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Unique Derique (2 shows)

Date:
Fri, Jul 22, 2016
Time:
11:00am – 11:30am
Venue:
Children’s Garden, Yerba Buena Gardens
799 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
Phone:
(415) 543-1718
Cost:
Free

Unique Derique (2 shows)

Fri, Jul 22, 2016, 11:00am11:30am

Free

This children’s program repeats at 12:15–12:45pm.

A beloved Bay Area institution, the Unique Derique is a prince among clowns, an internationally esteemed performer who has honed a singular blend of physical comedy and hambone body percussion. Derique (aka Lance McGee) started clowning in Berkeley at 15 with Circus A La Mode and later joined San Francisco’s Pickle Family Circus. He’s also a licensed drama therapist and school counselor who teaches mindfulness. Whether he’s in a park, Harlem’s storied Apollo Theatre, or collaborating with Bobby McFerrin, The Temptations, or the late Sammy Davis Jr., the Unique Derique earns gales of laughter with his wildly imaginative skits.

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