Wakefield

“Wakefield” – A new play by Brian Thorstenson Choreography/Direction: Erin Mei-Ling Stuart October 5-14, 2018 3435 Caesar Chavez, SF no. 210 Cinematic, Surreal Reality Thorstenson and Stuart have produce a one-of-a-kind dramatic event which captures the imagination through a series of…

JODOKU SUSHI – Rockridge

Jodoku Sushi 5295 College Ave, Oakland CA 94618 510-823-2161 Our favorite Japanese restaurant, Kamakura in Alemeda, was shuttered over a year ago due to a fire and has not reopened. We finally gave in to a longing for Japanese cuisine…

Pepperland

“Pepperland” Mark Morris Dance Group Zellerbach Auditorium, UC Berkeley September 28-30, 2018 Music like we ain’t never heard! Dance, OK! Ethan Iverson, the musical director for the Mark Morris Dance Group has done an ingenious job of translating, transforming and…

Charles Slender-White “Death”

FACT/SF CounterPulse, San Francisco September 27-October 13, 2018 8 PM “From extremely delicate to the wildly unhinged’ …is how artistic director/choreographer Charles Slender-White describes his production of “Death.” Using a long series of carefully choreographed phrases, he and his company…

Smuin Ballet

 Smuin Contemporary Ballet Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek September 22, 2018 2pm Retrospective and Recent The Smuin Contemporary Ballet Company, under the leadership of Celia Fuschile, artistic director, has launched its 2018-2019 season with ballets old and new.…

Cid Pearlman

“The All Joan Show” Cid Pearlman Performance September 21, 22, 2018 Joe Goode Performance Annex, SF Music, Dance and Imagery Cid Pearlman and her dancers have built a challenging evening of works in collaboration with the composer/cellist Joan Jeanrenaud and…

Mary Sano

Mary Sano September 7,8, 2018 ODC Theater San Francisco Dancing Dreaming Isadora Isadora Duncan, the San Francisco early 20th century dancer, considered the ‘mother’ of American modern dance, seems to attract more and more attention. Perhaps it is these times…

Standing Still: Joe Goode

Joe Goode Performance Group “Standing Still” Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco July 29, 2018 5:30 PM Standing Still and Moving Joe Goode has been bringing his message of “re-inventing the self” to San Francisco audiences for some time, at least since…

ODC Summer Sampler

ODC dance presents Summer Sampler July 27, 2018 ODC Theater SF Dancing 10 Choreography ? The dancers of the ODC company are brilliant. They execute the various movements with great skill, rhythmic accuracy and amazing contact with one another. They…

“King of Cuba”- Central Works

Central Works Julia Morgan City Club Berkeley, CA July 21, 2018 A serious comedy Cristina Garcia’s novel “King of Cuba” deals with “the intransigencies on both sides of the political divide”(Garcia’s note)…the dictator of Cuba and his exiled enemies. Goya…