"All of these years," he says, "my question has been - 'How can a place be an arts center and still exist, without becoming an arts organization?'" En Español
Forget fireworks. For the Mission, July 4 means one thing: The opening show of the San Francisco Mime Troupe. This year it was a close call, but thanks to a last-minute fundraiser, the troupe that’s been performing for more than 50 years will once again put on a free show in the park. With the help of a campaign called...
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...
“SAN FRANCISCO, November 1, 2012 – For the 61st cycle of its Pilot Program, ODC School and ODC Theater presents ‘Nightcap,’ a sampling of new dances and an evening of good cheer. A cornerstone of ODC’s programming since 1990, the Pilot Program selects a cohort of six artists to receive mentorship in choreography and self-production over the course of an intensive 11-week...
The show “Spirit Of Brazil”, with the theme of “mar de tradicoes,” or sea of traditions, opens Thursday night at ODC Theater and runs through Oct. 21. We sat down with the show’s director, Marcia Treidler, who is a well-known capoeirista under the name Mestranda Marcia “Cigarra,” to talk about the show, capoeira and Brazilian culture in the Mission. Mission Local:...
Cine Latino, one of the Mission’s oldest theaters, may not screen another double feature, but if all goes according to the building owner’s plans, the theater will soon house a restaurant and a gym.
Comedian Marilyn Pittman says she grew up in a funny family. Then her father shot her mother. And then himself.
I missed the craziest of the raging youth here.
"Stability is not in our vocabulary."
Soap opera and soccer against social struggle. Unfortunately, the former are far more entertaining. En Español
I told him, "Dad, don't be offended, but I don't say the nicest things about your girlfriend." That was all I said. I didn't say anything about pretending onstage that she was a gorilla. Which I did.
Ten questions about lighting design and theater. En Español
The weekend Mission District party that happens at the end of this month began in February of 1978 with half-naked dancers who (some sources say) didn't know how to samba.
Ten questions about multimedia performance and what's in the bag.En Español