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Readymade: Using Toilet Paper To Explore The Human Experience

Kaneisee Collective's dancers walk in to the stage at the begining of the
November 14, 2016

Along the colorfully painted stairwell to Dance Mission Theater in San Francisco, audience members decide whether red or white wine will accompany them to their seats. They exchange dialogue in suspense...

Femininity As A Decisive Tool For Change

Illustration by Mekaila Tyrrell
October 7, 2016

Do you ever wish you could handcraft your perfect presidential candidate, then convince the whole country voting for this candidate would ensure all their needs — political, social, environmental, and...

Threatened Sanctuary or National Insecurity?

Veronica Mieto and her two-month-old Gael Isaih Comunidad stand of the steps of San Francisco City Hall during immigrant family day at on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Mieto is wearing headphones to receive translation of what speakers are saying. ( Ryan McNulty / Xpress )
May 29, 2016

By: Brandy Miceli People from around the world gathered under the trees of Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland to share their stories of brutal violence, sexual assault, and yearning hunger during their journey...

Bantering Bouffons

Bantering Bouffons
April 19, 2016

By: Brandy Miceli Forty minutes before showtime, the Naked Empire Bouffons were backstage at PianoFight, a bar in the Tenderloin, preparing to grace the audience with their grotesque humor for their monthly...

From Farm to Bong

Amanda Reiman, a patient who uses Flow Kana cannabis poses for a portrait in San Francisco, Sat. Feb. 20. (Imani Miller/Xpress).
March 18, 2016

By: Brandy Miceli The inflammation, swollen cartilage, and swollen joint linings that come with 39-year-old Amanda Reiman’s foot arthritis keep her immobile and in pain. Refusing to put chemicals...

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