London

London: not in the EU, but still worth visiting

With the Independence Day fervor dying down and a slow drawl in coverage on Brexit, some may say that England is losing relevance to us here in the USA. However, having just visited the land of amazing breakfast tea and literature, I can definitely vouch for the cultural, culinary and
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Major-specific Valentine’s Day cards

Everyone knows Valentine’s Day is as full of stress as it is full of love. What are you supposed to get that special Berkeley babe that will show them you love and adore them? We at the Clog want Valentine’s Day to be nothing but a love fest, so give one
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Superheroes

‘Superheroes’ saved by unforgettable script, captivating performances

In Cutting Ball Theater’s “Superheroes,” director Sean San Jose illuminates the racial injustices within the drug cultures of Los Angeles and Oakland, California. Throughout the play, he and the cast of “Superheroes” carry an impeccable script while delivering an enthrallingly powerful production. “Superheroes” opens with a journalist, Aparecida (Delina Patrice
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Winged wanderlust takes flight in ‘The Dragon Play’

This is a play about dragon sex. And whatever you think that means, you’re wrong. “The Dragon Play,” a 70-minute drama in one act, tells the story of forbidden flames between humans and dragons. The play, directed by Tracy Ward and written by Jenny Connel Davis, is hosted by Impact
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summertime

‘Summertime’ has an unquenchable thirst for life

The stage is whimsically serene. The backdrop features a blue sky with impressionistic poofy, hazy clouds. A desk with carefully strewn work, a set of lawn chairs, a couch, a side table with snacks and another with sparkling crystal bottles are distributed among clusters of birch trees standing tall and
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BareStage’s latest hints at a glimmer of hope in judicial system

We can change. It’s an inspiring thought — one that should be kept in mind while watching BareStage Productions’ “12 Angry Men.” Centered on revealing the injustices of the American legal system, the play bears a powerful message that has carried over decades. This message, modernized and with a renewed
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ideation

SF Playhouse’s ‘Ideation’ fails to be fully realized

After a year’s worth of tweaking since its rough-draft debut, “Ideation” arrived at the San Francisco Playhouse on Saturday night for a maiden performance. In almost every sense, it’s a very minimalist production. This is clear upon entering the theater, where the audience is met with a sparse set —
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