Interview

12 Mar 2019

SF’s New Vietnamese Coffee Pop-Up, Kasama Cà Phê

Have you ever tried high-quality, Southeast Asian-grown coffee?  We’re all familiar with the Bay Area’s abundance of third wave coffee roasters and cafes, but it’s time to get to know a new coffee pop-up, Kasama Cà Phê.  Kasama Cà Phê is a cafe concept that’s all about sharing Southeast Asian

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26 Feb 2019

HONEY DIPPED & PLASTIC WRAPPED: VIDEO ART BY LANÉYA BILLINGSLEY

Make Classic Cars West the first gallery you check out during this month’s Oakland First Fridays, and support local video artist Lanéya Billingsley aka BILLIE0CEAN at her solo show.  The experimental film director, video artist, and sound designer will teach you HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DEMONS through work that comments on our

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27 Nov 2018

The Pink World of Portia Munson at Bedford Gallery

Once you enter the pink world of Portia Munson at Bedford Gallery, you might get lost in it.  “Her Room/Her World” is the artist’s first solo show on the West Coast, and consists of thousands of discarded pink objects.  The great majority of these products were originally created for and marketed

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30 Nov 2017

The Black Rider: A Fairy Tale for Adults With Music by Tom Waits

By Emily Wilson Mark Jackson, the director of “The Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets” at Shotgun Players, doesn’t believe in the devil or his power over us – he thinks we created the devil to provide excuses for our own weaknesses. So a deal with the devil-

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09 Oct 2017

Northern Waste: Artist You Should Know

  Guest post by Genie Cartier If you’re like me, you’re tired of living in a world of mediocre rock bands with mumbled lyrics and confusingly popular 80s dad rock cover bands. Meet Northern Waste, the local rock band you didn’t know you were craving! Northern Waste’s unique yet classic style

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06 Oct 2017

Ai Weiwei Talks Global Refugee Crisis & New Film in San Francisco

Arguably the most famous artist in the world, Ai has been tireless in promoting his new documentary, Human Flow. Publicity might not be his favorite thing, but he feels so strongly about the forced migration of 65 million refugees around the world, that he is doing what he can to get out the word out.

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18 Jan 2017

Being a 20-something Dominatrix in the Bay Area

I sat down with Mistress Echo, a pro domme, and friend, to talk about sex, shame, power, and get down to the brass tacks and nipple clamps of her business.

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22 Sep 2016

Hillary Clinton Does Between Two Ferns w/ Zach Galifianakis

If you haven’t watched the “Between Two Ferns” series with interviewer Zach Galifianakis, you’re missing out on perhaps the funniest albiet most awkward interview formats ever filmed.  Zack interviews nearly every A list actor at the Oscars one year, he f*cks with the biggest popstars like Justin Beiber and even the leader

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