Arts and Culture

16 Nov 2022

Local Legend Paul Madonna Recovering from Severe Injuries of Hit & Run

On Sunday, November 6th legendary San Francisco author and artist Paul Madonna was driving home in his SmartCar through McLaren Park when he was struck head-on by a Mercedes Benz driving in the wrong lane at approximately 65 mph.   Witnesses of the crash reported that the Mercedes then fled the

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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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29 May 2023

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Proves San Francisco Is Still Amazing

It’s been a dismal time to read about our beloved Paris of the West in the news these days. As it has in the past — notably in the 1980s in the grips of local political assassinations and the HIV crisis — San Francisco is the ire of national outlets

25 May 2023

The Full Queer, Activist Wrestlers Gripping the Bay

“Wrestling is my protest art. We are all going through things that feel as insurmountable as getting up from a flying elbow drop or gutwrench power bomb. If I get up, you can get up too. Our victory is in our resilience.” – Rosie Fingers (she/her)

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24 May 2023

Why We’re Pausing Our Netflix & Hulu Previews Until the WGA Strike is Over

Dear Broke-Ass Reader, This writer’s digest of the upcoming month’s offerings on Netflix and Hulu has been interrupted by the Writers’ Guild of America (WGA) strike. This interruption will continue until the strike is resolved, hopefully in the WGA’s favor.   To understand why this action was taken, this nice summation

24 May 2023

How to Take the Best Photos of Your Jewelry in Five Easy Steps!

It’s getting to be that time of year again when those feeds are filled with over-edited engagement and wedding jewelry, blurry bijou de plage, and over-saturated sparklers. If you’ve got it, and you want to flaunt it, don’t you want it to be stunning? But how do you take the

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23 May 2023

The Best Bay Area Events for 5/23-5/29

By Jerucifer, Arts & Events Editor   The events this week make me wanna rip myself into pieces so I can go to everything! I will be out catching some comedy, a movie, and definitely some music! Here’s what I’m most excited about for the week of 5/23..   This Week’s Giveaway We

23 May 2023

We Wanna Send You to the Portola Festival!

Portola Festival is a 2-day music festival taking place on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday October 1, 2023 at Pier 80 in San Francisco, CA. Featuring Skrillex, Eric Prydz presents HOLO, Labrinth, Polo & Pan, Nelly Furtado & more! Get ready to dance! Enter below for your chance to win