Arts Feature

Tina Taylor is Always On The Move

Call it extreme, supremely physical theater. Call Artistic Director Tina Taylor radical or accuse...

Seeing the Invisible at AXIS Dance

In 2018, during a break in rehearsals for a ballet he was making in...

Sizzling Tango, Dizzying Story

Arrogance. Honor. Death. Thus begins the stage adaptation of playwright Cristina García's tense and...

Burning Man Fires Up the Oakland Museum

If you've always been curious about Burning Man, but lacked the time, money, or...

A Hip-Hop Memoir

The hip-hop of the early to mid-'80s was the era of the shouting MC,...

Hey Gang, Let’s Put on a Post-Apocalyptic Show

Adapting a film production for the stage is one of the bigger challenges that...

They See Dead People

A surprising number of Bay Area residents have thought about what they would do...

Haunting Imagery and Searing Honesty

It will come as no surprise that among the four thousand inmates housed in...

Brave New Film, Revisited

Guy Debord's 1967 Situationist manifesto, The Society of the Spectacle, presented a coolly scathing...

When Fake News Was Real

For Oakland writer E. R. Ramzipoor, fake news is good news. Set in Brussels in...

Who Are the Key Keepers of Ocean View?

On the night of June 6, under cover of darkness, members of the "Albany...

52 Letters Is More than Theater

Oh, woe is us, to paraphrase Shakespeare, that Regina Evans' searing, one-act play was...

The Shame of the Mural Censors — Why Art...

Arnautoff’s procession of spectral pioneers walking past the body of a dead Indian could...

Yukking It Up In Richmond

By day, JD Arandia is a mild-mannered electrician, who recently became a member of...

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