Arts and Culture
Broke-Ass Stuart is now accepting poetry submissions to be featured in the BAS Poetry: Arts & Culture column. Written & curated by Corinne Avganim. The first time I heard of Euclid Garden, I immediately thought about Tupac’s A Rose That Grew from Concrete. My friend works with them on a
The crowd of people, many of whom wandered into this dive bar without any intention other than a stiff drink after a long day at work, has come alive. Scanning the rowdy mob assembled at the rear of the bar does little to clarify what is happening. There are
This came across my Facebook feed over the weekend and I figured it was something I had to share. Hosting everything from clown burlesque shows to underground amateur wrestling to the longest running goth party in the nation the DNA Lounge is an integral part of keeping San Francisco strange.
In the program notes for Transitions, his new play currently on view at the Gateway Theater, Theater Rhinoceros Executive Director John Fisher states that his late Republican dad would never have supported Donald Trump. Fisher wears many hats in Transitions. In addition to writing and directing, he also stars as both Trump and
Since debuting in 2008, Titus Andronicus [hereafter +@] has been conditioning faithful listeners to always expect only the unexpected, consistently zigging where others would zag and maintaining a steadfast dedication to fearless ambition. With the March 2 release of the new studio album A Productive Cough on Merge Records, +@
This is brilliant and strange San Francisco performance art at its finest. I’ll let Jonny Ramada explain: San Francisco has changed, man. It’s so corporate now. You even need a permit to walk a freakin’ dog. To busk your butt on the street you need to pass a law at
When sisters and San Francisco natives Genie and Marie Cartier started working on a duo theater show, “Yesterday is Tomorrow,” they were first inspired by an unlikely source: boy bands. Fueled by their teenage love of groups like the Backstreet Boys, the sisters created the first of what would become
This originally appeared in my SF Examiner column Broke-Ass City under the name “It’s Time for a New San Francisco Flag“ San Francisco is beautiful. The combination of fog, hills, Victorians and water makes a city that shimmers in peoples’ imaginations and sticks with visitors the rest of their lives.