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04 Feb 2022

5 Ways to Get Your Tired Butt to Work Out Every Day

Unless you are Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, working out every single day probably seems like an insurmountable feat of discipline. But I have good news for you! Even the busiest and most overtired person can totally do it. It’s just a matter of tricking yourself into doing it with a

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28 Jan 2022

Why Hasn’t the NFL Been Cancelled?

The answer to this question is, in many ways, obvious. A combination of cultural tradition, absurd amounts of money, and many people’s genuine love for the sport of football are enormous contributors to the NFL’s continued success. It’s one of those shocking-but-not-really-surprising things that the brutality of football and the

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16 May 2022

The June 2022 BAS Voter Guide

This guide was done in conjunction with the League of Pissed Off Voters. – If you’d like to help pass out the printed voter guides, email the League at TheLeagueSF@gmail.com. – Want to get involved in the endorsement process? Learn more right here. Dear San Francisco, We love you, but

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11 Jan 2021

San Francisco’s Queen of Monologues Turns 35 in Style

A million years ago, in 2018, when sitting in the confines of a tiny theater in the Tenderloin wasn’t anxiety-inducing in the least, I caught “Altars for my Alters” at the SF Fringe Festival. While most solo Fringe shows are minimalistic, often performed by a person in black using only

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02 Nov 2020

5 New Protest Songs from Bay Area Bands to Fuel the Revolution

Well, it’s time for the most divisive, tumultuous, and significant presidential election in modern American history, we’re in the midst of a massively destructive global pandemic, fires are still burning across the state, and we still can’t get smoke-free air in the Bay. So, needless to say, you’re stressed out

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30 Jun 2020

Instead of Public Performances, the SF Mime Troupe is Doing a Radio Serial This Year

For the first time in 60 years, the Tony Award-Winning San Francisco Mime Troupe will not be performing free shows in the parks. For many, that is truly a sign of the dark times we are in. The Mime Troupe is synonymous with summer for those of us who enjoy

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07 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists Who Are Creating Awesome Streaming Content and Classes

Due to the current crisis that I need not name, our local performance artists, venues and teachers are really suffering financially and existentially right now since every venue and studio is closed. The good news is that Bay Area artists are both resourceful and creative, and many of them are

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28 Feb 2020

The 3rd Annual Burlesque Extravaganza is a Safe Space for Sex and Creativity

There may soon be a glitter and rhinestone shortage in San Francisco. Why? For the third year in a row, over 30 local burlesque performers will convene for the annual Burlesque Extravaganza at EXIT Theatre. It’s all going down March 18-21. As a frequent patron and performer at EXIT Theatre,

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28 Jan 2020

‘Edna In A Bottle’ Returns, Catches Sketch Comedy Lightning in a Bottle

“Probably the most intelligent comedy involving a giant talking vulva” is a sentence I never thought I’d write, but nonetheless the latest installment of “Edna in a Bottle: Tastes Funny” has elicited this response. Produced by Potatoes Mashed Comedy, this monthly sketch comedy show combines the quirkiness and absurdity of

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