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SuicideGirls give frisky, lively performance at The New Parish

The anti-mainstream, alternative pin-up beauty of the SuicideGirls makes them the most fitting group of women to hybridize nerdy fandom with indie-electronic striptease in their hit Blackheart Burlesque tour, a show that ditches traditional, slow-moving, genre striptease for hard-hitting dance and sci-fi seduction. Last Friday, Oakland’s New Parish stage opened
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Charlie Brown isn’t just a kid’s tale in Berkeley theater production

Berkeley Playhouse’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” tackles the serious business of childhood with a playful sensibility, in a musical revival of the characters of Charles M. Schultz’s popular comic strip, “Peanuts”. Director Christina Lazo captures the spirit of Schultz’s penetrating humor, while maintaining his social commentary
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Berkeley play “We Are Proud to Present” tackles race, genocide

“No one wants to hear the ‘white version’ of this story,” says a voice echoing through the tension-filled stage, referring to the atrocities of a little-known genocide that occurred in the early days of the 20th century. In Just Theater’s production of “We Are Proud to Present…” playwright Jackie Sibblies
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