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SF Sketchfest

Andrea Bergen

This week on Open Air, KALW’s radio magazine for the Bay Area performing arts, host David Latulippe talks with cast member Siobhan Doherty, and artistic director Ariel Craft about Cutting Ball Theater’s reprise production of The Tenderloin Tour, which runs through January 26 at community sites throughout San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. 

The Spot: Excavating Ancient Curse Words

Jan 7, 2018
Detroit Publishing Co.; Library of Congress

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This week on FSFSF we spotlight comedy from Ahamed Weinberg and Aparna Nancherla. Ahamed Weinberg will be performing Thursday (01/12) at The Verdi Club in San Francisco. Find tickets here. Aparna Nancherla performs Saturday (01/14) at SF SketchFest in San Francisco on three different panels. Find information here.

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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Mads Tolling: violinist, composer, and bandleader of The Mads Men.

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Sights & Sounds is your weekly guide to the Bay Area arts scene through the eyes and ears of local artists. Our guest is Krista Fatka: comedian and co-producer of Festa Comedy night at Festa Lounge in San Francisco.

A conversation with legendary prankster Mal Sharpe

Feb 5, 2014


Part of this year’s SF Sketchfest includes a tribute to a local comedy team that pioneered improvisational comedy right here on the streets of San Francisco.