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Cassandra's complex: Shotgun's take on Malvina Reynolds; SF Playhouse's 'Twelfth Night'

Cassandra's complex: Shotgun's take on Malvina Reynolds; SF Playhouse's 'Twelfth Night'

By Jim Gladstone

Malvina Reynolds's "Little Boxes" expands to a performance arty stage event, while SF Playhouse's one-act version of Shakespeare comedy of errors is colorfully anachronistic.

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By Brandon Judell | December 7, 2021

Jane Campion's dark western film is gaining acclaim, particularly for Benedict Cumberbatch's portrayal of a deeply closeted and disparaged lost soul.

By Cornelius Washington | December 7, 2021

If anyone can get us through this virus, from a musical perspective, it's Martha Wash. Her new album, 'Love & Conflict,' is the must-have album of the season. The iconic singer shared her thoughts and opinions in an expanded interview.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 7, 2021

If anything proves how mainstream the LGBTQ community has become, it's the advent of queer-themed made-for-TV holiday movies. This season includes gay and lesbian rom-coms, and holiday-themed drag movies with very gay apparel.

By Gregg Shapiro | December 7, 2021

If ever there was a documentary subject that was long overdue, it would have to be that of LGBTQ+ cartoonists and comic book creators. Vivian Kleiman saw fit to do so with her respectful exploration of the art form.


By Brian Bromberger | December 7, 2021

In his new memoir, South Asian film and TV actor and Obama administration advisor Kal Penn shares funny and touching tales of racism in Hollywood, and misadventures in The White House, but turns shy in discussing his life as a gay man.

By Jim Provenzano | December 3, 2021

Heading up the arts features in our June 23, 2005 edition, Adam Sandel gets good quotes from comic actor Alec Mapa, who was a celebrity Grand Marshal at that year's Pride events.


By Jim Provenzano | December 3, 2021

Join an online chat about the historic connection between the B.A.R. and its 50 years of writing about Bay Area LGBT bars; with Sharon McNight, DJ Page Hodel, author Mark Abramson, scholar Michael Flanagan, and assistant news editor John Ferrannini.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 2, 2021

The fabulous Rizo will bring her unique style of performing to a holiday themed show on the stage of the Great Star Theater in Chinatown on December 10 and 11.


By Jim Provenzano | December 2, 2021

Holiday events and ongoing arts and nightlife shows will warm your spirits like a hot toddy for the soul.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | November 30, 2021

Holiday baking shows, an anti-vax soap actor's fired, a reality show hunk goes gay, and plane crash survivors share a lurid secret; all this and more in our TV column.


By Gregg Shapiro | November 30, 2021

Robin de Jesús discusses his new more mature role in the film 'tick, tick... Boom,' plus his earlier work onstage and film in 'Rent,' 'The Boys in the Band' and 'In the Heights.'

By Philip Mayard | November 30, 2021

Caleb Teicher & Company amake their Bay Area debut at Zellerbach Hall on Dec. 5 with 'More Forever,' a jazz/tap/Lindy Hop ensemble work, performed in a 24-foot sandbox with a live original score, composed and performed by virtuoso pianist Conrad Tao.


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