Towering Femininity

Women have long borne their ills in phallic edifices: Rapunzel combed her lustrous locks and tossed them out the window. The Lady of Shalott…

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Outside the box

If there's one thing that characterizes a LEVYdance performance, it is the company's desire to challenge the gaze of the proscenium stage, whether it…

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Original Anime

Long before Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata founded Studio Ghibli – the production company behind My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Monoke, and Spirited Away among…

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Taking Flight

Comic Arj Barker is originally from the Bay Area, and he's probably most famous at this point for his role as confident, self-professed ladies'…

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Gathered Together

Years ago, queer porn icon Courtney Trouble decided to throw a rager in her backyard, complete with DJs, dancing, Jello shots, and a baby…

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Word Orgy

Paul Corman-Roberts is known to many as Zeus of Oakland. This is in large part due to the epic, often mytho-metaphysical aspects of his…

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Moves Like Summer

San Francisco Conservatory of Dance launches its fifth annual Summer Dance Series with a studio performance by Stephanie Salts and Monica Gonzalez, both dancers…

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Preview: Priests

Bodies and Control and Money and Power is the laundry list of a title that introduces the debut album from Washington, D.C., punk band…

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Sweat & Courage

Given the unadulterated glee provoked by the appearance of the acre-large Twin Peaks Pink Triangle, it might be easy to forget the terrible origins…

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Immersive art

Over the last month, a group of artists has been contemplating our waterways, both seen and unseen, for a group show titled “Off Shore.”…

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