Tag Archives: The Marsh

Board of Appeals President Chris Hwang (left) and Arcelia Hurtado study new documents in the 1050 Valencia hearing on January 15.

1050 Valencia Condo Debate Creates Unlikely Foes

The 1050 Valencia condo debate hit an interesting crossroads on Wednesday night, dividing two San Francisco factions whose interests oftentimes align. On one side of the debate, there are those against modern condos changing the historic character of a neighborhood. On the other side, there are those pushing for affordable housing. And to further complicate things — the affordable housing...
Angelina Orellana (derecha) practica con otra actriz en "In and Out of Shadow" el pasado 16 de enero.

‘In and Out of Shadow’ Explora las Historias de Jóvenes Indocumentados

Angelina Orellana se acercó hacia las butacas vacías en el Marsh Studio Theater y observó los lugares donde se sentará el público. “Claro, nos hacemos llamar dreamers”, dijo Orellana. “Tenemos que tener una voz fuerte. A los que molestan son a los que no alzan la voz”. El director Cliff Mayotte corta la escena ahí y se voltea a los...
Barbara Anderson performs a scene from her play "Swimming Under Water" during a Monday evening at The Marsh theater.

The Marsh: A Breeding Ground for New Performances

Barbara Selfridge sat limp in a wheelchair, the weight of her body causing her to slump over. Her head hung low, as if a magnet were pulling her nose to her knees. Then convulsions began. Abrupt jarring motions of her stiff hands and legs started slowly but steadily quickened. A dozen people watching nearby did not attempt to help or...
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‘Elect to Laugh’: Will Durst’s Political Comedy at The Marsh

“Elect to Laugh,” a standup comedy show at The Marsh on Valencia Street, is the brainchild of political comic Will Durst, who will blend monologues and commentary starting at 8 p.m. every Tuesday between now and the first Tuesday in November. Durst consults the news for his jokes, living by the motto “You can’t make stuff like this up.” The show...

Hey Kids! Sizing Down My Holidays 12-10 to 12-18

Sizing Down My Holidays 12 – 10 to 12 – 18 Hey Kids! is a weekly feature looking at what’s coming up for families and kids of all ages. Hello Mission Families-the winter holiday season is upon us in all his glorious madness. Nary a turkey has passed me by, and I am already exhausted. The first Monday of every...
Photo by Laurie Buenafe Krsmanovic.

Holiday Shows, Dirt, Bubbles, y Más!

It’s official, holiday season is in full swing! The city is teeming with bubbles, baubles, bunnies and elves.  Check out the events listing below, as well as SFKids’ copious holiday events flyer and best bets of this week. Kids re-enact the first Thanksgiving on video, in a more accurate portrayal of race relations, warm fuzzies and all. Nancy López reports...