Paul Madonna is an artist in San Francisco. His drawings and words make us think about locations in a different way, a way that is both startling and familiar at the same time. His works are printed in our newspaper, they are sold in our bookstores, and they lay on our coffee tables. His
Although America may be a younger country as opposed to others our short history is deep. Our love of booze is even deeper. Here are 10 of the oldest pubs in the US thirsty for you to visit. All are still in operation as bars/restaurants. 1) The White Horse Tavern
The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Meet artist Joshua Coffy, the ‘gifting king of San Francisco’ Sometimes a little inspiration is all we need.
50 years ago on this very date, famed exotic dancer Carol Doda was found not guilty on charges of indecency and lewd conduct for the act of dancing topless at the Condor Club in North Beach. On May 7, 1965, a jury of 8 men and 4 women submitted their
LA and the San Fernando Valley didn’t used to be the capital of the porn industry. It used to be San Francisco, back when porn movies were real movies shot on real film and shown in, well, “real” theaters. San Francisco was the first city in the US to show
Some people run away to join the circus. Others run away to San Francisco. Those of us who live here know it’s actually the same thing.
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
(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