On the Air: Cy and Jamedra's Do List Picks for April 13, 2018

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WanTing Zhao is part of ‘Unbound,‘ an orgy of dance at SF Ballet (Eric Tomasson/SF Ballet)

Jamedra Brown-Fleischman is back as my Do List co-host this week to talk about San Francisco Ballet's big dance festival, Unbound, and its 12 world premieres — and about another world premiere from San Francisco queer choreographer Sean Dorsey. Plus, we ask: What would possess seasoned Broadway show producers to mash up the Go-Go's pop-punk with an Elizabethan melodrama?! The answers await in the podcast above and the story links below.

April 13: The Ibeyi sisters make thrilling music of the African diaspora.

April 19-21: Choreographer Sean Dorsey offers a transgender and queer take on how to be a better man.

April 20-May 6: SF Ballet's Unbound looks to partially answer the question: Where is dance headed in the 21st century?

April 13 & 20: Allan Hall's jazz band Ratatet makes exquisite chamber jazz in shows at Berkeley's Jazz Conservatory and at San Jose's Art Boutiki


April 21The Afro Urban Society and Studio Grand in Oakland present Full Color, a short story written by Itoro Udofia that has been adapted for the stage in an event honoring Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

April 10-May 6: Elizabethan melodrama meets the Go-Go's pop-punk in the world premiere of the musical Head Over Heels.


April 21: Drunk Theatre puts actors to a test that no "method" can prepare them for.

April 14: The Oakland band Wax Idols has a new album and CD release concert that shows off  their morbid sense of punk humor.