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09 Mar 2018

Why Sex Workers are Fighting the Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill

Guest post by collaborators: M. Dante, Lola Li, and Heather Berg On March 12th, the Senate votes on SESTA, the Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act. SESTA would criminalize the online advertising, information sharing, and support networks that sex workers use to do their jobs safely. Sex workers, trafficking survivors, and

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09 Mar 2018

Transitions: A Strange Theatrical Satire On Trump And Putin

In the program notes for Transitions, his new play currently on view at the Gateway Theater, Theater Rhinoceros Executive Director John Fisher states that his late Republican dad would never have supported Donald Trump. Fisher wears many hats in Transitions. In addition to writing and directing, he also stars as both Trump and

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08 Mar 2018

How a Young, Son of Immigrants, is Turning SF Politics on its Head

He’s not a very tall or imposing man. His warm smile and approachable demeanor don’t scream hardened politician in the least bit. He uses his words as inspiration instead of weaponry. He may seem like a young idealist, but that’s exactly what should worry his opponents. Ryan Khojasteh brings his

08 Mar 2018

Where to Eat and Drink in Temescal, Oakland

Ah Temescal, arguably the best neighborhood in Oakland to eat and drink in for well over a hundred years.  From the 1890’s to the 1960’s Temescal was known as the East Bay’s Little Italy.  Italian delis, gardens, restaurants, and even an opera house once dominated 51st St.  In the 1940’s a

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07 Mar 2018

Famous (Not Famous) Ex Street Musician Campaigns to Play Outside…Lands

This is brilliant and strange San Francisco performance art at its finest. I’ll let Jonny Ramada explain: San Francisco has changed, man. It’s so cooperate now. You even need a permit to walk a freakin’ dog. To busk your butt on the street you need to pass a law at

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07 Mar 2018

Yesterday is Tomorrow: The Vaudeville Boy Band Show You Need to See

When sisters and San Francisco natives Genie and Marie Cartier started working on a duo theater show, “Yesterday is Tomorrow,” they were first inspired by an unlikely source: boy bands. Fueled by their teenage love of groups like the Backstreet Boys, the sisters created the first of what would become

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07 Mar 2018

Why Having Roommates is Integral to Living in The City

This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column for the SF Examiner.  I first moved to San Francisco when I was 21 for an internship in the booking department at Bill Graham Presents. It was the summer of 2002, a simply magical time in my life, and the genesis of

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06 Mar 2018

Everything Going Down for International Women’s Day in The Bay Area

Guest Post by Rebecca M. Farrar While not an official holiday in the United States, more than 100 countries around the world celebrate International Women’s Day. In Russia, men give women chocolate and yellow mimosas, the flower, not the drink, and in China women are entitled to half a day

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