Artist you should know

20 Apr 2022

Spiritualized at The Fillmore: Everything was beautiful

Spiritualized played two nights this week at the Fillmore and yes, Everything was beautiful like their most recent album title. I can’t imagine a better venue for them in SF than The Fillmore with those cool chandeliers and disco balls. My favorite sound system in the city, grand and powerful!

Patricia Colli 0
15 Apr 2022

How More Diversity in Variety Shows Can Build a Stronger Art Community

What do you think of when you think of a “variety show”? Various performers set the stage ranging from singers, dancers, and other types of performance art. But to create the ultimate variety show, there’s more to it than a variety of performers. The perfect variety show has a magic

Katy Atchison 0
dog leans on owners knee while they wear clown collar
08 Apr 2022

Canine Circus School in Oakland Makes Dog Clowns into Ringmasters

What happens when you enroll your dog in circus school? You learn party tricks, build a bond, have a whole lot of fun, and also go through some rigorous behavioral training. My Scottish terrier, Jasper, has been clowning around at Canine Circus School in Oakland: training under ring-leader Francis Metcalf;

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large dragon art car breaths fire wile illuminated
01 Apr 2022

A Permanent Home For Artists: Seaport Studios

This goes out to all the dreamers who have dreamt of permanent creative maker spaces in the Bay Area. While the fabric of The Bay Area’s artistic communities has repeatedly been at risk of being pushed out, a newly formed space called Seaport Studios in Richmond is here to stay.

Katy Atchison 0
30 Mar 2022

Band You Should Know: Body Double

Two tarnished cat dolls sit opposite one another and exchange silent squeals. Their fur is matted and mottled with age, yet their crimson lips appear freshly lacquered. The cat on the right inexplicably raises an arm, exposing a yellowed tag with loose threading. As seemingly promised by the Oakland post-punk

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
27 Mar 2022

The Art Crowd: Meet San Francisco’s New It Girls

“What if we lived in a world where we were celebrated instead of seperated? What if instead of being made to feel less than, we were raised up? What if we felt worthy? What kind of new horizons would we imagine then? These are the questions that burn in my

Rose Eden 0
22 Mar 2022

The Dude From Bay Area Memes Has A Book Out? Here Are Some Excerpts!

I’ve been writing for a long time. Even longer than I’ve been making memes and I’ve been making memes since 2016. If you’re a BrokeAssStuart.com regular, you’ve probably seen one of my nearly 50 articles covering everything from the Bay Area, to Class, Politics, and whatever else I can come

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
21 Mar 2022

Ursula X. Young is Uplifting Other Women Artists in the Bay Area and Beyond

Historically, the art industry has valued the work of women artists less than that of male artists, despite being the subject matter of most work. Today, women artists are working to lift each other up. In an effort to inspire younger aspiring artists during Women’s History Month, I wanted to

Katy Atchison 0