Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Tag: Onstage

Fall head over heels for Criibaby’s gender-inclusive ‘love songs for everyone’

During LGBT History Month, the local artist releases music for all letters of the rainbow.

Why the super deluxe re-release of Prince’s ‘Sign o’ the Times’ matters

The genius of The Revolution, the perfect career alchemy of a prolific legend rising from the ashes—a comprehensive look at why we hail 'SOTT.'

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: Pandemica! Metallica jams (safely) at the drive-in

For decades, some of the greatest pleasures that have made me feel like me have involved attending and writing about concerts and music festivals. So something in my dead soul...

Forget the ‘pale male’ podcast scene, here’s Bitch Talk

In 2012, Erin Lim, a publicist and Karyn Paige, a digital marketer, had just appeared on a San Francisco podcast called Your Straight Male Friend, co-produced by Charlene Goto....

Screen Grabs: Two of SF’s biggest acting exports light up screens again

One of the first cultural casualties of the pandemic was, of course, live theater, with many local productions stopped mid-run, others’ openings canceled, and numerous companies’ entire remaining seasons...

SFFILM Fest goes virtual just as programming director bows out

The week between the confirmation of the SFFILM Festival's program and the public announcement of it is Director of Programming Rachel Rosen's least favorite time of the festival season....

Can drag queens beat death? Find out in ‘Drag Becomes Her’

UPDATE: 'Drag Becomes Her' has been postponed.  There are approximately 800 miles separating Seattle and San Francisco’s drag scenes. What bridges them, says RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 3 winner and...

Review: Sketch comedy legends Culture Clash return—with big tío energy

In these incendiary political times, watching the three master sketch comedians of pioneering Latino troupe Culture Clash is like dipping your spoon into a warm, comforting bowl of menudo—although...

Is Marcos Mena the best guitarist in indie rock?

Those whose image of do-it-yourself indie rock shows is of kids struggling to tune their guitars onstage might be surprised that virtuosity—good, old-fashioned, blurred-fingers virtuosity—has had a pretty good...