Tag: Review

The Farallonites

The Farallonites Dana Lawton Dancers September 16-28, 2022 Cowell Theater,Fort Mason Center, SF A Dance/Drama for California Dana Lawton and her company have brought a valuable and exciting dimension of dance/theater to Bay Area audiences. “The Farallonites” is not only…

Miami City Ballet – JEWELS

Miami City Ballet September 23, 2022 Zellerbach Auditorium Cal Performances UC Berkeley JEWELS “Jewels” is a ballet by George Balanchine, the famous choreographer and director of the New York City Ballet. The tradition is that he was inspired by a…

What were they thinking????

The alcoholic beverage of choice here is gin. Our local Costco consistently carries only a few brands, the Kirkland brand, Tanqueray, Bombay Sapphire, Hendricks. At random intervals some other brands will make a brief, cameo appearance, and then disappear forever.…

CounterPulse

CounterPulse 80 Turk St. San Francisco, CA New works by Jim Cave, Nol Simonse and Christy Funsch September 8-10, 2022 What (and how) does an audience see, learn, accept, know, question … enjoy? Two performance events marked the events at…

Amy Seiwert: “Sketch 12”

Cowell Theater, Fort Mason: San Francisco July 16, 2022 7:30 PM Three works were presented in the “Imagery” evening, First was Seiwert’s “Tides” with music by Ezio Boss. Seiwert’s notes tell us “..after 12 years of experimenting, the unexpected can…

Sam&Max – Remastered

Sam&Max: Beyond Time and Space. A really funny game in a time when nothing is very funny. Seasons One and Two of Sam&Max have been remastered. Colors are brighter, new music added, characters slimmed down — but most important —…

InkBoat

“Ink Boat” “These Are the Ones We Fell Among” Nov. 7, 2021 4 pm ODC Theater. San Francisco Existential Event “Existentialism: concerned with existence, especially human existence as viewed in the theories of existentialism.” Program notes tell us: “These Are…

Ballet Hispanico 11/6/2021

Cal Performances, “Ballet Hispanico” Saturday, November 6, 2021 8 PM Zellerbach Auditorium Berkeley, CA Style and Performances “Ballet Hispanico” made its first performance at Zellerbach Auditorium on Saturday eve, November 6, 2021. Although the company is fifty years old (so…

Pilobolus

Pilobolus Cal Performances. October 22, 2021 Zellerbach Auditorium “Big Five-Off” (West Coast Premiere) Jeffry Geffen, Director of Cal Performances, welcomed the large audience on the evening of Pilobulus’ second show at Zellerbach Auditorium. The ‘house’ had been closed, he remarked,…

The Healer

Review:”The Healer” Co-presented by RAWdance and ODC Theater Choreography: Katrina Wong with the performers Performance. Michaela Cruze, Juliann Witt, Katerina Wong, Stacy Yuen Cinematography: Jenny Chu: Editing: Loren R. Robertson: Original Score: Daniel Berkman: Scenic Design:Chad Owens: Lighting: Del Medoff…