Dance

Sexy Men Show Their “Baloney” in Show of Humor & Titillation by Kevin M, Thomas

Chippendales and Thunder From Down Under have all come to San Francisco. They perform to a room full of screaming women, making it rain dollars and more as they make the “Magic Mike” dream come true for bridal parties and horny women. That same fun spirit and sexiness can be seen in “Baloney,” coming back […] Click to read more »

Ethereal Vocals and Aerial Choreography Make For an Awesöme SF Concert by Kevin M. Thomas

Traditional music fans are in for an Awesöme surprise with the special two night benefit concert of Inara George and Van Dyke Parks who join Awesöme Orchestra Collective on Oct. 8 and 9 at San Francisco’s Z Space. The term “orchestra” usually brings to mind symphonic music with matching suited musicians. Get that idea out of […] Click to read more »

The Iconic and Cult Like Scenes of Quentin Tarantino are Strategically Pulled and Mashed Up for the Explosive Show FOR THE RECORD Presents TARANTINO in L.A.

L.A. continues to flourish in the Arts,  beyond film, with the help of FOR THE RECORD, the company that takes iconic films by famed directors like Zemeckis, John Hughes, Scorsese, Baz Luhrmann, Cohen Brothers and now Tarantino,  and adapts them into theatrical concert productions. Now at their new home, DBA Hollywood, TARANTINO brings the director’s […] Click to read more »

The Legend of Yauna is a Hero’s Tale Fusing Music, Song and Ultimately Encourages Us to Lose Our Ego Q&A with Director Maija Garcia

Recently my editor, Carlton Jones and I were fortunate to attend an inspiring performance and tale at BAM entitled, THE LEGEND OF YAUNA. Not entirely sure what we were about to witness, our eyes and spirit were awakened by the fusion of music, dance, song and storytelling that were presented by a multi-generational and talented […] Click to read more »

Film Festival Hit “Test” Has Several Screenings From SF to LA to NY in the Coming Weeks by Kevin M. Thomas

Progressive Pulse caught up with director Chris Mason Johnson and star Scott Marlowe just before their screening of their film “Test,” which was one of the best movies from last year’s Frameline Film Festival, “Test,” is opening for a limited theatrical run June 6 in the Bay Area and June 13 in Los Angeles and New […] Click to read more »

Sexy Acts “Bare” A Lot More Talent Than Stripteases By Kevin M. Thomas

Strippers, singers, bands, acrobats and other bawdy acts will be bringing down the house at 8pm, Saturday, Aug. 4 at 50 Mason Social House in San Francisco. We managed to squeeze out a few minutes of Diabla Productions team leaders Christine Jovan and Molly Gazay as they squeezed into their outfits during a rehearsal for […] Click to read more »

“Ghosts of Manhattan” is an interactive theatrical history of the city from 1512-2012 that opens Friday in Fort Tryon Park

“Ghosts of Manhattan” was conceived by Maija Garcia for her theatre company, Organic Magnetics, that takes it’s audience on an interactive moving journey in Fort Tryon Park. Audience members will learn about life in Manhattan that predated European colonization when it was home to the Lenape Indians, who called the island Mannahatta, or “land of many […] Click to read more »

Cedar Lake fuses dance, fashion, visual arts and music for an electrifying performance Photos by Carlton Jones

Cedar Lake presented it’s latest installation project June 20th thorugh June 22 in New York City. Progressive Pulse correspondent, Carlton Jones was on hand to shoot images from this superb performance. The  installation was a tantalizing mix from the worlds of dance, fashion, visual arts and music, led by Cedar Lake Artistic Director, Benoit-Swan Pouffer. […] Click to read more »

Choreographer Jermaine Browne discusses instinct, dance, style and fashion this Spring

Choreographer, Jermaine Browne has worked with Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aquilera and with the Victoria Secret fashion shows on tv to name a few. More recently he has collaborated with fashion designers like Rachel Roy, Louis Vuitton and Dominic Louis to bring their respective collections to life in video and live presentations. His current dance workshops […] Click to read more »

Mestranda Edna Lima chats about Capoeira during Black History Month and Carnival

Mestranda Edna Lima became the first female Mestra in 1981 for Capoeira as well as receiving her Black Belt in Karate. She has gone on to develop her school in New York named after the style of Capoeira she practices, ABADÁ Capoeira. During Black History Month, Lima put together a series of workshops that concluded with […] Click to read more »