More of the Other

For decades, Chicano performance artist Guillermo Gómez-Peña has challenged our notion of identity and demanded exploration of “other” through lush, interactive tableaus. In 1998’s…

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So Real

Guess what? If you display a white, blonde, emaciated female body in your art, you're part of the problem. It doesn't matter if you…

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Swimming in the Park

Performance artist (and MacArthur “genius grant” winner) Guillermo Gomez-Peña often emphasizes what he calls “the meaningful tableau.” He asks his students to look at…

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The Great Dictator Overthrowers

Obviously, the Indie Press of the Month party has something to do with Charlie Chaplin this time around; it's City Lights publishers feted by…

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Stop Waiting for Lefty

The literary who's-who at “Strike! Igniting the Fuse of Possibility,” includes accomplished and lauded poets like Jack Hirschman, Diane di Prima, and Michael McClure,…

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Spring Dance

May Day: CounterPULSE's 3rd Anniversary Show is the perfect time to be reminded of all the good stuff the cutting-edge arts space with a…

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