Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Z Space

Purpose in precarity: SF arts orgs share COVID-era gameplans

The COVID crisis has hit us all differently, and that variance certainly applies to local arts organizations. While the virus refuses to give a clear timeline for its defeat,...

A pro-immigrant ‘sci-fi magical realism human cartoon opera’? Believe it!

For centuries, the United States held true to its reputation as a sanctuary nation, greeting immigrants fleeing unfortunate circumstances back home with the opportunity to start anew. “Give me your...

Arts Forecast: Drag Queens on Ice, Burning Man: The Musical, more

Blades will slice, crystals will fly, Mariah will be Careyed up to the high heavens. OK, it's not as dramatic as all that—I wish—but one of SF's most hallowed...

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Ready to shed the rotting pumpkin skin of Halloween and sniff the sweet spice of the afterlife? OK that question is a lot, but after this year's All Hallow's...

Fall Arts Preview: 37 cool things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Let's keep this short because there's a lot to do and see, obviously! Proclamations of the SF arts scene's demise—despite the continued hounding of artists and...

Fresh Meat Festival serves up revolutionary trans-queer dance, 17 years on

DANCE You will not find another festival out there like this one, or at least one that has embodied the same ongoing dedication to exploring the artistic possibility that...

Arts Forecast: The week’s best moments to honor Momma

ARTS FORECAST Every day is a good day to show Mom love, but this weekend is an excuse to go in big. Mother’s Day is on Sunday! You can...

David Herrera Performance Company explores the power of empathy—and loss

DANCE The mission of David Herrera's acclaimed dance-performance company is "to promote the diversity of the Latinx experience in the United States, in an effort to diversify the look and content...

Reviews: Gender under the microscope in ‘Queent’ and ‘Boys in Trouble’

DANCE What happens when drag gestures are codified as dance? What happens if drag struggles are brought to the dance arena? And how can drag be used to probe...

Sean Dorsey Dance continues to shatter boundaries, 15 years on

DANCE "I'm still pinching myself at this 15th anniversary milestone!" says Sean Dorsey, whose groundbreaking dance company celebrates a decade and a half this week, launching its 15th anniversary...