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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

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
17 Nov 2021

Last Gasp’s Ron Turner Publishes “Mind Candy for the Masses”

Last Gasp has been bending minds since 1970, and is known to be one of the world’s oldest and largest publishers of underground books and comics. The publisher’s motto is “Mind Candy for the Masses,” so consider it your counterculture dealer. Last Gasp is saluted for its ‘lowbrow’ comics and

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
16 Nov 2021

The Best Experimental Adventures to Go On 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. From cutting-edge technology to new riffs on classic films, The Bay is full of entertaining experiments to try out this week! Whether you’re looking for musical-comedy

Lizzie Locker - Events Editor 0
15 Nov 2021

SF’s New ‘Eagle’s Nest’ Concert Hall & Monument to Music

In a small crowd of journalists, students, and millionaires we sat and listened to Yo-Yo Ma play his cello in the new state-of-the-art and very fun to say Cha Chi Ming Recital Hall

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
10 Nov 2021

SOUND REMAINS: The Audiovisual Thrill You’ve Been Looking For

SOUND REMAINS organizer David Easlick seeded intrigue while discussing Thursday’s event, one in an ongoing series that combines both sonic and visual elements. Easlick aims to create a “saturated, interactive environment” that pushes boundaries among artists and attendees. “For me, the only way an event is interesting is if there

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
07 Oct 2021

A Dope New Artist-Run Gallery in the TL: Moth Belly

I was invited to participate in a group show at a new gallery in my neighborhood, Moth Belly. The name of the show is “Little Utopias” and “it’s about spaces, both real and imaginary, that are necessary for our sanity and a renewed appreciation for the ones that felt so

Patricia Colli 0
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

Lizzie Locker - Events Editor 0
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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