The 18th Annual Arab Film Festival opens October 10, 2014 at the Castro Theatre with the Bay Area premiere of May in the Summer. The festival continues through October 23, with screenings throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The Arab Film Festival has an international standing and is considered one of the most important Arab film festivals outside the Arab world. It strives to present the best contemporary films that provide insight into the beauty, complexity and diversity of the Arab…
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The phrase "comedian's comedian" is overused, perhaps, but we take it as shorthand for "really *&%$#! hilarious," which is harder to get printed in major magazines. Bamford fits that bill quite nicely, and while you may have caught her voice work on countless animated comedy shows, or her guest-starring spots on Louie or Sarah Silverman, if you've not seen her standup, you'll definitely want to catch her upcoming show at Cobb's.
Celebrated British puppetry theater group Blind Summit performs its acclaimed 2011 production, The Table, at Stanford’s Bing Concert Hall. The Table, which was a hit at the prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland, stars a cantankerous two-foot tall cardboard character named Moses. He’s a funny, perhaps easily distracted, philosopher who wants to tell you an epic tale about God and Moses, life, death, and puppetry.
The New York theatre company Elevator Repair Service has adapted the tumultuous trial of Barnes v. Glen Theatre, Inc. to the stage, using the entire oral argument as the verbatim script.