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I Want to Learn that Dance, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Gift Harris temporarily halts the narrative momentum of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom…

 

St. Paul’s Church, Immortalized by Sister Act

Halfway through the 1992 film Sister Act, actress Whoopi Goldberg leads a…

 

Maybe This Time You’ll Come to the Cabaret

Susi Damilano, the director of Cabaret, was shrewd to cast Cate Hayman…

 

New Exhibit Adds a Native American Point of View to Famous Photos of the Wild West

The U.S. expansion across its western frontier has been mythologized for so…

Savage Love: Stealthed On, Suddenly

I’m a 42-year-old single, straight female who recently started dating a 36-year-old…

Roan @ The Gates of Horn and Ivory

  Bent over in pain, Roan (Lauren Hayes) hugs a pillow close…

Ed Hardy ‘never dreamed’ he would get so famous

As he stood inside the deYoung Museum, Ed Hardy wore a blue…

Nori Reed is Oakland’s Next Great Comedian

The Bay Area comedy scene can be an unforgiving place. For her…

Know Your Street Art: Lake Merritt ‘Untitled’ and a Group Of Stickers

Despite a San Francisco fundraiser for Donald Trump and his vice president…

Savage Love: Bored and Waiting For BDSM To Strike

I’m a woman who married young (21) and I’ve been with my…