Arts and Culture

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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16 Sep 2021

44th Mill Valley Film Festival Preview

It’s time for the return of the fall season’s biggest Bay Area film festival.  The Mill Valley Film Festival (hereafter “MVFF”)  returns for its 44th edition.  From October 7-17, 2021, festival goers will have opportunities either in-theater or online to enjoy a program filled with a mix of recent festival

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16 Sep 2021

Norm Macdonald’s Greatest Talk Show Appearances

What Letterman, Conan, & Myers had to say about Norm, the greatest deadpan comedian of all time.

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16 Sep 2021

Oakland’s Strange & Delightful “Troll Trail”

Deep in Oakland, imaginative trolls await you along the Bridgeview Troll Trail bringing the fun of art and creativity back into your life. What started out as just a way to bring in some fun during the all-consuming sadness of 2020, has turned into a collective art project.

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15 Sep 2021

Why SF Weekly Shutting Down is so Awful

By now you’ve probably probably heard: SF Weekly is shutting down indefinitely. When I first learned about it, I was somehow both shocked and unsurprised at the same time. Shocked because I can’t imagine San Francisco without an alt-weekly. Unsurprised because I know how broken the business of local, independent

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14 Sep 2021

Sounds of September: The Best Live Music (and More) this Week

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. This week, it’s all about the music – whether you’re into rock, folk, rap, or techno, there’s a something for you happening this week. On

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14 Sep 2021

Comfort Food, Art and Poetry Collide at Berkeley’s Iconic Homemade Cafe

Some might say the food at Homemade Cafe is art in and of itself, with gentle and bold notes colliding in concert with spirited revelry pouring out from the warm blanket of a familiar and familial space that stubbornly stands true in the face of a changing city. In so

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10 Sep 2021

SF Weekly is Shutting Down for an “Indefinite Hiatus”

Well, SF Weekly is shutting down. Maybe not permanently, but certainly indefinitely. The unfortunate news came down from management on Friday. The paper will stop printing at the end of this month and it’s not clear at the moment what will happen with its website. Carly Schwartz, Editor in Chief of

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