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Mainstreaming the Panthers A group of earnest young twentysomethings from the East Bay Conservation Corps gathers this early, sunny June morning at a public library branch in West Oakland. In a matter of minutes, they'll begin a three-hour tour that…
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Night+Day

wednesday june 19 Rabbit Is Rich A young Pablo Picasso meets a young Albert Einstein in the Paris bistro Lapin Agile ("Nimble Rabbit"), and a passionate discussion of life, art, and science ensues. With this fictional incident as a springboard,…
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Culture, Stage

Aisle Seat

Race to the Finish In his new play Servant of the People: The Rise and Fall of Huey P. Newton & the Black Panther Party (which opens tonight at the Lorraine Hansberry Theater), Robert Alexander explores the enigma that was…
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Culture, Stage

Aisle Seat

The Story of My Life San Francisco is blessed with some extraordinary solo performers: Sara Felder (Beyond Brooklyn), Marga Gomez (A Line Around the Block), Josh Kornbluth (Pumping Copy), Roger Guenveur Smith (A Huey P. Newton Story), among others. Unfortunately,…
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Culture, Stage

Aisle Seat

Huey the Transformer I had the good fortune to see A Huey P. Newton Story for the second and, in a strange way, the first time. I had seen the production with a well-behaved, enthusiastic, adult audience and was hugely…
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Culture, Stage

By All Means

I wonder if it's possible to separate Huey P. Newton the mythic icon from Huey P. Newton the character, as created from Newton's writing and performed by Roger Guenveur Smith. To be candid, I wonder if it's possible to review…
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Culture, Stage

Aisle Seat

Newtonian Politics We Americans like to claim that our theater entertains; we leave politics to the politicians. There are a few notable exceptions, like '30s agitprop, but that's just propaganda (or so we claim). Of course, the myth of a…
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