David Elijah Nahmod

26 Mar 2018

How To Be A White Man: A Hilarious New Play About Privilege

Luna Malbroux co-stars with Kevin Glass in How To Be a White Man: A Practical Guide To Getting Privilege You Don’t Have But Are Entitled To, her own play currently on view at the African American Art and Culture Complex (762 Fulton Street). The production is being put on by the San

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23 Mar 2018

The SF Gay Men’s Chorus Toured the Deep South. Now They’re Singing About it

On Thursday March 29th, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus will present Bridges at Davies Symphony Hall, a performance which the chorus says “features an evening of songs that look at the past, celebrate the present, and builds the bridge for a better future.” Chorus Artistic Director Dr. Timothy Seelig explained how

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09 Mar 2018

Transitions: A Strange Theatrical Satire On Trump And Putin

In the program notes for Transitions, his new play currently on view at the Gateway Theater, Theater Rhinoceros Executive Director John Fisher states that his late Republican dad would never have supported Donald Trump. Fisher wears many hats in Transitions. In addition to writing and directing, he also stars as both Trump and

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07 Feb 2018

Bay of the Living Dead: The Beauty of Mario Bava

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. The column returns after a two month hiatus. Glad to be back! Few filmmakers can match the stunning visual beauty of Mario Bava, the Italian auteur who made a number of horror films in Italy during the 1960s

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25 Jan 2018

Veronika Fimbres Wants To Be California’s First African-American Transgender Governor

Veronika Fimbres wants to be the next Governor of California. But first she needs your help in getting her name on the ballot. Fimbres must pay a $4,000 filing fee in order to run. As of this writing, her Go Fund Me page has received a single $50 donation. “I decided to

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15 Nov 2017

Theater Rhinoceros’ The Normal Heart Might Break Your Own Heart

Theater Rhinoceros, the local theater company which has offered cutting edge Queer theater to Bay Area audiences since 1977, offers a fine revival of Larry Kramer’s seminal AIDS play The Normal Heart. John Fisher, who also directed, stars as Ned Weeks, a character Kramer based upon himself. Weeks has quite a

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13 Nov 2017

Folktales Retold at the Contemporary Jewish Museum Will Blow Your Mind

Classic Jewish folk tales are now on display at Contemporary Jewish Museum are new works created by 16 artists. In Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid  (storyteller), the artists perused the 2009 book Leaves from the Garden of Eden: One Hundred Classic Jewish Tales by Howard Schwartz and chose a tale from which to create a piece, or multiple pieces.

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09 Nov 2017

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival Celebrates Twenty Years This Weekend

Time flies when your having a good time and doing good work. This weekend the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival returns to the historic Roxie Cinema in celebration of films made by or about transgender and/or gender non-conforming people. “We started in 1997 by two friends of mine, Christopher Lee

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