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Culture, The Exhibitionist Sandra Bernhard Roars Back into the Spotlight, With <i>#Blessed</i>

Sandra Bernhard Roars Back into the Spotlight, With #Blessed

In Sandra Bernhard's breakthrough 1987 show Without You I'm Nothing, the comedian jokes that if you can make it in New York, you can't make it anywhere else. But last Friday night she made it all the way to…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Sandra Bernhard: Gay or Straight, Parades Bring Out the Worst in Everybody

Sandra Bernhard: Gay or Straight, Parades Bring Out the Worst in Everybody

Sandra Bernhard is your pride headliner this year, and just in case her check bounces... she'll be working her satire Thursday through Sunday in San Francisco. We talked to Bernhard about what this Jewish mom thinks of the S.F. circumcision…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Pride of Flint, Mich.

The Pride of Flint, Mich.

Although Sandra Bernhard is touring under the banner of her new comedy album, I Love Being Me, Don’t You?, we don’t think we’re going to hear any of the same jokes. For one, the performer, known for riffing on whatever…
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Music, All Shook Down Over the Weekend: Fool's Gold at California Academy of Sciences

Over the Weekend: Fool's Gold at California Academy of Sciences

​Fool's Gold  Saturday, May 15, 2010 Dawn 2010 party at the California Academy of Sciences Better than: Staring at the albino alligator... ... although that wasn't an immediate consensus among the swank crowd at Saturday's Dawn 2010 party. Held in…
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Music, All Shook Down Dawn Party With Fool's Gold at Cal Academy This Weekend

Dawn Party With Fool's Gold at Cal Academy This Weekend

San Francisco has a knack for seamlessly blending the sacred with the hip -- just look at Grace Cathedral's monthly EpiscoDisco event -- and that's definitely the case with Saturday's Dawn 2010. Presented by Reboot and Tablet Magazine in celebration of…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Bernhard Way

The Bernhard Way

One look at Sandra Bernhard tells you just about everything you need to know about the infamous comic's signature style: caramel highlights frame a face braced for battle and her stiff upper lip curls into a half-snarl, ready to unleash…
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Calendar, Performance What a Bern

What a Bern

FRI 12/31 We don't normally recommend that you spend this much money on an evening's (legal) entertainment, and it's even more unusual that we'd tell you it's a good idea to drop nearly a hundred bucks on a single person's…
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Calendar, Night&Day "May I kiss you on the ass, Miss Sandra?"

"May I kiss you on the ass, Miss Sandra?"

One of the main reasons to see comedian/ actress/songstress Sandra Bernhard perform live is to find out whom she might single out from the audience. The last time I caught her act, a couple of rather crunchy Goddess-is-afoot types in…
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Calendar, Night&Day Bad Girls Finish First

Bad Girls Finish First

You, too, can be a goddess. No, really. Just ask the Goddess Perlman, frontwoman of the jazzy comic band O. Once upon a time the Goddess was a mere mortal, known as Susannah Perlman -- "a perfectly nice, normal girl…
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Culture, Stage

Stage

Liking Lumpiness The Aesthetics of Awkwardness. Choreography by Bill Shannon. Performed by Shannon and members of Axis Dance Company. At Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' Forum, 701 Mission (at Third Street), March 17. Call 978-2787. Awkwardness and the mundane…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night + Day

Wednesday March 18 Blues Jones The woman who first sang "T'ain't Nobody's Biz-ness If I Do" becomes everyone's business in My Castle's Rockin', Larry Parr's musical theater biography of jazz-blues great Alberta Hunter. Medea Project founder Rhodessa Jones, accompanied live…
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