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24 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists: Sources for Emergency Grants

Most grant giving organizations are overwhelmed right now.  Many have already given away all their money and are looking for more donors to second or third rounds of grants & loans.  So, artists, realize that some of these organizations may be maxed out, and all will have different timelines, guidelines

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24 Apr 2020

COVID Resources for SF Bay Area Residents & Workers

Links to all COVID related information sites for residents and workers in the Bay Area
Data, laws, safety, housing, homeless, grants/loans, unemployment, groceries, food banks

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02 Jul 2020

The Hidden Time Capsules All Around San Francisco

There are many time capsules buried around San Francisco containing everything from newspaper clippings to bottles of Anchor Steam beer.   The oldest SF time capsule is from 1865, and it was only unearthed in 2001.  Bellow we discuss the contents, discoveries and dates of several capsules that have found in

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Meikee Magnetic at Turbo Drive livestream
02 Jul 2020

Meikee Magnetic: SF’s home grown synthwave champion

Interview and Photos by Derek Tobias at IG: Simmonstobias  To hear the audio version of this interview with Meikee & Derek visit AusformMag.com, where you will regularly find new interviews with some of the wonderful personalities that make the Bay Area such a unique and magical place.  Meikee Magnetic is a native

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30 Jun 2020

All The Independence Day Protests & Rallies In The Bay Area

Instead of celebrating July 4th, many Bay Area activists will come together for Independence Day protests to celebrate the lives of people lost to police brutality in the last 240 years. We the People will form a more perfect union, establish justice, and ensure fireworks are going off all weekend with

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30 Jun 2020

How To Behave in a Restaurant During COVID

Congratulations! After spending weeks and weeks in a quarantine lockdown, some restaurants are reopening so you can finally go out and have someone cook your meal, serve it to you, and then clean up when you’re done. You might have to dine outside or maybe the restaurant won’t be at

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30 Jun 2020

Shen Yun Propaganda Still Going Strong, Despite No Shen Yun

You cannot escape Shen Yun, because Shen Yun just disguises itself as something else and keeps Shen Yunning away. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation of the remainder of the 2020 Shen Yun tour, but the masterminds behind the day-glo propaganda musical dance revue have resorted to blanketing the

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30 Jun 2020

Instead of Public Performances, the SF Mime Troupe is Doing a Radio Serial This Year

For the first time in 60 years, the Tony Award-Winning San Francisco Mime Troupe will not be performing free shows in the parks. For many, that is truly a sign of the dark times we are in. The Mime Troupe is synonymous with summer for those of us who enjoy

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