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Bear witness: Voices of Ciudad Juárez come to Z Space

Director Rubén Polendo interviewed over 200 Juarenses to tell a dynamic, staged story of their memory and survival, Thu/23-Sat/25. By Caitlin Donohue. ONSTAGE You might know...

Scenes from Pride Weekend, Day One

A vocal (and huge) trans march, a huge marriage rally ... and it stayed warm pretty late By Tim Redmond JUNE 26, 2015 – The weather...

Michelle Tea leaves RADAR Productions, oral historian to succeed her

By Caitlin Donohue Michelle Tea is a lot of things in this town; a chronicler of queer culture (as in 2000’s Valencia), role model...

Welcome to Oakland, ‘Welcome to Night Vale’

Surreal podcast phenomenon brings live show, charming heebie-jeebies to Fox Theatre, Tue/21. We interview Cecil, the show's perfectly unreliable narrator.  By Marke B. BAY STAGES The enormous glowing...

‘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...

SF spirit busts out at ‘Springtime Soul Celebration’

Marc & the Casuals, The West Coast Corinthians, Aima the Dreamer, Nick Waterhouse, and more local acts liven up the Chapel, Fri/20.  By Marke B.  ALL...

The Crappie Awards highlight the worst in tech

While the rich and their acolytes celebrated at Davies Hall, the fun was outside on the streets By Calindra Revier February 6, 2015 – As the...

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...

9 bands, 175 musicians, 1 epic funk tribute: ‘Stand!’

UnderCover returns January 24 with its rapturous tribute to Sly & the Family Stone's landmark 1969 album 'Stand!' By Marke B.  ALL EARS Last year kicked off with...

Tom’s Town: A visit to River City (and what’s up with the David Chiu landlord-lawyer fundraiser?)

By Tom Temprano My last visit to Sacramento happened when I was ten years old on a road trip to Gold Country with my dad....