Month: December 2018

Christmas Stockings

When I was a kid, the story was, if you were bad you got coal in you Christmas stocking instead of the usual nuts, candies and tiny sock size presents. Trump deserves coal in his stocking. Coal kills when it…

Arcadia

“Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard Shotgun Players 1901 Ashby Avenue Berkeley, CA November 30, 2018–January 6, 2019 Directed by Patrick Dooley Words, words, words…and ideas. Put on your thinking, listening and historical hats and go see Stoppard’s “Arcadia” now at the…

“17c”

“17c” Big Dance Theater Cal Performances. UC Berkeley. December 13-16, 2018 Zellerbach Playhouse Pepys’ Show My acute academic neighbor remarked, at the end of “17c” that Pina Bausch had brought a new definition to ‘dance-theater,’ but it was yet unrealized…

Consent Forms

Scott Wells Dancers “Consent Forms” Dance Mission Theater, SF Dec.7-9, 2018 Now! Questions. Conflicted Answers “Consent Forms”, the work of Scott Wells and dancers, was part performance and part seminar on current questions of ‘consent’ (permission to touch?), so currently…