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17 Nov 2021

SF Chinatown Showgirl Cynthia ‘Empress’ Yee Is A Living Legend

“I think people come to Chinatown because they expect a Disneyland atmosphere,” Cynthia Yee says. “When they see it’s just a neighborhood, a community with restaurants and daily life, they wonder.” Yee is a tour guide with the award-winning Chinatown Magic Tours, but she was once herself at the center of

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18 Jun 2021

How an SF Zumba® Instructor is Helping Folks Reinvigorate Their Lives

“I was getting a divorce when I started and Zumba® took me out of a great depression I had. Zumba® took my mind off it. So now, when I teach my classes, I tell my students what I went through and how it can help one’s mental health”

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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17 Apr 2018

Dancing to a Feminist Battle Cry in SF, Nevertheless

By Kate Haverson Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing Tanya Chianese and Heather Arnett, the brilliant minds behind the direction of Nevertheless, an original evening of song and dance aimed at addressing the issue of gender-based violence and harassment. Under the direction of choreographer Tanya Chianese and Heather Arnett,

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07 Mar 2018

Yesterday is Tomorrow: The Vaudeville Boy Band Show You Need to See

When sisters and San Francisco natives Genie and Marie Cartier started working on a duo theater show, “Yesterday is Tomorrow,” they were first inspired by an unlikely source: boy bands. Fueled by their teenage love of groups like the Backstreet Boys, the sisters created the first of what would become

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08 Dec 2017

Fugue: The Immersive Performance that Wanders Through the Mission

fugue fyo͞oɡ (noun) (noun: fugue; plural noun: fugues) 1. MUSIC a contrapuntal composition in which a short melody or phrase (the subject) is introduced by one part and successively taken up by others and developed by interweaving the parts. 2. PSYCHIATRY a state or period of loss of awareness of one’s

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17 Feb 2016

What It’s Like To Perform At The Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater in Harlem is one of the most storied and intimidating venues in the entire live entertainment universe, most notably because the crowd has a history of booing performers off the stage. We talked to dancer Rasa Vitalia, who’s performing at the Apollo Theater Amateur Night tonight, to get

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27 May 2015

This Weekend in NYC: Swing Bands and Retro-Pop, oh my!

This weekend, retro-pop singer Joanne Weaver brings her exciting style to NYC at The Wooly! photo credit: Joe Tanis Photography “Joanne Weaver, will perform at The Wooly on May 30, 2015 in support of her second album, Interstellar Songbook II, set to release June 2, 2015. Weaver and her band

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06 Apr 2015

NYC Roundup: Our Top Free/Cheap Parties for April 2015

Open Jazz Jam Session Featuring Gerry Eastman Quartet When: April 11 @ 2:00 am – 6:00 am Where: Williamsburg Music Center (367 Bedford Ave., BK NY) What time: 10p How much: Free Green Lotus Project at Good Room When: Every Tuesday Where: Good Room… in the Bad Room (98 Meserole

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