Sliding Scale Bodies in Motion: CounterPULSE Benefit and “Total Facts Known” Opens
Growing up, I was a complete theatre nerd, which was a terrible cross of pain for everyone around me, especially when I actually took to the stage.
Luckily, the bug’s bite has lessened in its potency but I still love going to shows, which is irritating because they can be so bloody expensive. Rushing tickets is an option, but a lot of bigger shows simply won’t have it.
Fortunately we have plenty of local talent at affordable rates.<wink,wink>
Local spaces like Counterpulse provide a venue for local artists to get up under the lights and tell you a story. Unfortunately, they don’t make the same kind of cash that the Orpheum does which is why you should go show some support today at a happy hour benefit at El Rio.
And to see one of their illustrious members interpret his latest vision you can check out Jesse Hewit’s Total Facts Known at Mama Calizo’s Voice Factory, tonight through next weekend. His stuff usually involves some dance and movement but I wouldn’t expect any Ruby Keeler shuffle-ball-change action if the description, 'œ contemporary story of a young, gifted and queer boy who is also a red-winged monster.', is to be any indication.
Benefit for CounterPULSE’s Performing Diaspora Program
El Rio'your dive!
3158 Mission Street @ Precita
[Bernal Heights/ Outer Mission]
Total Facts Known
Mama Calizo’s Voice Factory
1519 Mission Street @ 11th St.
[South of Market]