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“#Get Ghandi” Amuses & Bewilders, at Z Space, S.F.

“#Get Ghandi” Amuses & Bewilders, at Z Space, S.F.

Millennial Notes Anne Galjour Examines First World ‘Feminism’ by Evelyn Arevalo   Anne Galjour does not shy away from revealing the dark secrets of Mahatma Gandhi in her new, intense comedy “#GetGandhi, A Seriously Radical Feminist Comedy.” Gandhi, who has inspired generations with his principle of non-violent civil disobedience, committed some shady acts against women. Though Gandhi practiced celibacy, he actively persuaded young women to lie naked next to him, to test his piety. Although Gandhi’s misogyny and racism seem…

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“#GetGandhi” Delights and Inspires, at Z Space, S.F.

“#GetGandhi” Delights and Inspires, at Z Space, S.F.

Anne Galjour’s Heartfelt Comedy Strikes Gold by Mary Volmer In Anne Galjour’s poignant new comedy “#GetGandhi, A Seriously Radical Feminist Comedy,” a multi-generational sorority of feminists conspire to tear down the statue of Gandhi in San Francisco. They object to Gandhi’s practice of sleeping with naked young women to test his “seminal continence,” or celibacy. At first, it’s a head scratcher. The #MeToo movement makes celibacy seem a strange thing to protest. And really, what good can it do to…

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“Still at Risk” Sparkles with Style & Savvy, at NCTC, S.F.

“Still at Risk” Sparkles with Style & Savvy, at NCTC, S.F.

Tim Pinckney Enlists Millennials in AIDS Army by Barry David Horwitz Here, at last, we have a new play that melds the 80s with the present and shows how one man’s struggle against AIDS continues today. “Still at Risk” brings us up to date and makes us think about how we can make history. During the reign of Reagan, the President refused to even utter the word AIDS—while thousands were dying. Playwright Tim Pinckney relives the forgotten struggles—following plays like…

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