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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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

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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30 Jun 2020

The Case Against Mount Rushmore

Trump is going to Mount Rushmore this week, so you know something terrible is going to happen. His visit will be accompanied by fighter jets and a fireworks display, even though fireworks have been banned there since 2010 over wildfire concerns. The governor of South Dakota has bizarrely said there

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29 Jun 2020

Is the Internet Worth it? Do The Good Parts Outweigh the Bad?

The story goes that when the Great Library of Alexandria burned down in 48 B.C., it had a copy of every book in the “known world.” Its destruction represented the annihilation of so much of the world’s knowledge that humanity lost things that are now gone forever. What’s remarkable is that each of us holds, in our pocket or bag, a device that connects us to infinitely more information than could have ever been held in a million Great Libraries.

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25 Jun 2020

Is San Francisco a Friendly City?

Has staring at technology and navigating sidewalks where there are often mentally ill people made us more anti-social?

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