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03 Mar 2020

MEET IYABO: THE SINGER WHO RAPS WHEN SHE FEELS LIKE IT

Need new music for your morning commute?  Meet Iyabo, an up-and-coming singer whose sultry sound blends soul, rap, and alternative RnB.  This former church choir singer lives and works in New York, and she recently dropped her first music video for “OLUMO ROCK.”  Iyabo’s music explores her experience as a

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21 Jan 2020

4 Years Into Comedy, Amber Rollo has Already Confronted Weinstein & Written an Album

by Jonas Barnes Recently, I sat down with my friend and fellow comedian Amber Rollo to talk about her upcoming album recording, her week of headline performances at The Creek and The Cave, and what it’s like to be known for telling Harvey Weinstein to go fuck himself straight to

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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25 Oct 2019

5 Funny, Freaky NYC Halloween Events for Funny Freaks

by Hannah Harkness In a city seemingly being consumed by Duane Reades where the mayor is currently shaking his fist at the Lower East Side going “you kids keep that racket down”, it may seem like your unique options for Halloween week are dwindling. Obviously not gone-we’re still at the

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10 Jul 2019

End July with Art Openings, Fairs, & Parties

Summer is in full swing in the Bay Area, so get out of your house and hit some of the art events happening this month.  The end of July will feature the return of multiple fairs and festivals including the annual San Francisco Art Book Fair, Gray Area’s Annual Festival,

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02 May 2019

Art Parties All over the Bay this May

May is popping off with more community-oriented art events than ever– join a session of “DRAW CLUB” or go shop local artisans at the Asian Art Museum’s Spring Market. See all the new murals, shops and art in the SOMA with 2 Blocks of Art, hangout with Mission artists at

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28 Feb 2019

MARCH ART EVENTS: GO OUT & GET INVOLVED

It’s March– things are finally warming up (and drying up!) in the Bay Area, and the month’s madness is starting up again.  Spend your first day of March at Oakland’s First Fridays or stop by an art gallery opening in San Francisco.  There’s also a Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon, parties that are raising

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01 Feb 2019

FOR THE LOVE OF ART: FEBRUARY EVENTS

Wow, it’s hard to remember when there was a February this busy with art in the Bay– it seems that there are interesting openings, workshops, and parties happening almost every night this month.  This month, take some time to explore places that might take a little longer to get to

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10 Oct 2018

I Hung Out with All These Nerdy Celebs at NY Comic Con

Hello, Broke-Ass readers! On Round 1, we covered one of the biggest draws of New York Comic Con: Cosplay. This round, we’re gonna take you into the world of yet another huge draw at NYCC every year: Celebrities. Each & every year, NYCC is packed to the brim with celebrities

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