Live Music

11 Aug 2022

Musician You Should Know: Saint Solitude & Dup Crosson

Saint Solitude is an Oakland-based band that describes their music as “bittersweet fuzz” – or in my own words, indie with a unique mix of beats, synth, and lyrics that will carry your heart away with them. Creator and lead musician, Dup Crosson, believes that Saint Solitude has always been

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08 Aug 2022

City Officials are Stepping in to Try to Save Club Deluxe

The closing of Club Deluxe has rattled everyone this past couple of weeks. The closure has felt absolutely devastating for all of us. The loss of this club will forever change The Haight and The City. Now that we’re past the shock of the announcement, we’re learning that there is

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07 Sep 2022

What it’s Like Writing About San Francisco for 20 Years

In celebration of my 20th year in SF, I am extremely excited to announce Slouching Towards Neverland: 20 years of Writing About San Francisco. Here’s a quick rundown: – This limited edition, hand-signed, new zine covers my two decades of writing about this strange and beautiful city. – Besides well known

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Stork Club bar exterior
03 Jun 2022

John Waters to Help Open ‘Thee Stork Club’ in Oakland

A reanimation of the legendary Oakland dive bar.

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16 Mar 2022

Legendary Vintage Shop Moves to North Beach After 10 Years in the Tenderloin

Exactly one decade after its debut in San Francisco, Vacation closed its Tenderloin storefront at 704 Larkin Street on February 15, 2022.  Kristin Klein, the owner of the legendary vintage shop, was initially drawn to the Tenderloin as a “timeless snapshot of a city,” imbued with a great nostalgia “where

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23 Feb 2022

13 Bay Area Events to Celebrate Women’s History Month

At the close of 2021, we lost three legendary female writers in a single month. These writers were, of course, bell hooks, Eve Babitz and Joan Didion. The losses followed one another in such quick succession that the world hardly had a chance to give each woman their due in

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10 Nov 2021

SOUND REMAINS: The Audiovisual Thrill You’ve Been Looking For

SOUND REMAINS organizer David Easlick seeded intrigue while discussing Thursday’s event, one in an ongoing series that combines both sonic and visual elements. Easlick aims to create a “saturated, interactive environment” that pushes boundaries among artists and attendees. “For me, the only way an event is interesting is if there

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21 Sep 2021

Second Sky Music Festival Attendees Were Too Tired For This Years Festival Season!

While the excitement was high initially, Second Sky Music Festival attendees realized ever so quickly their bodies weren’t actually ready for festival season. As it turns out, one and half years of staying at home to shelter in place had made them too soft to stand.

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10 Sep 2021

We Wanna Send You to See The California Honeydrops!

The season of ticket giveaways and big concerts is back! We’re celebrating the reopening of one of our favorite Bay Area music venues, Oakland’s Fox Theater by partnering with them to give away two pairs of FREE tickets to each of five upcoming shows. We’ve got them all listed on

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