Arts and Culture

23 Jun 2017

Walking on Flower Petals at the Asian Art Museum

Guests now walk around on flower petals at the Asian Art Museum. Both inside and out, Megan Wilson’s bright summer of love infused flowers decorate the sidewalk, walls, and walkways, so whether you’re rushing to work at the Civic Center, or perusing the new Flower Power exhibit, passersby pause, if only for a second, and smile. That smile seems to be the universal effect of flowers on people no matter their destination.

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22 Jun 2017

BAS PRIDE: Trans Support, Compton’s & the Lexington Club returns to SF

Several years ago when I was what could only charitably be termed as a “baby” queer, I had gone to meet some friends for a drink at the carpeted mineshaft that was the former incarnation of the Midnight Sun on Pride Friday.  The Castro was already pulsating with hundreds of

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21 Jun 2017

We wanna send you plus one to see comedienne Loni Love!

  Loni Love is in demand and loving it. She returned as co-host for season 2 of her hit daytime talker “The Real” this past year. The nationally syndicated show airs on the FOX affiliates and rebroadcasts in primetime on cable network BET. The show was recently renewed for 2

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21 Jun 2017

We wanna send you and a friend to see The Roots under the stars!

  Formed in 1987, in Philadelphia, PA, the legendary Roots Crew, consists of Black Thought, ?uestlove, Kamal Gray , F. Knuckles, Captain Kirk Douglas, Damon Bryson and James Poyser. Having previously released twelve projects, The Roots have become one of the best known and most respected hip-hop acts in the

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Photo: 12 O'Clock Boys via Vice
21 Jun 2017

BAS Poetry: A Long Pause in a Small Town

Broke-Ass Stuart is now accepting poetry submissions to be featured in the BAS Poetry: Arts & Culture column. Written & curated by Corinne Avganim. It is HOT in San Francisco, which I’ve decided means I am on a visceral vacation. Sitting in the heat, drinking a cold one, and reading pretty words about

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21 Jun 2017

Marie’s Crisis: The Best House Party You’ve Ever Been To

By Katie Barbaro Do you live in New York and occasionally feel disconnected from humanity and worried that the world might be breaking? Me too! Living in New York (and on this planet in general) might be stressful, but it also comes with some built-in coping mechanisms. One of which

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21 Jun 2017

Anticipating Pride Safety Concerns and Much More

Vibrant polychromatic greetings, queerly beloved BAS readership!! We now find ourselves on Pride Wednesday, and although there has been many a kick-off party and Frameline reel unspooled thus far, now things begin to ratchet toward the fever pitch that will be this weekend. We here at BAS, however, would like

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