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“Oakland Raiders, True Crime, & Coming of Age in SF”—at The Marsh

“Oakland Raiders, True Crime, & Coming of Age in SF”—at The Marsh

Millennial Notes Chuck Nevius, Chron Reporter, Celebrates Captivating Stories by Jordan Freed Chuck (C.W.) Nevius has been writing news and sports stories for 40 years at the San Francisco Chronicle.  Now Chuck is turning his storytelling skills inward, and the result is mesmerizing. Nevius’ wonderful performance reaches the heights when old emotions attached to news stories rise to the surface. As a young man in Colorado, he covered local high school football games before moving to San Francisco to work…

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“A History of World War II”—A Queer Eye on Sharp Nazis, at The Marsh, S.F.

“A History of World War II”—A Queer Eye on Sharp Nazis, at The Marsh, S.F.

John Fisher’s Victorious One-Man Army by Barry David Horwitz John Fisher is obsessed with WWII. When he was a kid in the Marin suburbs, John Fisher found a way to escape his family’s bigoted outlook. He and his older brother studied the battles of WWII, and played them out in excruciating detail in the woods behind their house. John’s “A History of WWII” analyzes and illustrates the battles, with more details than I’ve ever heard before. We are enlightened by…

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“The Obligation” Delivers Life Lessons, at Potrero Stage, S.F.

“The Obligation” Delivers Life Lessons, at Potrero Stage, S.F.

Millennial Notes Roger Grunwald Embodies Holocaust Stories by Ishai Padawer I was excited to see “The Obligation” at Potrero Stage in San Francisco. Not because I had any idea about Roger Grunwald’s acting (it’s great), or about Nancy Carlin’s directing (it’s excellent). I was excited because I have an unhealthy obsession with the Holocaust since I grew up on a Kibbutz in Israel.  Like most other kids, my parents and teachers dragged me to annual Holocaust memorials, and I watched…

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