DIY

23 Nov 2009

FREE Craft Night at Etsy Labs

A few years ago, “crafting” was probably more widely associated with crazy women hand-painting wooden signs to say “Spoiled Rotten Akita Lives Here” or cross-stitching pillows with pictures of birds hugging crying kittens. But with the rise of DIY culture, crafting has turned into something hipper, with people making cross-stitches

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
18 Nov 2009

“L@TE” Party and ‘Zine Exhibit at the Berkeley Art Museum

*If you don’t know about Berkeley’s BAM/PFA, here is bunch of the information you should know.  If you are already informed, just jump to the end for info about the soirée this Friday night. The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) are both rad institutions.  BAM (a bizarre

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
16 May 2022

The June 2022 BAS Voter Guide

This guide was done in conjunction with the League of Pissed Off Voters. – If you’d like to help pass out the printed voter guides, email the League at TheLeagueSF@gmail.com. – Want to get involved in the endorsement process? Learn more right here. Dear San Francisco, We love you, but

BAS Editorial Team 2
06 Nov 2009

DIY Diva: How-to get your way, PERIOD.

Heyo sportsracers (TM Ze Frank) the DIY Diva here, fresh from a fan-fucking-tastic weekend in the Windy City. Actually, I’ve been back for two days.  Though I found that traveling on a Monday made me forget that the day existed and I’ve been about a day behind on all of

Kate Kotler - DIY Diva 0
06 Nov 2009

Indie Mart is This Sunday!

It’s no secret that I’ve got mad love for the Indie Mart.  That’s my crew!  And while I won’t be there participating this time around, I still gotta rep it because it’s the shit! This Sunday, November 8th will be the last outdoor Indie Mart of the season.  If you’ve

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
13 Oct 2009

Berkeley’s Urban Ore: The Best in East Bay Salvage

One of my old roommates gets immediately overwhelmed by large, overstocked stores.  As soon as she enters a thrift shop, a library, or a salvage yard, she has to pee’”it’s some sort of physiological phenomenon triggered by clutter.  For her, Urban Ore is the worst (the bathrooms are nothing to

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
06 Oct 2009

The Rock Paper Scissors Collective

If you read Monica’s post about Workshop on Saturday, then you know that BAS loves DIY.  And the more the merrier, so here is another DIY hub in the East Bay. In the heart of the Oakland art scene is a little hole in the wall called the Rock Paper

Chloe - Pennywise Reporter 0
03 Oct 2009

5 Reasons You Should Head To Workshop

So as I was shooting the shit yesterday with Stuart on my day off, we both realized that we have robbed our readers of a real explanation about what Workshop is. Kelly Malone, one of the closest comrades of BAS and an amazing friend, has finally kicked off her dream

Monica Miller - The Intern 0
18 Sep 2009

DIY Diva: Cool Striped Cuff

Heyo – the DIY Diva here with a throwback craft that will take you back to your Girl Scout/Boy Scout days around the campfire roasting marshmallows with your BFF. Remember when I said that I couldn’t knit for shit?  Well the thing that sucks about is that in attempting to

Kate Kotler - DIY Diva 1