Performer 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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kaytlin
10 Jan 2017

Kaytlin Bailey : A Comedian You Should Know

The ‘Comedian you should know series’ is about celebrating artists on stage.  The wonderful, strange, and brilliant performers that light up our theaters, auditoriums, clubs, and sidewalks.  A kick-ass, all-female comedy team, has done something interesting, they’ve collaborated with kickstarter to pre-sell tickets to the shows on their tour.  Meet Kaytlin Bailey of Cake Comedy,

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Everett dance
28 Dec 2016

Comedian You Need To Know: Bridget Everett

In every “I quit!” fantasy, there’s the part where you unleash a string of expletives at your boss, at your co-workers, and even at the intern who can never get your coffee order right (Laura). But what if you could be as profane and as in-the-face of everyone as you

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kilmer cinematic
27 Dec 2016

Val Kilmer as Mark Twain

Val Kilmer is standing on the stage of the Clay Theater and his microphone won’t work. He slumps over, hanging his arms, the classic representation of comical dejection. From the packed house comes a feminine voice, shouting: “I’m your huckleberry!” Without missing a beat, Kilmer mimes and mouths back: “No,

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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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omf jazz
18 Oct 2016

Oakland Music Festival was a Premium, Bangin’ Event Not to Miss

Last week was the 4th annual OMF (Oakland Music Festival for those that don’t know) and, hot damn, was it an intensely packed week of much of the glorious local music Oakland has to offer.  This year’s festival set up completely different from last year’s event; which was an all

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clown cover nice_edited-1
21 Sep 2016

Sexy Clowns & a Music Orgy in the East Bay

The tent was situated in the middle of a huge empty lot, no signs or reassurance that I wasn’t  about to walk into some American Horror Story scenario.  I started the night of the Bohemian Carnival’s 10 year anniversary party rolling around the deserted industrial bay coast of Alameda until I

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