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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15 Jan 2021

Cobra Kai is a High School Karate Soap Opera and it’s Great

For those sane enough to not have purchased YouTube’s video streaming service (because that’s where the show was before Netflix bought them out), Cobra Kai is the continuation of the 80’s classic The Karate Kid. A film in which Pat Morita won an Oscar for best supporting performance, and Ralph

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15 Jan 2021

This Stretch of Freeway Was Actually Given a “Most Beautiful Bridge” Award

There is a beautiful bridge in San Francisco. No, not that one, although it is popular. The orange color is distinctive and the higher toll gives it an aura of exclusivity. I’m talking about the beauty at the corner of Brannan Street and 13th Street/Division. The winner of the 1953

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14 Jan 2021

San Francisco’s Prolific Street Artist : Calamity Fair

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  If you’ve walked the streets of San Francisco this decade, you most likely will recognize this work.

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11 Jan 2021

San Francisco’s Queen of Monologues Turns 35 in Style

A million years ago, in 2018, when sitting in the confines of a tiny theater in the Tenderloin wasn’t anxiety-inducing in the least, I caught “Altars for my Alters” at the SF Fringe Festival. While most solo Fringe shows are minimalistic, often performed by a person in black using only

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11 Jan 2021

I Spent 24 hours on Parler Watching it Implode

It took a while to get used to it’s stuttering interface and odd flow of threads, but getting past that I threw up a few original posts: they got mad really fast. My notifications went wild. In my first hour or so on the site, these people proved they are the flakiest of snows.

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11 Jan 2021

The Best Stuff On Hulu In January

With this preview, yours truly is shifting streaming coverage from two monthly pieces on Netflix highlights to one devoted to Netflix and one devoted to Hulu.  This switch means offering only a belated brief suggestion to check out on Netflix in the coming weeks the anti-”Slumdog Millionaire” adaptation The White

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08 Jan 2021

San Francisco’s X-Rated Cake Gallery has REOPENED!!

The famed cake designers of The Cake Gallery are back at work this week, making edible masterpieces for your birthdays and bar mitzvahs.  Which is a godsend, because everyone could use a good laugh and something sweet after this fucking year. After 38 years of serving customized cakes to the Bay

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