Performer you should know

07 Mar 2018

Yesterday is Tomorrow: The Vaudeville Boy Band Show You Need to See

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

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19 Feb 2018

Pagan Matchmaking Takes East Bay by Storm in Happy Forever

Spy Emerson: performance artist, salacious sex goddess and owner/purveyor of the infamous Hook-Up Truck, adorned the stage of Albany’s historic Ivy Room Monday, for an iterative performance of Happy Forever, her vaudevillian, burlesque-esque variety-and-game show of sin, surrealism and surprise. Happy Forever has taken numerous shapes and forms over its 20-year

10 Oct 2017

The Best Art Parties, Street Fests & Shows in San Francisco

There is an explosion of fun, artsy events happening in San Francisco this time of year.  5 weekends of art fairs, artist hosted parties, as well as music and literary themed festivals.   It’s October in SF, so it’s time to get out there and mix it up with thousands of artists, makers, movers and

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20 Sep 2017

How To Survive Riot Fest (Trust Us, You’ll Want To)

Bonnaroo may be in tents but Riot Fest is INTENSE! Pitchfork doesn’t even have pitchforks but Riot Fest is a RIOT! For a long walk in a nice park head to Lollapalooza. For a short walk into a mosh pit stumble into Riot Fest.  We were offered the most excellent

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05 May 2017

Nerdlesque : Cosplay Strip Tease

By: Hannah Harkness What do Spock, GladOS, Carl Sagan, Hermione, the cast of the Venture Brothers, Finn, Poison Ivy, Sailor Moon, Magneto, Krodos/Kang, Tank Girl, Wonder Woman, Pennywise, Loki, a Storm Trooper, Daria, Delirium, and Silent Hill nurses have in common? I have personally witnessed a striptease act based on all

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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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18 Jan 2017

Being a 20-something Dominatrix in the Bay Area

I sat down with Mistress Echo, a pro domme, and friend, to talk about sex, shame, power, and get down to the brass tacks and nipple clamps of her business.

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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