Vinyl Nation, a new documentary by Christopher Boone and Kevin Smokler, opens at a record store in Kansas City. A huge crowd of people is lining up early in the morning. It’s Record Store Day, an annual event when record stores see “record” business. The crowd is upbeat. All are
What happens when a group of phony ghost hunters stumble upon some real ghosts? The answer can be found in Beyond the Shadows, a new film by auteur David Gustafson. The low budget film, which touches upon themes of Native American genocide, is now streaming at You Tube. “I am
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Now on display through October 6, the de Young museum presents Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin, a retrospective of the life and career of California native and Bay Area resident Ed Hardy, one of the most respected tattoo artists in the world.
Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. A few columns back we took a look at some of the the made for TV horror films produced by Dan Curtis. Now, along comes Master Of Dark Shadows, a new documentary which celebrates Curtis (1927-2006) and his most
Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. William Lustig’s Maniac shocked moviegoers and critics alike upon its release in 1980. A character driven slasher film, Maniac featured scenes of extreme gore unlike anything that had previously been seen on the screen. The film was deemed unsuitable for
On Sunday May 19 Emmy winning stand-up comic Sarah Silverman will appear with actor, writer and Sirius XM radio host Seth Rudetsky on stage at the Herbst Theater for an evening of comedy, conversation and music. Proceeds from the show will benefit San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, Project Open Hand and
On Tuesday, April 30, filmmaker Jose Garrotte will appear at the Face-To-Face With The Filmmaker series, which is presented by Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema. Garrotte will be screening his latest work Invidente (Sightless) a short documentary about Belo Cipriani, a writer who lost his sight at the age of 26. The screening,
Around 6-8 times a month patrons at Johnny Foley’s, an Irish pub which straddles the border of the Tenderloin and Union Square, can hear the musical stylings of Nathan Temby. Temby is part of a rotating roster of pianists who perform in Foley’s cellar in what are known as “dueling piano” shows.