Arts and Culture

02 Jun 2022

The Ultimate History of Punk Playlist, 1960-2022

Party On, Punkers: The Ultimate History of Punk Playlist, 1960-2022

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02 Jun 2022

Small Press Traffic Announces New Publication Committed to Paying Writers a Fair Rate

In recent years, the starving writer rarely encounters new opportunities for well-compensated publication. This is especially true in the Bay Area, where rent prices climb and creatives cower, as locally lauded publications like California College of the Arts’ Art Practical and Wolfman Books’ New Life Quarterly quietly fold out of financial necessity. So, when

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31 May 2022

Battle Of The Bay: San Francisco VS. Oakland

The San Francisco Bay Area is a big place. Its home to nine counties, includes far too many cities to name, and while San Jose is technically the biggest city in the Bay Area. The region is undeniably defined by San Francisco and Oakland.  Which ultimately begs the question. Which

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30 May 2022

The 2022 S.F. DocFest Is Here, In Person!

Black beer brewers, the history of Throbbing Gristle, and a few films that will annoy the Chinese government are among the offerings at the 21st San Francisco Documentary Film Festival (hereafter “DocFest”).  This year’s festival, which will run from June 1-12, 2022, boasts a mix of 36 features and 58

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30 May 2022

A Love Letter To Sasha Grey, The Artist

Sasha left the adult industry to pursue several other projects. Releasing a photography book entitled “Neu Sex”. A photo collection of a special kind of intimacy that has previously been unseen with Sasha’s fans. This form of intimacy is not so much sexual but based on real-life interactions through photography.

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27 May 2022

Fashion Incubator Houses SF’s New Innovative Designers

Last week in San Francisco, I headed to Westfield San Francisco Center for a pop-up shopping experience presented by the FISF (Fashion Incubator San Francisco). Fashion Incubator SF is an incubator program that help new fashion designers get to the next level of their career. I wasn’t sure what to

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27 May 2022

Bay Area Ghost Stories To Tell During a Summer Campout

These Bay Area ghost stories are perfect to tell over a campfire. Coming into Memorial Day weekend and Summer in The Bay, many of us will go camping or glamping at least once this season. Even if you choose to tell these over your fire pit or on your sofa,

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24 May 2022

Broke-Ass Poets: Barbara Berman

This week’s Broke-Ass Poet is Barbara Berman, author of The Generosity of Stars (Finishing Line Press, 2008) and Currents (Three Mile Harbor Press, 2018). STOCKTON, CA. For Geraldine Law Lee. When planes buzzed    during 1950s air shows she   recalled   wartime   bombing   and   froze. She wanted her kids to feel safe, to

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