Sunday, May 16, 2021

Performance

Is art free speech under COVID? A local court case steams on

Ongoing San Francisco International Arts Festival lawsuit demands that arts reopen in parity with worship and dining.

The strange and wondrous story of the Sick & Twisted Players

Thirty years ago, the troupe brought camp movie mashups, blazingly real talent, and guaranteed Splatterama to nightlife stages.

Review: ‘God of Vengeance’ still powerful 115 years later

Taboo-busting play about Jewish tradition and lesbian love shone online in Yiddish Theatre Ensemble production.

All the yuks: A history of stand-up comedy traces the artform’s evolution

Wayne Federman's 'The History of Stand-Up: From Mark Twain to Dave Chappelle' pays special attention to Bay Area

Screen star Colman Domingo revisits Bay Area roots for Mime Troupe celebration

The very hot actor on Chadwick Boseman, 'Nash Bridges,' and his powerful work with the Troupe's Youth Theatre Project

Bharatanatyam power! Pandemic-born Divya Drasti school revitalizes Indian dance tradition

'It helped me reclaim and reinvent myself,' says founder, who brings her own twist to South Asian artform.

Tony Bennett is battling Alzheimer’s—here’s a quick story about his greatness

17 years ago, the big band legend unexpectedly rocked the house at the Bridge School benefit.

Ho ho ho, don’t miss these fabulous holiday shows

Golden Girls, Nutcrackers, an anti-inequity 'Red Carol,' Peaches Christ, and Kung Pao galore for your seasonal delectation.

Too much turmoil? Try some ‘Nice Jokes for Smart People’

With a new album (and a new baby), comedian Arthur Gaus talks about his refreshingly relatable style

Remembering Bambi Lake, a San Francisco underground icon

The transgender singer and trailblazer, who died last week, definitely lived a life out loud.