Artist you should know

25 Mar 2022

Re-Introducing You To Sirron Norris

Few artists within San Francisco have become a permanent fixture here and Sirron Norris is one of them. His blue cartoon bears are hard to miss in The Mission but you’ll also find his work scattered around the city. The relatable and sweet disposition of Sirron Norris’ dynamic bears will

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Mike park playing quitar
11 Mar 2022

Legend Mike Park on the Past & Future of Ska

Growing up in the Bay Area punk scene in the 1990s punk/ska you knew about Mike Park, his label Asian Man Records and his band Skankin’ Pickle. I myself saw them once at Gilman, a semi-underground venue located off Gilman Street in Berkeley. I was probably wearing Jnco jeans and

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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24 Feb 2022

The ‘Dark Arts’ of SF Art Duo: Ransom and Mitchell

There is surrealism and a dark edge, to the art this duo makes.  Their subjects often appear as mythical characters, suspended, grasping, transforming, even murdering at times.  Ransom and Mitchell blend several mediums and techniques, from encaustic painting to digital art and photography, with a dose of the ‘dark arts’ mixed in too.  The results are modern, gothic, potions that often feel both ‘movie quality’ and horror ready.  Starting with real-life subjects, their portraiture is then gradually transformed into the paranormal, fantastical, creations you’ll enjoy below.

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29 Dec 2021

Band You Should Know: Sour Widows

Was your Spotify Wrapped less than flattering this year?  I suggest you add a new band to the rotation.  Sour Widows is Bay Area-based bedroom rock, enriched by elements of folk, shoegaze, and grunge. Composed of childhood friends Maia Sinaiko, Susanna Thomson, and Max Edelman, the group’s longstanding history proves

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03 Jun 2021

Artist Kirsten Farr is Taking Over Heron Arts!

She has an incredible color palette and a talent for line work, she also writes and edits articles at Juxtapoz, she’s curated for Facebook’s fancy artist in residency program (FB Air) and has made cool videos at KQED Arts, that kind of make you feel like you’re on drugs.

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27 May 2021

Artist René Yañez & San Francisco’s Great Tortilla Conspiracy

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  By Ray Conteur What would San Francisco look like without the influence of Frida Kahlo? What about Día

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29 Apr 2021

Woke Creator, Writer, Cartoonist Keith Knight

Artist Name: Keith Knight, Gentleman Cartoonist Site:   Instagram: @iamkeithknight Medium(s): ink and paper What’s your most recent favorite project? Woke–My TV show streaming on Hulu Tell us about your involvement with Woke. I co-created it with Marshall Todd (co-writer of the original Barbershop film). Co-wrote the pilot.  Executive

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15 Apr 2021

The Famous San Francisco Night Chalker, Strikes Again

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Late at night when the city is dark and empty, the street lights cast long, quiet shadows

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