Arts and Culture

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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25 Jul 2022

Bay Area Director Makes “Asian American Gothic” in Response to Anti-Asian Violence

As you undoubtedly know, there’s been an unthinkable rise in violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States over the past few years. And because of this, there have been a number of campaigns to raise awareness about these hate crimes, including the Stop Asian Hate

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23 Jul 2022

The Top 10 Floatie Trends at Northern Nights

We’ve all been waiting 2 years for festival season to return, some more patiently than others. Northern Nights Music Festival 2022 marks my return to the festival circuit. Based on the floaties I witnessed at this years event, festival goers have returned with vengeance! After two years of not floating

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21 Jul 2022

Back in Bernal: Eden Stein Secession Art & Design

Secession Art & Design in San Francisco was a locally loved gallery, boutique, and go-to for art, clothing, and jewelry for 15 years in Mission Bernal.  During that time Secession featured over 70 independent artists and designers. This year, like so many other Bay Area creatives, their business has been

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April Dawn Alison poses for a Polaroid.
20 Jul 2022

What Is Queer Pain? Understanding April Dawn Alison

Are we ready to take on queer pain? Throughout the latter half of the twentieth century, Oakland artist and resident April Dawn Alison took a series of self-portraits on Polaroid film in voluminous cocoa wigs and rouge lips, in a PVC skirt and color-matched pumps, in bondage. The massive compilation

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