Arts and Culture

04 Aug 2022

Artist You Should Know: THAILAN WHEN

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.  BY NAVYA POTHAMSETTY If you’ve ever enjoyed coffee or a bike repair at Luckyduck Bicycle Cafe, you’ve probably noticed

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02 Aug 2022

Natalie Gabriel’s Aerosol-Pastel Landscapes are Like a Dream

It was another beautiful day in North Beach as I rounded the corner of Grant Ave. The music from The Saloon was live and happening as always, and the sun was bright and shining. I was meeting with Natalie Gabriel (@nattypaints) at her private studio for a photo shoot to

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31 Jul 2022

All The Great Stuff Coming To Netflix In August

The big reason to be excited about Netflix in August is the debut of the television adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s comic series “The Sandman.” Gaiman’s heavily involved in the adaptation, which looks as if it’ll draw from at least the “Preludes And Nocturnes” and “The Doll’s House” storylines.    But even

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31 Jul 2022

All The Great Stuff Coming To Hulu in August

Instead of calling August the month of dog days, it needs to be called the month of “Reservation Dogs” days. That’s because the Taiki Waititi co-created dramedy returns in August for a new season of rez-based hijinks.   The old broadcast networks may have treated August as a programming dumping ground

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31 Jul 2022

Someone Finally Fused Pink Floyd and Circus Performances

It’s hard to believe this hasn’t happened before in San Francisco of all places, but someone has finally done it: this September 2022, you can watch an intricately choreographed circus show set to Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” That’s right, September 16-18 at Dance Mission Theatre, while you

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31 Jul 2022

12 San Francisco Secrets You Probably Don’t Know About

Think you know San Francisco? Think again. 1. Lincoln Park Golf Course used to be a cemetery and there are still bodies that remain on the premises. 2. There is a “Wood Line” installation piece, made of eucalyptus trunks and branches by artist Andy Goldsworthy, running near the Presidio’s oldest

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28 Jul 2022

Moroccan Magic at the ‘Casablanca’ of San Francisco

Russian Hill: There’s a pleasant aroma of Morrocan spices in the air, with candlelight splashing on desert tones as you walk into Berber.  A quiet tingle of anticipation in the restaurant too, not just because a multi-course, Michelin-acclaimed meal is coming, but because everyone in the room knows a live show will begin too, and that brings its own special energy.

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27 Jul 2022

Sex Shop Owner to Run for Oakland City Council

Nenna Joiner is running for councilmember of Oakland’s District 4, a combination of hills and flatlands, wealth and wage workers. District 4 is home to an inarguably diverse voting range. It includes Montclair, Redwood Heights, Laurel, Glenview and the Dimond District, with California State Route 13 running up the middle.

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