2020

13 Jan 2020

No One Does Scandal like the Religious Right

by Xan Holbrook When Werner Herzog said that Los Angeles had the most substance out of any city on Earth, he talked of the mass of contradictions that comes in a city which “manufactures dreams.” This sentiment, grand as it already is, hints at a larger truth (or series of

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31 Dec 2019

Beach Blanket Babylon’s Sound Guy Says the Show Doesn’t Have to Close

Sam Jordan’s Bar wasn’t the only long-running San Francisco institution whose street got renamed for it that closed in 2019. Tonight, New Year’s Eve, marks the final curtain call for Steve Silver’s Beach Blanket Babylon, which has been running at North Beach’s Club Fugazi since 1974. The world’s longest-running musical

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31 Dec 2019

NYE Traditions Everyone Should Adopt

by Xan Holbrook I will fight anyone that has a problem with me saying this is the most wonderful time of the year. However, I won’t disagree that ‘tis the season for crap journalism. This usually falls into three possible  categories: The first crap type is the end of year

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31 Dec 2019

Rocky Horror’s 45th Birthday And Other Weird January Films

The new year and the new decade kicks off with a bunch of films for weirdos of all stripes.  S.F. Indie Fest and Noir City have their annual shows this month. S.F. Sketchfest presents a very special anniversary screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”  The follow-up to anime classic

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06 Jun 2019

SF Artists, the 2020 Hearts in San Francisco Project is Looking for You

For you Bay Area painters out there, this is a decent opportunity to get your work seen, for a good cause, AND get paid a bit in the process. SF General Hospital Foundation announced today that submissions are now open for the annual ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ public art project,

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21 Mar 2019

Bernie’s Coming Back to San Francisco!

America’s favorite curmudgeon is coming back to San Francisco on March 24th.  I got to see Sanders speak a couple times at rallies in 2015/16, and I have to say, he was a genuine inspiration.  The platforms that newer, fresher-faced Democratic candidates stand on today, including Medicare for All, free

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28 Jan 2019

Kamala Harris Comes Home to Support & Criticism at Campaign Kickoff

Blocks away from where she was born at Oakland Kaiser, the first black, American-Indian woman to run for president of the United States readied herself to step up to the podium. It was a big moment for Senator Kamala Harris, knowing the path to proving herself to the country starts

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