Review: Berkeley Rep’s ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ is loaded with ferocity and heart

My paternal grandfather was a legend in the Oakland flea market community. When I was a kid of nine, he and I would take off every Sunday morning to hunt … Continue reading Review: Berkeley Rep’s ‘Ain’t Too Proud’ is loaded with ferocity and heart

Jackson, Jr. set to return home in SHN’s ‘Motown: The Musical’

When native San Franciscan Rodney Earl Jackson, Jr. attended shows at the Orpheum Theatre, there was something about members of those casts that he discovered later. Jackson, Jr. remembers fondly … Continue reading Jackson, Jr. set to return home in SHN’s ‘Motown: The Musical’