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SF Ballet Review: Romeo & Juliet

SF Ballet Review: Romeo & Juliet

Airha Dominguez

May 19, 2015

Image by laobc via openclipart   The San Francisco Ballet ended its 2015 repertory season with the romantic story of Romeo and Juliet at the War Memorial Opera House on May 9. The principal dancers of the night were Vanessa Zahorian who played Juliet and Joan Boada who played Romeo. ...

Smuin ballet debuts at Yerba Buena Center

Smuin ballet debuts at Yerba Buena Center

Airha Dominguez

May 16, 2015

Image by laobc via openclipart   Smuin ballet opened its spring program called “Unlaced Dance Series” on Friday night at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. This season, the company showcases four choreographies, among them, Petal, Rome & Juliet Pas de Deux and the world premiere A...

We are 43: the fight for justice continues

We are 43: the fight for justice continues

Airha Dominguez

April 5, 2015

Violeta Luna performs a piece entitled "Piedras de luna para José Luis (Vírgenes y Diosas III) in honor of José Luis Luna Torres, one of the 43 missing Ayotzinapa at the "From Ayotzinapa to San Francisco" event at Code and Canvas Gallery, February 7, 2015. Photo by Angelica Ekeke   In a small gallery in Potrer...

“Haters Gonna Hate” at Cafe Royale

Airha Dominguez

February 18, 2015

A spacious two-story bar with a pool table, paintings on the walls and a small stage in one corner, showcases a free comedy show called “Haters Gonna Hate” every second Wednesday of the month at Cafe Royale. Josef Anolin, Chris Riggins, Mimi Vilmenay and Kaseem Bentley are the “resident haters...

‘We Were Here,’ a documentary about SF’s AIDs crisis

Airha Dominguez

December 17, 2014

The documentary We Were Here was screened at the Koret Auditorium as a part of the World AIDS Education and Community Day at De Young Museum on Nov. 30. The film revisits the early days of the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco during the '80s. In the process of making the film, director David Weis...

Foodelicious at SF State

Foodelicious at SF State

Airha Dominguez

December 13, 2014

Tired of eating at the same place everyday? Do you want to try something new, but have no idea where to begin to look? Here are the five food venues that generate the most revenue at SF State. The list is based on a survey conducted by the Cesar Chavez Student Center in October 2013 and includes responses...

Runway show celebrates women and their acheivements

Airha Dominguez

December 12, 2014

  With a pink flower in her hair, Yesenia Mendez struts down a runway barefoot in a long floral dress, showcasing her free-spirited personality. The biology major and African-American studies minor is one of the forty students participating in SF State's second annual runway show. It was...

Chicago Review: All that jazz

Airha Dominguez

December 8, 2014

A line of sultry female dancers in thin black tights and skimpy costumes sing and dance in wooden chairs for the “Cell Block Tango” a song that narrates how these murderesses finish in jail. The performance is one of the twenty-two performances of Chicago the musical that closed its U.S. tour...

‘Swan Lake’: A modern retelling of a classic love story

Airha Dominguez

October 25, 2014

http://youtu.be/9kdLVO3Alyw A preview of The Australian Ballet's Swan Lake by Calperformances. An elegant set combined with minimalistic props, dramatic lighting, and superb dance techniques make the Australian Ballet’s version of “Swan Lake” a stunning performance. The company performed last S...

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