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20 Sep 2023

A “Queer Immersive Fairy Circus Adventure” is Coming to SF

Remember when Netflix came to town with those “immersive” experiences of Bridgerton and Stranger Things, and everyone was worried local independent theater was over? Well, that didn’t stop Mystic Ventures Collective from creating their own immersive experience– San Francisco style– with their new show, Don’t Follow The Lights. That’s right:

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04 Jul 2023

Atomic Comic: Masterful Clowns, Sweet to the Core

The show has many facets and frequently oscillates between farcical, high-energy skits and soulful reflection. It’s a show that you will want to sit back and let wash over you. Characters appear and disappear, show up on screens hidden in suitcases or projected overhead.

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27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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19 Apr 2023

Ross Travis and His Satirical Sideshow About Climate Change

Ross Travis is a professional Actor/Creator, Bouffon, Clown and Circus Performer who has studied with world-renowned master pedagogues including Stephen Buescher, Dodi DiSanto, Giovanni Fusetti, Ronlin Foreman and Master Lu Yi. Ross’s lineage of training and experience allows him to create unique and provocative performances that combine buoyant humor, cutting

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24 Jan 2023

New Publication ‘Substrate Arts’ to Launch

Among the key industries that seem to always be suffering both in San Francisco and nationwide, journalism and the arts are definitely strong contenders. Quality journalism about the arts? Almost nonexistent, until now. Starting with a soft launch in October 2022 and moving towards a full launch in 2023, seven

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24 Oct 2022

New Play “Pony” Focuses on Realistic Portrayals of Transgender People

Even in our liberal Bay Area bubble in 2022, it is still shockingly rare to see realistic portrayals of the lived experiences of transgender people. That is one of several things that sets Pony, a new play by Sylvan Oswald, apart. With not only one, but three transgender characters who

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20 Oct 2022

The Already-Creepy Winchester Mystery House is the Perfect Halloween Setting

The Winchester Mystery House’s annual Halloween Haunt is back after a two year hiatus, and the Bay Area could not be more excited to welcome its return. If you’re not familiar, the Winchester house was built by Sarah Winchester who, ridden with guilt over her family’s role in producing the

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18 Jul 2022

What to Expect from the “Stranger Things” & “Bridgerton” Experiences

If you’re like me, the Stranger Things and/or Bridgerton “experiences” were heavily advertised to you on social media and probably piqued your curiosity. Co-produced by Netflix and Fever, they have certainly created a ripple in post-pandemic San Francisco, where people are thirsty to get off their couches and actually do

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13 Jun 2022

The Secret Garden Showcases the Next Generation of Circus Stars

Unlike most of us who read it as kids in school, director Felicity Hesed read The Secret Garden for the first time during the pandemic, and instantly started seeing connections. In her new circus theater adaptation, Mary Lennox’s parents, who died of cholera in the book, are victims of Covid-19.

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