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Culture, The Exhibitionist Drag Strip: Peaches Christ puts her own spin on <i>Showgirls! The Musical!</i>

Drag Strip: Peaches Christ puts her own spin on Showgirls! The Musical!

In 1995 cult flick Showgirls, Vegas stripper Nomi Malone (Elizabeth Berkley) dreams of kicking off her hooker heels and thrusting her way into a major burlesque revue. With Showgirls! The Musical!, starring April Kidwell as the exotic dancer turned showgirl,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Benjamin Scheuer and His Cast of Stringed Performers in A.C.T.'s <i>The Lion</i>

Benjamin Scheuer and His Cast of Stringed Performers in A.C.T.'s The Lion

As the sole performer in the one-man musical The Lion, a 2015 Drama Desk Award-winner that will be running on the stage of A.C.T.’s Strand Theater April 19-May 1, songwriter and story teller Benjamin Scheuer appears to be a…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Perpetual Motion: Automata Art Form Gets Inaugural Exhibition

Perpetual Motion: Automata Art Form Gets Inaugural Exhibition

Automata, a little-known art form which enjoyed great popularity during the 19th century, is making a comeback. Perpetual Motion: Contemporary Interpretations of Fine Art Automata will revive the genre when it holds an opening reception on April 16 at Heron Arts. Curated…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Dave Attell Tells All

Dave Attell Tells All

Best known for hit series Dave’s Old Porn and Insomniac with Dave Attell, seasoned comedian Dave Attell is not afraid to say that older is better when it comes to porn, cocktails or joke-telling styles. SF Weekly chatted with the funnyman, who…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Nick Hornby on Bringing Brooklyn to the Silver Screen

Nick Hornby on Bringing Brooklyn to the Silver Screen

Colm Tóibín's 2009 novel Brooklyn, about a young Irishwoman coming of age in the 1950's, who trades the elusive pot of gold for America's streets paved with gold, is both universal and timeless. When writer Nick Hornby, best known for penning…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Take Note: Minnie Driver Can Really Sing

Take Note: Minnie Driver Can Really Sing

Minnie Driver can really sing. In fact, the British actress, best known for her Academy Award-nominated performance in 1997's Good Will Hunting, proved her vocal prowess even before landing her first on-camera role. With the Milo Roth Band,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Tom Arnold Opens Up About Fatherhood, In Vitro Fertilization, and Roseanne

Tom Arnold Opens Up About Fatherhood, In Vitro Fertilization, and Roseanne

The day I interviewed Tom Arnold, he had only hours before announced to the Twittersphere that his wife was expecting their second child, a daughter. But he had already revealed this news to stand-up audiences. "The last two…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: <i>Princess Ivona</i>, A Literally Moving Theater Experience

Video of the Day: Princess Ivona, A Literally Moving Theater Experience

The Collected Works is a brand-spanking-new theater producing company formed by Stanford and Berkeley alums who are hell-bent on bringing exceptional, experimental performance to the West Coast theater scene. Together with the Performance Art Institute they present Princess Ivona, the…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: Wintersalt Music and Arts Fest

Video of the Day: Wintersalt Music and Arts Fest

Repeated exposure and adoration from the masses have turned most popular music and art festivals into blown out, oversaturated, and commercialized trash -- vain attempts to recapture the aura and frenetic glory of Woodstock or Monterey Jazz. Today's festival scene…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist "Awash in Bodies:" Sensual Watercolors and <i>The Little Mermaid</i> as Trans Fairy Tale

"Awash in Bodies:" Sensual Watercolors and The Little Mermaid as Trans Fairy Tale

What was your favorite part of The Little Mermaid? Was it the classic fish-out-of-water moment when Ariel styles her hair with a dinglehopper? Perhaps when the enchantress cuts out the mermaid's tongue in payment for her potion? Ah, Disney omitted…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: The Salem Witch Trials, as a Rock Opera

Video of the Day: The Salem Witch Trials, as a Rock Opera

Michael Xavier knows you've heard the story of the Salem Witch Trials, and that you might even remember Abigail Williams, the young girl who first cried "witch." Something about this story is so resonant, Xavier says, "people seem to have…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: <i>Superior Donuts</i>

Video of the Day: Superior Donuts

If you looked just at the dramatis personae in Tracy Letts' Superior Donuts, which premieres tonight at Custom Made Theatre Company, you might think it easy to peg. Arthur (Don Wood) is a draft-dodging hippie who hasn't altered his Uptown,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist What Election Season Would Be Complete Without an Ayn Rand Debate?

What Election Season Would Be Complete Without an Ayn Rand Debate?

The Republican party has once again gotten in bed with Ayn Rand. Her formidable legacy made an appearance in the political arena this election year when Paul Ryan revealed that he grew up reading the author's famously individualist work,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: A Musical Slasher Parody ... in Drag

Video of the Day: A Musical Slasher Parody ... in Drag

In his Halloween! The Ballad of Michele Myers, drag performer Raya Light brings a bunch of people to their deaths, but, more importantly, he brings the 1980s back to life. Dunn cherishes the glory decade for its music, sitcoms, slasher…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: <i>Love in the Time of Zombies</i>

Video of the Day: Love in the Time of Zombies

Did the season premiere of The Walking Dead leave you with a craving? Not to worry. The fine folks of San Francisco Theater Pub have your back. Over the last couple years they've done an amazing job filling the theater…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist FOUND Magazine's Davy Rothbart Takes his Idiot Heart on Tour

FOUND Magazine's Davy Rothbart Takes his Idiot Heart on Tour

Davy Rothbart is a really nice guy. A really nice guy who, at 30-something, has chosen to maintain a transient lifestyle, where being the guy that'll exchange unabashedly genuine conversation with just about anyone (from Ira Glass to Kid Rock)…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: Fifty Shades of <em>Gay</em>

Video of the Day: Fifty Shades of Gay

On the surface, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby don't have much in common (aside from the promise of adventure!). But both are on the list of commonly challenged books -- that is, books…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Longest Running Car Show in San Francisco

The Longest Running Car Show in San Francisco

Since 1988, retired Golden Gate park gardener Jimmy O'Keefe has been asking friends and family to celebrate his birthday in the park, but he's never asked for presents or a potluck. For the past 24 years, O'Keefe has encouraged classic…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: <em>Hamlet</em>, Shel Silverstein, and <em>Playboy</em> Magazine

Video of the Day: Hamlet, Shel Silverstein, and Playboy Magazine

How do you take your Hamlet? If you were too busy loathing the Bard in high school to just read the damn play, here are the Cliff's Notes: Shakespeare's "revenge tragedy," Hamlet exemplifies all the necessary elements of the genre,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: The Hard Data Indicates Laffs

Video of the Day: The Hard Data Indicates Laffs

With Tripping on the Tipping Point, Human Nature, a musical comedy theater troupe from Northern California, is currently underway on its third production finding more humor in climate change. "What?" you scream from your tree. "Climate change isn't funny!"…
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