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04 Jun 2019

Movement Music Festival: You’ll RAVE About the Birthplace of Techno’s Biggest Party!

True electronic dance music and (and even hip-hop) fans should check out Movement Music Festival. Why? Because Detroit is the birthplace of techno music and has celebrated this in festival form since 2000 (MMF was fully established in 2006 after taking over for its predecessors). Yes, Euro dance floors are

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06 Mar 2019

Hooray! SF’s Oldest Queer Bar Gets a New Lease Extension

The Stud has been a touchstone of queer culture in San Francisco for 52 years and now that the iconic bar has been given a lease extension, it looks like they’ll be keeping the party going for at least another two. The venue has survived ownership, location and financial changes

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19 Feb 2019

Meet The 46 Year Old School Teacher Who Became A Drag Queen

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

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02 Jan 2019

Blur Bar in SF Is Soon to Be a Thing of the Past

The face of Polk Street is changing. Period. But then again, what San Francisco neighborhood is safe from the dreaded “G” word anymore? Little by little, the constants that delivered debauchery and delectable (or dicey) dining that once defined the district are slipping away into a soon-to-be distant past. It

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19 Dec 2018

Ghost Ship: Demolition and a Long December

Wednesday’s news that the Ghost Ship warehouse may be soon headed for demolition prolongs an already emotional month for the family and friends of the 36 people who died there. Dec. 2 marked the two-year anniversary of the Oakland warehouse tragedy that has become simply known as the Ghost Ship

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16 Nov 2018

Electro-RnB Anthem ‘Men Like You’ Empowering Women in Music

By Kate Harveston Canadian artists Maryze and Ciele recently announced their collaboration on a new single titled ‘Men Like You.’ The electro-RnB song, which released on November 9th, calls for accountability for sexual assault in the music industry in the form of an open letter to perpetrators. The artists hope

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14 Aug 2018

Ghost Ship trial looms but justice may not be served

For families and friends of the 36 Ghost Ship Fire victims, the road to justice has been long and fraught with disappointment. A surprise ruling made Friday tipped the scale and offered those grieving a small sigh of relief, but that relief may be short-lived. Here, we dig into the

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10 Aug 2018

All the News You Missed This Week + Ways to Get Weird

Sorry for the delay in this week’s news wrap, but without further ado, here’s your week of California burning, Berkeley’s weekend rally and fallout, courtroom updates and some weird shit to do with Burners on your day off. Berkeley rally: public versus the police The result of Sunday’s much anticipated

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