improv

22 Sep 2011

Horseshoe Tavern – The Un-Marina Marina Bar

I was first introduced to the Horseshoe Tavern when I was taking an improv class nearby in Fort Mason.  Let me say nothing better prepares you to play “acting” games with middle-aged pharmaceutical sales people than a few pints.  In an effort to catch our hometown baseball Giants before class a

Hugh Hunter - Economical Essayist 0
01 Sep 2011

Pan Theater: Cheap Improv Comedy

“Can I get a suggestion for an occupation? Dentist, thank you, I heard dentist.” and thus starts an improv show. However, Pan Theater doesn’t put on the typical improv show. Absent are the corny, Whose Line Is It Anyway? games. Pan Theater specializes in long -form improv; narrative stories that

Robin Hardwick - Cost-Conscious Connoisseur 0
18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
06 Aug 2011

San Francisco Theater Festival Sunday August 7th

This year the San Francisco theater festival has nestled down right on the shores of the bay in Fort Mason. The festival will be presenting 135 shows in just over six hours time spread throughout 15 venues scattered in the nooks and crannies of the Fort Mason Center. According to

Hugh Hunter - Economical Essayist 0
19 Jul 2011

FREE Improv Tuesdays at The Dark Room!

I’m going to level with you here: The Dark Room is not a bar and as such does not sell booze. You might get lucky every so often with an event whose proprietors have obtained a temporary (or perhaps permanent, I guess) liquor license and then they sell the beer,

Sarah M. Smart - Red-Light Special 0
10 May 2011

Three Cheers For Pasties! See The Dapper Flappers’ Burlesque Show This Thursday

It’s that time of year. The sun is out, allergies are kicking up, and clothing starts to shed. You can always tell when spring has finally sprung based on necklines getting lower and hemlines getting higher (applies for guys as well with the advent of the deep V-neck). It’s a

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28 Feb 2011

Gravid Water: Part Improv, Part Play, All Awesome

Gravid Water is the theatrical equivalent of letting one side of a debate prepare statements, and not telling the other side what the debate topic is. But instead of being an unfair trainwreck, it’s one of the best nights at UCB Theatre. Gravid Water is a monthly show where an

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
17 Feb 2011

FREE Improv All Night at the PIT

The PIT recently became a trend setter. They moved their theater out of the improv district to the east side. Their new space is huge–not only is the theater itself huge, but their waiting room is now a spacious, full size bar. And even more exciting, there are six FREE

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26 Jan 2011

Colbert Report Writers Seize the Mustard

Tomorrow is a special day for two reasons. 1. It’s National Chocolate Cake Day. 2. The writers of the Colbert Report performing Seize the Mustard, an improv show. That’s right, the people who are the brains of the show are emerging from their writer’s cave to do a long form

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