QT BIPOC housing and you'll help stabilize a community.

SF Symphony dives into diverse local sounds with online ‘Currents’

"Music isn't just about an end result. It's about what people do and how people come into things," conductor Michael Morgan told me over the phone. "While symphonic music...

The unstoppable ‘Who’s Your Mami Comedy’ Zooms your way

The pandemic may have indefinitely shuttered comedy clubs, but it can’t stop, won’t stop the irrepressible force of Marga Gomez. For as long as misogyny, racism, homophobia, and transphobia...

Searing, prescient, hilarious: ‘Laughter Against the Machine’ returns onscreen

Travel back with me to a distant time when the economy had collapsed, the country was visibly divided, protesters took over the streets, a border wall was being built,...

Arts Forecast: Local shows to stream on your screens

Local drag star and owner of SoMa club Oasis, D’Arcy Drollinger’s new show “Hot Trash” would probably not have been born under normal circumstances. But when COVID caused the...

Review: Two random ballroom dancers in the Chinese Pavilion at Stow Lake

How long has it been? 135 Days. Nineteen weeks. Five months! You've had another heavy but predictable meltdown with your lockdown partner, or you realized you've been staring at...

Take that, 2020: The Mime Troupe pivots to web

It’s a rough time for live theater. As San Francisco arts organizations brainstorm ways to carry their message into the COVID era, some of the city’s most veteran radical...