Why You Should Appreciate San Francisco During Burning Man
So your friends are off to the playa, their requests off from work (if applicable) approved months in advance. It’s Burning Man and you’re “stuck at home” in one of the world’s most beautiful cities. What’s to appreciate about San Francisco while thousands of its residents are away? 1. Reduced
How Ashley Fell in Love with San Francisco by Getting Spanked
By Jeremy Kuempel Fog City Fables is a mini-series about true to life experiences of how people with different backgrounds fell in love with San Francisco, published with permission. By retelling positive personal stories, we hope to inspire an evolving culture that can build upon the best parts of our
What if Outside Lands 2022 Was a 90’s Movie!?
Every time I attend a music festival I go into the event not knowing what my story will be. When others ask I tell them about my project Balanced Breakfast, where I’ll write a nice review with a photo recap. Then I’ll tell them about this hipster blog started by a broke guy named Stuart, and how I need to think of something super snarky for his page. (But not so ridiculous that festivals don’t invite me back.) Upon attending this year’s Outside Lands Music Festival 2022 I considered writing about drunk high school students, unfortunate tan lines, or ridiculous things I heard people say. However, after 3 days at OSL, and after analyzing all the people and the outfits, I found myself thinking, “this place feels so 90s, could I describe this festival only using 90s movies?”
What did the People at Mo Pop Festival Want Mo’ of?
Detroit’s Mo Pop Festival, presented by AEG, was back after a 1098-day Covid hiatus. Assuredly the festival, boasting an incredibly diverse crowd and lineup while still showcasing a lot of local love, came back with even mo’ of what the people, artists, and the city want. Even with how fulfilling
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
Feminist punks raged against the Supreme Court at Oakland’s Mosswood Meltdown
By: Lydia Sviatoslavsky, Lisa Hix Oakland’s Mosswood Meltdown returned to Mosswood Park with a shiver this year, cloaked in a bizarre July chill. Given the gloom, the ongoing pandemic, gun violence and political turmoil, the collective gathering on Saturday and Sunday for the sake of punk and its subversive thrust felt a
Does Mosswood Meltdown’s female-led lineup mark a sea change in rock culture?
Since 2012, early July signaled the return of Burger Boogaloo to Oakland’s Mosswood Park. The annual music festival featured local bands and longstanding legends, including the Jesus and Mary Chain, the Dead Boys and Ronnie Spector of the Ronettes, hosted by the master of ceremonies, cult filmmaker John Waters. Co-produced
All the Movements We Saw at Movement Electronic Music Festival
These last few years have been something else – full of discovery, disaster, and even some delights. Something that has brought many of us together during all of this has been the causes to support/protect. Something that, more recently, has been bringing more of us together, is the festivals that