Performer you should know

22 Sep 2023

Shello! Meet Our Guardian of the Golden Gate, Mermaid Atlantis

Perched on some rocks under the Golden Gate Bridge sits the Mermaid Atlantis. Perhaps you already caught a glimpse of her in the popular Netflix docuseries MerPeople. Flame red hair blowing in the breeze, The Mermaid Atlantis informs me that she has just arrived in “Sand Francisco”. Her wide set

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08 Sep 2023

Breaking Barriers: VR-Enhanced Drag Comes to SF

Ambrose Trataris aka Destroy Herr struts around a multicolor stage at CounterPulse, resplendent in a reality all his own. No really, he’s doing a drag performance utilizing Virtual Reality to activate an avatar behind him. This performance is the result of the ARC Combustible a residency that gives artists space

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31 Aug 2023

The Amazing Rockstar Photo Exhibit at CJM

On a warm night at the CJM, a crowd of Deadheads, hippies, music lovers, and photography fans gathered to hear a legend speak about a lifetime of documenting popular culture.  Rockstar photographer Jay Blakesberg held a talk about capturing musicians in San Francisco since the late 70s, from Jerry Garcia

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24 Aug 2023

Amazing Art Structures Being Built at Burning Man 2023

While most people arrive on the Playa after everything is already built, most of the artists have been hauling, digging, hammering, strapping, sawing, and polishing in the dust (and rain) for weeks now, moving thousands of pounds of steel, glass, timber, (and elbow grease) onto a prehistoric lake bed in

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11 Aug 2023

SF’s Newest Drag King of The Year & The Fierce Competition

San Francisco gained a new Drag King of the year at Oasis on August 6th. LOTUS BOY beat out some very tough competition at the 27th annual Drag King Contest. Beloved MCs Sister Roma and Fudgie Frottage led us through a diverse and entertaining Drag King experience. VERA!, Trixie Carr,

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09 Aug 2023

Sylvester: The (Un)sung Icon of 70’s San Francisco

Before Sylvester (whom we’ll rotate between using they/him/Sylvester as the late artist would do) made their splash and ultimate legacy in the LGBTQ community (then in San Francisco, then the world), he was born into a sizable, and supportive family in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. Surrounded by the

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14 Jul 2023

High-Flying Dancer You Should Know: Megan Lowe

Do you ever dream of flying through the air with super strength and grace? Megan Lowe doesn’t need to dream it. She’s dancing her way through unlikely spaces all over the Bay Area while generously sharing what she knows AND uplifting the AAPI community. Her company Megan Lowe Dances utilizes

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14 Jul 2023

The Band Behind The Happiest Guerrilla Marketing in SF

Have you seen the DIY signs around town which say such things as “You Are Amazing! Listen to The Happys” or simply “Listen 2 The Happys”? Well, I got curious and found out more about them and the band behind it all. San Francisco’s The Happys started out in the

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