Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Fringe

Arts Forecast: More, More, More! (and more)

Autumn Moon Festival, Litquake lineup, Cal Performances at Home... and a special retrospective from a queen of SF drag.

Review: ‘Mimi’s Suitcase’ packs a lot in, but destination is cloudy

Even before the play begins, a red suitcase is in full view, slightly stage right, on an otherwise empty set. During the course of the play, the eponymous suitcase will...

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...

So many spooky Halloween movies!

As Halloween approaches, some people ready their “sexy” costumes and gear up to chest-heave cocktails onto the lap of their fellow ex-frat bros and/or Uber driver. Some wax nostalgic...

Arts Forecast: Veronica Klaus returns, Zine Fest, Fringe Fest, more …

ARTS FORECAST Talk about radio gone-gone: We've just lost legendary rock radio station KFOG and it feels really weird. I haven't listened to the radio since KABL went off the air like...

All hail the ‘Timeless’ return of Imperial Teen

ALL EARS Imperial Teen was just being “a little bit cheeky” with the title of its sixth studio album, Now We Are Timeless, according to singer-guitarist Roddy Bottum. Some might...

Deputy Sheriffs Association resorts to bizarre Red Scare tactics in DA race

The role of law enforcement in the district attorney’s race has become a political issue as the SF Police Officers Association endorsed, then unendorsed, Leif Dautch – and the...

Reviews: News of the real world in ‘The Jungle’ and ‘N—aroo’

ONSTAGE  "Theater brings news," an old saw goes. That can be interpreted any number of ways, but The Jungle (through May 19 at the Curran) brings news of the most literal...

Arts Forecast: A Camp Fire benefit that couldn’t be more San Francisco

ARTS FORECAST What happens when your family loses everything, almost in an instant? That's the horror event producer Daniel James Burke faced as the Camp Fire raged through Paradise.  "My family...

Party Radar: AYBEE, Bonobo, Crystal Method, oOoOO….

PARTY RADAR Have you looked at all the winners and runners up of our Best of the Bay 2018 Arts & Entertainment Readers Poll? Best DJ, Best Hip-Hop Club,...