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The Kill Team: SF Premiere With Director Dan Krass

Exclusive Engagement: One Week Only August 1-7
Director Dan Krauss: Friday, August 1 Q&A after the 7:20pm show
Sunday, August 3 Q&A after the 4:30pm show

Kill Team
Opera Plaza Cinema
601 VAN NESS AVE. SAN FRANCISCO
Information: 415-771-0183
Movie Line: 415-771-0183
Official Web Site

Infuriating and illuminating — The Kill Team looks at the devastating moral tensions that tears at soldiers’ psyches through the lens of one highly personal and emotional story. Private Adam Winfield was a 21-year-old soldier in Afghanistan when he attempted with the help of his father to alert the military to heinous war crimes his platoon was committing. But Winfield’s pleas went unheeded. Continue reading


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The NEXT STAGE Performs!!!

 

Join Us
Theater Games Performances
Tuesday, May 27th, 7:00 pm
$10 Suggested Donation
Contact: marciakimmell@sbcglobal.net, 415 826-6505

You are invited to a performance of Theater Games presented by advanced students of The Next Stage. We present a rare & delightful array of improvisations, never seen before, performed with panache. Continue reading


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Ground-breaking The First Step For Veterans Memorial

ABC News Coverage
March 20, 2014

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SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — War veterans in San Francisco will soon have a memorial in their honor. Eighty-two years ago, there was a plan to build a memorial for San Francisco’s veterans, but money and other priorities got in the way. Now, an octagon of stone will soon rise on the courtyard of green between the War Memorial Opera House and the Veterans Building.

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“Veterans in San Francisco have long been neglected; it’s a very important part of history and now we’ll have a monument to honor them,” retired U.S. Air Force Col. Roger Dong said.
Watch the video and read the complete story…


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Beyond Comedy Improv

the fool207April Fool’s Day
Tuesday, April 1st
7 – 9 pm
Donation: $10 Vets Free (no one turned away)
Next Stage Training Programs
Project of Theater Residencies, Inc.
Contact: marciakimmell@sbcglobal.net
415/826-6505 

Who graduates on April Fool’s Day? Improv students – we step into the unknown and trust we’ll figure it out – together. When we do – Magic happens.

We would love for you to join us as we graduate from being a Theater Games workshop to being an improvisational performance ensemble.  We want to share the fun we’ve been having, learning to be players in this freeing, transformational art form and are inviting folks we know, to be our supportive audience. You may also be interested to see for yourself what kinds of crazy things we do. It’s entertaining, fun and goes beyond comedy “improv.”

The NEXT Stage is directed by Marcia Kimmell.  She draws techniques from various sources, her training with Viola Spolin at the Second City in Chicago being most influential.

NEXT Stage Workshops:

  • Theater Games Intensive, Berkeley Saturday, April 6
  • Beginning Theater Games, 8 weeks, San Francisco Thursday Evenings

Contact Marcia Kimmell, marciakimmell@sbcglobal.net, 415 826-605


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Life With Google Apps 2

101713 Google Apps Nick3927-sqMarch 27, 2014
Thursday, 5-7pm
VCMC Social Room
FREE

Nick Shelton, Google Evangelist, shows you how-to make your personal, business or nonprofit organization life easier!! Discover how Google uses communication tools to communicate with teams and customers around the world. Focuses will include:

  • Gmail: The world’s most popular email service for your computer and smart phone. Easy and convenient communication with friends and contacts, also use it for chatting and archiving your conversations. New customized tabs keep your organized.
  • Google+ Hangouts: Learn how you can do video conferences from anywhere from any device.
  • Calendar: Use your calendar to keep tract of events, create additional calendars for your personal life and work, share or export your calendar, and add alerts and reminders.
  • Google drive: Storage system linked to your google account. Use it to store and share documents that you can access on the go… from Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android. It is safe, secure and shareable. Use Google’s productivity apps Docs, Sheets and Slides that let you create online documents, work on them in real time with other people, and store them in your Google Drive online — for free.