Arts and Culture

28 Nov 2018

We wanna send you to see Perry Farrell’s Kind Heaven Orchestra for the BILL GRAHAM FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS!

PERRY FARRELL’S KIND HEAVEN ORCHESTRA TO DEBUT NEW MUSIC IN SPECIAL PERFORMANCE AT THE FILLMORE FOR THE INAUGURAL BILL GRAHAM FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS Musical Super-Group to Headline Gala Celebrating Bill Graham Menorah Day in San Francisco Farrell has assembled a dream team of musicians and performers to deliver an immersive experience of

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27 Nov 2018

The Pink World of Portia Munson at Bedford Gallery

Once you enter the pink world of Portia Munson at Bedford Gallery, you might get lost in it.  “Her Room/Her World” is the artist’s first solo show on the West Coast, and consists of thousands of discarded pink objects.  The great majority of these products were originally created for and marketed

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26 Nov 2018

Note to Tech Industry: Try Asking “Should We do This?”

The tech ideal of “move fast and break things” is cute until really important things, like access to housing, healthcare and a job, are broken.

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20 Nov 2018

Mezzanine Forced to Close, Replaced By Commercial Offices

In a sad and surprising turn of events, the largest, female-owned music venue in SF is being forced out by building owners and developers Colton Commercial & Partners Inc.  The Mezzanine has been going strong in SF for the last 15 years, offering great programming by a rare and talented all-female booking staff

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20 Nov 2018

SF Reporter Finds ‘Poop Graffiti’, Interrogates London Breed

It’s been a tough week.  Across the state, wildfires have devastated communities and displaced tens of thousands of Californians.  In San Francisco, we’ve been breathing toxic, orange air and hearing terrible reports from the fire’s front lines, many times directly from friends and relatives brutally affected by the fire’s violence. 

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20 Nov 2018

This Gender Bending Artist Is Re-Imagining The World’s Most Iconic Images

Yasumasa Morimura may be Japan’s most well-known appropriation artist. He’s reimagined some of the best-known images in the world. Morimura has painted himself into iconic pieces of art and superimposes himself into historical photographs. His aim has been to push racial, ethnic and gender boundaries in his conservative Japan and

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19 Nov 2018

Incredibly Weird Films to See this Holiday Season

GUEST POST BY PETER WONG If it’s entertainingly weird, it’s San Franciscan.  This rule of thumb doesn’t mean the San Francisco holiday season doesn’t have its improvised ice rinks or its Starbucks Christmas Lattes.  But in San Francisco and other simpatico places around the Bay Area, you can cinematically mark

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19 Nov 2018

How to Help Glide For Thanksgiving

San Francisco’s most uplifting Thanksgiving tradition is Glide serving more than 5,000 Turkey Day meals to people in need, and Glide is on a last-minute blitz to prepare the hundreds of turkeys and hams, 1,500 pounds of potatoes, 950 pounds of fresh vegetables, and 312 gallons of stuffing necessary to

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