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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24 Nov 2021

Incredible NOLA Flavor at SFJazz Center: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Ben Jaffe (double bass, tuba, vocals) grew up surrounded by jazz musicians, he toured with Preservation Hall Jazz Band since his birth. His parents founded the band when they went to New Orleans in 1960 and met some incredible musicians at an art gallery having an underground jam session. This

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22 Nov 2021

Where to Drink While Gift Shopping in San Francisco

In the before times (and by that I mean before my friend had kids and we could fuck-off for an entire day together), said friend and I would pick a day in December, pick a neighborhood, and spend it holiday shopping and drinking. It was glorious, AND productive! Have a drink. Buy a gift. Have a drink. Get another gift. You get it!

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cover photo; shang chi pulls the "stop requested" cord amid a bus fight scene in "shang chi and the seven rings"
22 Nov 2021

SF Muni Operator Breaks Down the Shang-Chi Bus Fight, Play-by-Play

One Muni operator’s analysis, fact-checking, and commentary on what the SF Chronicle described as the ‘second-best San Francisco car chase of all time‘ has won over the hearts of Marvel enthusiasts and public transit advocates alike. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings features a martial arts fight scene

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22 Nov 2021

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Has Some Surprisingly Scary Moments!

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Who Ya Gonna Call? The new film Ghostbusters: Afterlife (in theaters on Friday, November 19) is a direct sequel to the first two films in the franchise. Though it offers a fair amount of comedy, as is expected

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19 Nov 2021

Do Not Shop on Amazon for the Holidays This Year

At some point last week, I realized that it was about to be the holiday season. Somehow, we’d trudged through one of the most trying periods in modern history, and that celebratory end-of-year blowout of family, festivities and gift giving was nearly upon us. Unfortunately, just because this year is

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 1
19 Nov 2021

Friday News Roundup: Breed Pushes Drug Use Sites & Booster Appointments Now Available

Hey there, San Francisco.  Happy Friday. This week we learned that Mayor London Breed is pushing forward with a plan to open a supervised drug consumption site in the Tenderloin. And, all residents 18 years or older can start booking their booster shot appointments. More info on how to do

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17 Nov 2021

Fog City News is Closing After 22 Years

Fog City News, a downtown San Francisco institution known for its dizzying selection of periodicals and award-winning collection of artisan chocolate bars, is closing. This independent business at 455 Market St., which celebrated 20 years in business in 2019, will “permanently close on or before Friday, December 31st,” according to

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