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09 Oct 2017

Northern Waste: Artist You Should Know

  Guest post by Genie Cartier If you’re like me, you’re tired of living in a world of mediocre rock bands with mumbled lyrics and confusingly popular 80s dad rock cover bands. Meet Northern Waste, the local rock band you didn’t know you were craving! Northern Waste’s unique yet classic style

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04 Oct 2017

This Bitter Earth: New Play Grapples With Love, Race & Black Lives Matter

Now playing at New Conservatory Theater Center through October 22, Harrison David Rivers’ new play This Bitter Earth touches upon many hot button issues, albeit with a depth and sensitivity which might inspire audiences to engage in thoughtful dialogues about the Black Lives Matter movement. The play follows the brief, intense

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20 Sep 2017

How To Survive Riot Fest (Trust Us, You’ll Want To)

Bonnaroo may be in tents but Riot Fest is INTENSE! Pitchfork doesn’t even have pitchforks but Riot Fest is a RIOT! For a long walk in a nice park head to Lollapalooza. For a short walk into a mosh pit stumble into Riot Fest.  We were offered the most excellent

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22 Jul 2017

37th Annual Jewish Film Fest Commences

  The 37th annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival has begun. Jewish themed films from around the world will screen at San Francisco’s venerable Castro Theater, Oakland’s New Parkway, among other Bay Area venues. In addition to films about Jews, there will also be films which aren’t about Jewish subjects–it’s

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21 Jul 2017

Band You Should Know: Abbot Kinney

In anticipation of their upcoming headlining gig at the Great American Music Hall on August 19th, we sent local SF band Abbot Kinney our grueling questionnaire. Will they survive it? Will the answers surprise you? There’s only one way to find out. Read below: Name: Abbot Kinney Medium: Rock Music

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07 Jul 2017

Longtime HIV Survivor Uses Singing as the Best Form of Therapy

Joshua Grodsky has lived with HIV for three decades. He never thought he’d live as long as he has, much less live long enough to be pursuing his dream. Grodsky, who has already performed several shows at Martuni’s and at Society Cabaret, returns to Society Cabaret on Saturday night, July

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14 Jun 2017

Bay of the Living Dead: You Made Me Hate Myself–Well I LIke Myself Now!

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a twice a month column about the horror genre. Willard (1971) Willard was a sensation when it was first released in 1971. The low budget chiller played to packed houses for months, grossing $14,545,941, an enormous amount of money in those days. Willard was a love story, perhaps one

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