Arts and Culture

17 Aug 2018

Everybody Gets an Aretha Franklin Shirt!

Oh Aretha, we love you so much! Whether you’re 6 or 66, Aretha Franklin is the music of your youth. If you believe in god, then her voice must’ve been a gift from heaven. If you’re not a believer, then you got to be alive at the same time that evolution created one of the finest voices of all time. Regardless, her gifts and talents were incomparable. Plus she was a bad ass activist. She even bailed Angela Davis out of jail!  The Queen of Soul will be sorely missed.

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16 Aug 2018

A Feminazi Cunt + The Bee Gees = Trump’s Nightmare

If you love when 70’s and 80’s pop music is incorporated into a modern-day story, but Mamma Mia’s not gay enough for you, then you’re in luck. Amanda Duarte, a self-described ‘feminazi cunt’ has created Staying Alive, a performance piece using the music of the Bee Gees to tell the

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16 Aug 2018

The New SF Transit Center Murals & the Artists Behind Them

The new Transit Center and public park downtown are officially open in San Francisco, and as far as transportation terminals go, we got a pretty nice one.  Not every bus station has its own rooftop garden, massive light installations, and it’s own little gondola. Not to mention a live music

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16 Aug 2018

Bissap Baobab Owner Arrested in Trump Crackdown on Legal Immigrants

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Update: The Marco Senghor Legal Defense Fund GoFundMe is now online and taking donations. The man who founded the Mission District cult-hit Senegalese restaurant Bissap Baobab is the latest victim of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration

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14 Aug 2018

The Hemlock Tavern is Permanently Closing

Word just came in that another long time favorite SF dive bar is closing forever. Not only that, the entire building is being torn down. BAS reader Tyler Harbaugh sent me a tweet that came from the Hemlock Tavern’s instagram account. As you can see below, there is no ambiguity.

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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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13 Aug 2018

NYC Drag Queen Of The Week – Ari KiKi

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress thinking 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

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10 Aug 2018

World’s First Floating Halfpipe and Art Show

Many great mashups have happened throughout the years; Jay-Z and Linkin Park, peanut butter and jelly, frisbee and golf, you know, disc golf. Well, not all combos are the greatest but who wouldn’t love some extreme sports like vert skateboarding and BMX  AND an art show…. on a boat. Yes,

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