“Andrew Jackson” is bloody better than the “American Idiot” by Kevin M. Thomas

Rock songs are becoming the new anthems on the Great White Way and, for the most part, to great success. “Spring Awakening” and “Rent” before that have awakened a whole new form of Broadway musical – one that is filled with rock songs and edgier subject matter. Presently on Broadway is Green Day’s “American Idiot” […] Click to read more »

Art In The City: 3 Progressive Picks From Uptown to Downtown By: Steve V. Rodriguez

Last week,  on a beautiful Spring day in New York City, I visited three  new  progressive art exhibits covering some extensive territory including both east and west  sides. From Uptown’s Guggenheim Museum to Downtown’s Deitch Projects Gallery which unfortunately will close at the end of May, I ended my day in Chelsea at Gallery 1500’s […] Click to read more »

Exit Theatre’s DIVAfest returns to San Francisco by Kevin M. Thomas

What is a diva? Well, this weekend you’re about to find out through Exit Theatre’s DIVAfest, which starts April 8 and runs through May 1. The DIVAfest is a collection of new theatre pieces written by women. According to artistic director Christina Augello, there’s something for everyone – “from Irish ballads to a Tenderloin musical […] Click to read more »