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Theater and Dance

The Fall Arts Guide

The season promises lively choices for art, books, dance, film, music, and theater events.

Black Choreographers Festival Mashes Up Disciplines

The summer series shows at Laney College Aug. 26-28.

Redeeming 'The Mikado'

What could have been a tense standoff became fertile ground for cooperation and learning.

Three Bay Area Companies Stage Othello This Season

Is it sheer coincidence that Ubuntu, Marin Shakespeare, can Cal Shakes are producing Othello? There may be underpinnings of Black Lives Matter and anti-Muslim backlash in the air.

Nonstop Art, Belly Dancing, and Cosplay in Berkeley

Carnival of Stars takes place on July 30-31 at the Finnish Hall.

Murder, She Emoted

"Die, Mommie, Die!" runs July 9-Aug. 7 at the San Leandro Museum Auditorium.

Isolation of the Worst Kind

Sarah Shourd's "The Box" rips the use of solitary confinement.

Honoring People of the Corn

Tlaoli: People of the Corn shows at 8 p.m. on June 24-26 at La Peña Cultural Center.

Much Ado About Gender Bending

Best known for the clever, barbed repartee of the battling lovers Beatrice and Benedick, Much Ado About Nothing is one of the few Shakespeare comedies that doesn’t involve cross-dressing, but it certainly does in this version.

What’s Wrong With Modern Dance?

Upcoming Cal Performances dates bode well for the current state of dance and filling big venues.