On the Air: Cy and Jamedra’s Do List Picks for April 13, 2018


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Jamedra Brown-Fleischman is back as my Do List co-host this week to talk about San Francisco Ballet’s big dance festival, Unbound, and its 12 world premieres — and about another world premiere from San Francisco queer choreographer Sean Dorsey. Plus, we ask: What would possess seasoned Broadway show producers to mash up the Go-Go’s pop-punk with an Elizabethan melodrama?! The answers await in the podcast above and the story links below.

April 13: The Ibeyi sisters make thrilling music of the African diaspora.

April 19-21: Choreographer Sean Dorsey offers a transgender and queer take on how to be a better man.

April 20-May 6: SF Ballet’s Unbound looks to partially answer the question: Where is dance headed in the 21st century?

April 13 & 20: Allan Hall’s jazz band Ratatet makes exquisite chamber jazz in shows at Berkeley’s Jazz Conservatory and at San Jose’s Art Boutiki

April 21: The Afro Urban Society and Studio Grand in Oakland present Full Color, a short story written by Itoro Udofia that has been adapted for the stage in an event honoring Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

April 10-May 6: Elizabethan melodrama meets the Go-Go’s pop-punk in the world premiere of the musical Head Over Heels.


April 21: Drunk Theatre puts actors to a test that no “method” can prepare them for.

April 14: The Oakland band Wax Idols has a new album and CD release concert that shows off their morbid sense of punk humor.


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