If you live in the Bay, you know as well as I do that the Oakland art scene is dope. Oakland is famously creative, diverse and hungry, it’s got a rebel soul, a musical heart, and activist arms. Last summer, following the incredible success of Black Panther directed by Oakland
This originally appeared in my Broke-Ass City column in the San Francisco Examiner. I’ve made some tiny updates. The last time San Franciscans talked this much about Oakland was in 1906. The City was ablaze and 100,000 residents fled across San Francisco Bay, many never to move back to San Francisco.
It is with heavy heart that I announce yet another closure in San Francisco’s cultural landscape. I just heard the news that Doc’s Lab has permanently closed down. While I have yet to see an official announcement, there are no shows on it’s calendar. That is pretty good indicator that
Obviously not afraid to show which side of the line in the sand he represents – as seen recently in his involvement with the Oakland Occupy movement – Oakland-raised Boots Riley has been an activist long before he staged The Coup. He’s also a poet, writer, and screenwriter. So, you
The very first “The Kinda Late Show with Broke-Ass Stuart is coming up SO soon! It’s is going down at Doc’s Lab on November 19th! And the best part about all of this is that our guests for this first show are DOPE! Check them out: Kari Byron (formerly of Mythbusters) Polly Superstar (Sex Culture