Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: ON STAGE

Switchboard Music Fest lights up with new sounds

ALL EARSĀ Festival fatigue can come on quickly -- I'm exhausted just looking at the recently rereleased Treasure Island Music Festival lineup -- especially when you're confronted by the prospect...

SF responds to Orlando horror with dignity, resolve, and numbers

The worst mass shooting in US history took place at a gay nightclub in Orlando, a place that catered to many Latino patrons. Many Republicans, including Donald Trump, are already...

Big night for progressives — Kim could even finish first!

The election results are looking better and better for progressives, a signal of an amazing election-day field campaign. With only 20 percent of the Election Day votes in, Jane Kim...

Black abstractions, charting a “Blank Map”

ON pentTAGE This weekend, Adee Roberson, Brontez Purnell, keyon gaskin, Tasha Ceyan, and Wizard Apprentice come together to present "Blank Map" (Fri/3-Sun/12), a new work that blends movement, music,...

Bernie comes to East Oakland — with Jane Kim — and talks about police killings and affordable housing

Bernie Sanders came to East Oakland today, showing up where few presidential candidates ever do, at a church where the Black Panthers once served free breakfast in a part...

Straight man bends: How the AIDS Lifecycle Ride changed me

By Kenneth Kann Iā€™m a 69 year old straight, married man, in a glittering red dress, on a bicycle, pedaling 42 miles through conservative California ranching country.Ā I am with 2,000...

Digging deep, empowered by grief

Performer Mika Lemoine didn't fully grasp the power of Destiny Arts Center and Embodiment Project's documentary play Seed Language until its opening night. (The play comes to A.C.T. for...

Punching up

ONSTAGE "Yes, yes, how awesome, how brave" you think with a soft golf clap when you hear that the Punch Line Comedy Club has booked an all-female lineup for...

Enter ‘The Colored Museum’

ONSTAGE The premise is ingenious: an evening of vignettes -- recalling Vaudeville or the chitlin' circuitĀ or, farther back, Commedia dell'arte -- that send up, satirize, and celebrate black stereotypes,...

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