Monday, March 8, 2021

Tag: Performance

Bharatanatyam power! Pandemic-born Divya Drasti school revitalizes Indian dance tradition

'It helped me reclaim and reinvent myself,' says founder, who brings her own twist to South Asian artform.

What we saw at Sundance 2021, part 1: Ficks’ Picks at the big fest

Nicolas Cage, Tessa Thompson, Sparks, and a majestic Georgian tree—our annual peek at the giant movie event

It takes a city to open the schools

Testing, tracking, vaccines -- and Muni! -- have to be part of the plan, and neoliberal leadership isn't going to help.

Screen Grabs: The outlaw sounds of youth

Lover's Rock and outlaw country docs. Plus: MC Escher, Black art history, and are we living in a simulation? New movies!

New Music: Support these excellent artists directly this week

Sitka Sun, Bézier, Juju, Danielle de Picciotto, Terry Gross (not that one), and more for Bandcamp Friday

Screen Grabs: Shudders from around the world

Trapped in a 4x4 in Argentina, a bananas contraption from Indonesia, more global chills in new horror flicks

New Music: Clarity, tenderness mark Kelly McFarling’s twangy ‘Delicate’

In new single, the local alt-folk singer-songwriter feels out the power and limitations of words today.

New Music: Oakland’s Brijean breezes in with tropicalia-tinged gossamer pop

On forthcoming 'Feelings,' the duo float on percussive accents, dreamy atmospheres, and relaxed vocals.

Activists ‘defend’ Hibernia Beach after sacred Castro mourning space threatened

Harvey Milk Club members, others converged on MLK Day to reaffirm the site as community space

SF Queer Nightlife Fund: Best of the Bay 2020 Editors’ Pick

The grassroots mutual aid operation raised $300,000 for spot grants to cash-strapped DJs, dancers, drag queens, and more