Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene. Actor, comedian, filmmaker, and peace advocate Donald Lacy told KALW’s Jeneé Darden about three fantastic arts events happening around the Bay this weekend.
- FWD! w/ DJ Wonway Posibul at Hello Stranger bar (Oak) Fri 1/25
- The Tenderloin Tour at Cutting Ball Theatre (SF) 1/25-1/27
- Mini Mix'd Youth Dance Company auditions at The Crucible (Oak) Sun 1/27
FWD! is the free monthly open format dance party hosted by resident DJ Wonway Posibul of The Latin Soul Brothers. Come out to the Hello Stranger bar in Oakland at 10 pm every 4th Friday of the month to hear all styles of music throughout the night.
“That’s my guy and I’m a little biased … best DJ in the Bay bar none.”
Cutting Ball Theatre presents The Tenderloin Tour. The show revives special scenes from Cutting Ball’s original 2012 documentary-style play Tenderloin. The Tenderloin Tour is a one-hour production that begins at the theater and tours free performances throughout the community that inspired the play. See shows this weekend at the Cutting Ball Theatre in San Francisco.
“It’s an incredible neighborhood with a vibrant history.”
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The Mini Mix'd Dance Company of Oakland will host spring auditions for girls ages 12-17 this Sunday at the Crucible. Mini Mix'd promotes youth empowerment, and engages them in building community through hip hop/club movement, music and culture. Auditions begin at 1 pm on Sunday.
“If you’re a parent listening to this and you want a great activity for your young person to get involved in, this is the thing. "
You can catch Donald Lacy in the Campo Santo theatre production of Candlestick. The show opens this weekend at A.C.T.'s Costume Shop theatre in downtown San Francisco. Follow Donald’s organization for youth “The Love Life Foundation” online at lovelifefoundation.org