Press

09 Dec 2019

San Francisco’s Long, Passionate Affair with Carmen

For over 92 years Georges Bizet’s Carmen has carried on a great love affair with San Francisco.  Carmen made her debut with the San Francisco Opera in 1927 at the Civic Auditorium.  Over the decades, she’s continued to sing and seduce her way through some 192 performances in San Francisco,

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03 Dec 2019

It’s Giving Tuesday. Tell Capitalism to Fuck Off.

“Just buy it! You don’t have to rationalize everything,” Lisa Simpson said to her mother as the guilt-ridden Marge found a pink Chanel suit marked down from $2,800 to $90. “All right, I will buy it,” Marge says, talking herself into purchasing a garment she’ll run through her sewing machine

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14 Nov 2019

Amaluna Will Make you Want to Run Away and Join the Cirque

The smell of popcorn and anticipation greet you under the big tent, as parents, punters and press sip wine and chat excitedly before the premiere of Cirque Du Soleil’s AMALUNA in San Francisco.   Amaluna is directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus, and it’s female-driven, nail biting action, and if I

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12 Nov 2019

Art Activists Change Trump Jr.’s Book Title to ‘Daddy, Please Love Me’

Sometimes art activism is the only reason I still have faith in democracy.  Two comedians in NYC trolled Donald Trump Jr. in an ingenious way this week, by replacing the jackets on his new book ‘Triggered’ in an NYC Barnes and Nobles.   The new title: ‘Daddy, Please Love Me: How

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10 Oct 2019

‘Catch Me if you Can’ Restaurateurs Blow Town Owing Everyone Money

The two ‘Catch me if You Can’ con men who came into San Francisco this past Spring and rented out 3 separate restaurant spaces on Church Street, are gone.  One is in police custody, the other is at large.  We’re writing this article not just because it’s a fascinating story,

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10 Oct 2019

‘Catch Me if you Can’ Restauranteurs Blow Town Owing Everyone Money

The two ‘Catch me if You Can’ con men who came into San Francisco this past Spring and rented out 3 separate restaurant spaces on Church Street, are gone.  One is in police custody, the other is at large.  We’re writing this article not just because it’s a fascinating story,

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26 Sep 2019

E-cigarette Executive Claims Only Side-Effect of ‘Vaping’ is looking like a ‘Douche bag’

E-cigarette Executive M. Burns told the press Wednesday, “This recent outbreak of lung injury is not caused by E-Cigarette products,” he said, “we did extensive testing, and the only measurable side effect of using ‘vapes’, was a significant increase in douche levels in the individual.” In fact, dangerous levels of

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