Artist you should know

Coney Island #1
19 Jan 2017

The Real Freaks of Coney Island

People move to New York for a lot of reasons. Work, curiosity, boredom, a burning desire to be the best damn subway mime in the fucking country… all sorts of things call out to people. For me, one of the things that drew me here was that I generally feel

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10 Jan 2017

Turn Your Blood into Protest Art

Have you ever thought of immortalizing a piece of yourself?  Do you badly want to show the world that you protest a Donald Trump administration?  Are you a dirty, left leaning, creative (like us), AND happen to be in the Los Angeles area Friday, January 13 and/or Saturday January 14th? Good!  This is

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04 Jan 2017

Top 20 Bay Area Bands of 2016

If you weren’t listening to these hot Bay Area bands in 2016 you can fix that in 2017.

The year has come to an end … some might say finally, while other is may be wishing for a couple more days. Everybody is focused on what will happen in 2017 but for just a second longer I would like to celebrate 20 bands that released epic songs in 2016.

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27 Dec 2016

The Rev.Peyton’s Shotgun Guitar & Big Damn Band

What do you get when you combine the strumming of washboards set ablaze, a 5-gallon bucket and marching band bass drum with a real Reverend and Kentucky Colonel who can play any stringed instrument from the last 150 years? You are bestowed with the unparalleled blend of bluesy folk, ragtime

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by Karla Ortiz.
13 Dec 2016

An Artist You Should Know: Karla Ortiz

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet artist Karla Ortiz, the concept artist of your nerdy dreams.  If you’re like me (and I know

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luggage store wall
09 Dec 2016

Interview w/ Community Arts Stabilization Trust Director Moy Eng

Looking for answers to the affordable housing crisis we spoke to an expert on preserving safe, legal, and permanent spaces for artists. C.A.S.T is the nonprofit that preserved SF Luggage Store Gallery and got the creative incubator known as CounterPulse a permanent spot.

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Aaaand here they are again. From left to right: Mez, Chris, and Deanna.
07 Dec 2016

Artists you should know: Chris, Deanna and Mez of Tattoo Bogaloo

The reason why the sitcom Cheers became so popular was not, contrary to popular belief, Frasier’s sexy, sexy, sexy voice, but rather because it provided audiences with a fictional place where they could feel at home. This is one of the things that makes or breaks a business, and it’s

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