“Gidion’s Knot” tangled with emotion at Aurora

A vibrant blue door frame matches the plastic moulded fifth-grade seats. The word “THINK” penned in calligraphy is the basis of an inspiring acrostic poem on the whiteboard. This brightly-lit classroom is the secretive world of “Gidion’s Knot,” which opened at the Aurora Theater in Berkeley and is running until
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Alumnus talks professionally clowning around in stand-up comedy

Born in Taiwan, raised in Houston and educated in the Bay Area, Sheng Wang has always been accustomed to the transient state of the comedian lifestyle. After graduating from UC Berkeley in 2002, Wang started his comedy career hitting up the open mics in the venerable San Francisco comedy scene.
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An unclear direction in casting director’s ‘Confessions’

Every spring, thousands of actors fly south to the shimmering, smoggy city of Los Angeles. It’s pilot season. During this period of mass migration, auditions are plentiful, but the competition is daunting, and those without insider knowledge or adequate confidence fail to book roles. The prospect of show business is
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SF Sketchfest reveals the real stories of comedians

One of the greatest skills of comedians isn’t the ability to be funny but the ability to be incredible storytellers. At SF Sketchfest, sometimes you’re lucky enough to get both in a single event. With a live performance of the TV show “You’re Whole” followed by another live performance of
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Miley and JBiebz swap spots

My life was recently thrown into serious turmoil. Everything I thought I knew about myself switched like Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis in “Freaky Friday.” Just as Justin Bieber slid out of my favor — yes, world, I was briefly a Belieber at one point in my life —
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