Written and performed by the students of Henry M. Gunn High School, Faceoff seeks to explore the intersection of tyranny and resistance. I caught up with Betsy Franco, who coached Gunn's teen writers and actors through the process.
Sure this town ain't perfect, but it's perfectly us, warts and all. So enjoy your Easter weekend of bunnies, baseball and beer. And I will be toasting my dad as the first pitch is thrown... he wouldn't miss it for the world.
The St. Stupid's Day Parade is a San Francisco institution. In case you missed it, here are a few more sights and sounds from this year's parade.
I have recently rejoined the city after a few years in Marin, and as I am reconnecting with the city, I am thinking about the mayors. Not Mayors with a capital "M," but mayors with a small letter instead. Those people who we all call "the mayor of..."
Everyone complains about shouting heads on cable TV and the sorry state of our political discourse, but few people seem to realize that we can do something about it.
Legacy in Continuum: Bay Area Figuration honors and celebrates a way of thinking about painting that continues to touch a new generation of artists.
The exhibit consists of 140 ensembles spanning over 35 years of Gaultier's collections. Once inside, there is an immediate atmosphere of excitement and sensuality, intimacy and tantalizing shock.
With all the concerts, readings, exhibits and shows going on, how do you decide what to fit into your all-too-brief weekend? Well, attending a performance by Robert Moses' Kin is like packing several artistic forays into one evening.
Every journalist has their Holy Grail. And ever since this whole Mirkarimi saga started, I have wanted to bust it wide open, and uncover what everyone was quietly talking about.
I recently attended the GuyWriters Theatre Company's production of seven short comedies under the umbrella title Eat Our Shorts 4 -- Love And Other Disasters. It was one of the funniest evenings of gay theater I've seen in years.
For every company in the digital industry, there are hundreds of other shiny, young companies doing the same thing. They know they can provide the service and skills to accomplish a certain demand, but nobody knows who they are.
For San Franciscans, the ten lanes are most likely to be played during ironic corporate team-building exercises or ennui-charged 'tween birthday parties, but the bowling is only the ostensible reason to knock down the pins at Lucky Strike.
Having stormed onto the scene four years ago, owners of the Rrazz Room Robert Kotonly and Rory Paull had a vision to take San Francisco's nightclub scene to the next level.
When Broadway legend Stephen Schwartz received an email from the S.F. Gay Men's Chorus asking permission to perform a concert entirely of his work, the wheels started turning. He made the decision to compose an original piece for the show.
After what has seemed like the longest spring training in history, opening day is finally here. Nope, I'm not talking about baseball. I am talking about our sheriff, Ross Mirkarimi, and finally we can get this whole trial underway.