Monday, March 8, 2021

Tag: Comedy

Wrap up Women’s History Month with a big laugh. (Don’t worry, it’s OK.)

"The Formula" injects a much-needed boost of diversity into local comedy, Fri/27 at XOXO Nightclub.  By Marke B.  BAY STAGES  "Asian, black, petite, LGBTQ, redheaded, Latina, simply gorgeous … " You can't...

‘Tartuffe’ storms Berkeley Rep, frock coats awhirl

Hyper-stylish staging -- those costumes! That set! -- and sharp acting make for a blasphemously sexy evening.   By Marke B.  BAY STAGES Despite torturing the homeless, interfering with children, and other somewhat breathtaking...

Race, staged: Whiteness examined in ‘For the Glory’

Performance artist/dancer Mica Sigourney's new work "For the Glory -- A Solo about Whiteness" comes to Counterpulse Jan. 30 and 31.  By Marke B. JANUARY 27, 2015 -- It's disappointing that the...

Charlie’s Angels on acid: ‘Shit & Champagne’ splashes into new Oasis club

New SoMa performance venue hosts D'Arcy Drollinger's rollicking drag '70s exploitation flick send-up.   By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR Welp, she did it. While no one ever truly doubted the supreme...

Days in the life of a substitute teacher

By Martin Nicolaus DECEMBER 19, 2014 -- Substitute teachers, like plumbers and emergency room doctors, don’t see systems at their best.  Crap and blood everywhere is their normal. Worse, subs...

Ask the Bud Man: The fight in Fresno

By Ngaio Bealum I hear the activists in Fresno are fighting against the indoor and outdoor cultivation bans. What are their plans? Ray Zen You are correct. The medical marijuana community in...

Ask the bud man: State bills to regulate cannabis

By Ngaio Bealum Hey I hear there are two bills in California that would regulate the medical cannabis industry. Can you give me an update and an overview? J.A Bill It would...

FIVE THINGS to do on Christmas Eve

By Caitlin Donohue Telegraph Avenue Holiday Fair Crafters set up booths on the street to pair with Telegraph’s year-round businesses in bringing you the very best in last-minute shopping. (Especially...

FIVE THINGS you really want to do today

By Caitlin Donohue “Graffuturism” Graffiti futurism – you’ll know it when you see it. At least, that’s the attitude of Poesia, who edits Graffuturism.com and curates this group exhibition revolving...