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12 Nov 2020

Bay Area Musicians Going On Livestreamed ‘Porchella’ Tour During COVID19 Pandemic

Mount Saint Elias, That Band Frank, and Matteo Lovik  are playing on people’s porches, in their backyards, and at closed music-halls across the state of California in a livestreamed concert tour called Porchella. The three bands have so far performed in Sonoma, Santa Cruz, Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, and

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27 Oct 2020

Santa Cruz Peace Train’s Curtis Reliford Holds Peace Rally This Friday in Response to Racist Assault

Curtis Reliford, a man of purpose who has dedicated the past 16 years of his life to helping others, was the victim of an attack in Westside Santa Cruz on the afternoon of Sept. 30.  As a Santa Cruz resident for more than three decades, Reliford is a beloved and

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22 Mar 2021

Legendary Artist Jeremy Fish Has Designed a Limited Edition BAS Shirt!

I’m SOOO excited to announce the release of this rad new shirt. The legendary San Francisco artist Jeremy Fish put a lot of thought and effort into creating something that reflects all the various things we do at BrokeAssStuart.com. We worked with him to come up with is this fantastic design:

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10 Jul 2020

Yoga to the People Founder Faces Sexual Assault Allegations

On July 3rd, 2020, an anonymous group on Instagram called @yttpshadowwork made their first post about Yoga to the People. It’s a poetic mantra that reads as follows: “There will be no more…silencing…gaslighting…manipulation…no predatory studio owners nor subservient directors…no exploitation, no spiritual bypassing…your experience matters… you will be heard… this

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03 Jan 2020

What Bay Area Performance Artists Are Up Against

Guest post by Max Silver Things are not good for artists in the Bay Area. In August, a collaborative space known as Moxy burned down in Oakland. The tragedy of the Ghost Ship fire continues to have rippling effects on the Bay Area community as a whole. The Mezzanine music

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07 Dec 2018

How George H.W. Bush’s Death Is Irrelevant After World AIDS Day

Guest Post by Max Silver Wednesday, December 5, 2018 marked a National Day of mourning for President George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday, November 30. CNN has an article about it. The New York Times has it covered, too. You already know Fox News is going to spin this

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12 Nov 2018

We Brought Our Own Avocados to Brunch. This is How the Restaurant Reacted.

Guest post by Max Silver Millennials and younger generations are constantly being told that they need to be more responsible with their finances. Some Australian millionaire-douchebag by the name of Tim Gurner had the audacity to tell us that if we ever wanted to afford a house, we must stop ordering

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26 Oct 2018

Why the Monument in Union Square Should be Taken Down

Guest post by Max Silver Disclaimer: The author of this article is not Filipino. He is a white man from San Francisco. While this story focuses on the acts of Admiral George Dewey of the U.S. Navy, figures such as Emilio Aguinaldo and Apolinario Mabini are also mentioned. Their perspectives are

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01 Aug 2018

Burlesque as a Revolutionary Platform for Social Justice

When most people in the United States think of burlesque, they envision a bunch of bawdy strippers dancing before a lecherous crowd, wearing nothing but fishnets, feathers, glitter, rhinestones, and tasseled pasties. While these accessories are part of the ensemble, burlesque is more than a sparkling striptease.

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