Activism

21 Jul 2017

Mexico City has a new Saint and it Protects Against Gentrification

Without – one assumes – papal consent, artists in two Mexico City neighborhoods have created and venerated their very own patron saint, Santa Mari de Juaricua, protectress against gentrification. Santa Maria de Ribera and Juarez are two adjoining neighborhoods in CDMX which have been hit hard in recent years by

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21 Jul 2017

Five Ways To Throw Shade At Trump Tower Without Landing In Jail

By Jonas Barnes I think that we, as a country, have hit the point where we can all agree that Donald Trump is pretty much a fuck up. I know that there may be some uncle fathers out there that piss red, white & blue who love the leather skinned

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18 Jul 2017

Another Mission Artist Studio Loses Lease, Art Sell-off to Follow

The artists at Workspace Limited Art Studios have been priced out after 13 years.  Yet another creative space for working artists has been sold to the highest bidder in the Mission.  In the words of the Cultural Space Coalition: “Sadly, this update announces that Sharon and Flora’s studio building is CLOSING! Unfortunately,

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18 Jul 2017

Punks With Lunch Keep Serving It Up In Oakland

Meet the punks in Oakland who make lunch for the homeless, do needle pick-ups, & gather harm reduction data. We sat down with Alejandra, founder of Punks With Lunch, to discuss what they are up to, how to start your own Punks With Lunch, and how the City is not practicing what it preaches in its new program to address homelessness.

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13 Jul 2017

The Best Art Parties, Festivals, and Fairs in San Francisco Right Now

There’s a bunch of fun, interesting, artsy extravaganzas happening all over San Francisco this July. The next couple weeks are garden parties, world class workshops, world records, opera auditions, and of course music, dancing & costumes all over the place. It’s time to get out there and mix it up with thousands of other beautiful bay area weirdos.

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11 Jul 2017

A Night to Help Rocket Dog Rescue

As you may have heard, Pali Boucher, founder of Rocket Dog Rescue, was violently mugged last month. Besides her personal belongings the thieves also got away with all the donations she’d collected at a Rocket Dog fundraiser earlier in the evening. For those unfamiliar, Rocket Dog Rescue is a “San Francisco Bay Area

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06 Jul 2017

High Times Had By All at Cannabis Cup

We all know High Times as a publication that dates way before even the first legal ounce of weed was sold. We also know that if it weren’t for their activism, positive movement, and how they taught the world to grow (literally and figuratively) we wouldn’t have the most excellent

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