Local Legends

03 Mar 2015

Femsplaining: a Safe Space for Women Online

After a few weeks of chasing I was finally able to catch the brains behind the new lady-centric website Femsplain. Amber Gordon is leading the charge for a site that is for women by women and just wrapping a successful Kickstarter for the site. Femsplain creates a safe environment for

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26 Feb 2015

Art Activist, Gallerist & Co-Creator of Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz: Local Legend Cheryl Haines

(photo credit for-site.org) Cheryl Haines is the curator, gallerist, and executive director responsible for putting the work of China’s most famous artist, inside of America’s most famous prison on Alcatraz Island.  Her project with the artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been visited by some 500,000 people since it began in the fall

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09 Dec 2014

Renegade Art Critic, SFAI Professor & Local Legend Mark Van Proyen

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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18 Nov 2014

Video: Margaret Cho Sings and Strips to Benefit SF Homeless

“I kinda have to take a shit, so that’s why I’m not performing right now,” said comedienne Margaret Cho, right before taking a break in her 12 Noon busking performance today at Castro & Market St. Margaret Cho is performing for free, several weekdays at 12 Noon in random spots

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03 Nov 2014

Local Legend of The Week: Founder of Kink.com, Peter Acworth

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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22 Oct 2014

Local Legends of the Week: Brooklyn Promoters House of Screwball

  We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate these towns and give them the character that people from

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07 Oct 2014

Win Tickets to the completely haunted Great Star Theater for SPOOKEASY

The historic Great Star Theater in Chinatown opened in 1926 and remains completely haunted to this day. WIN FREE TIX to their haunted vaudeville spectacular Spookeasy this Halloween weekend as we highlight the Great Star Theater, formerly a premiere vaudeville destination but long since condemned for “excessive haunting and supernatural

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07 Oct 2014

Local Legend of the Week: Author Michelle Tea

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legend of the Week. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate

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