Sunday, September 20, 2020

Tag: Bubbles

Grab that virtual wig, it’s all aboard for Oaklash!

Weekend-long Oakland drag festival Oaklash (Fri/4-Sun/6 at www.twitch.tv/oaklash2020) has become such an integral part of the Bay Area queer performance scene that I was taken aback—aback, I say—when I remembered...

Cartoonist Tanna Tucker creates works of art to celebrate voices of incarcerated kids

Last May, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a plan to close California’s state-run youth prisons, an initiative that has since been stalled. But San Francisco may have set a precedent....

What’s the future for bars and restaurants? A new podcast digs in

For 14 years, Marcia Gagliardi has taken both a bird's-eye and a fork's-tine view of the local dining and drinking scene. tablehopper, her invaluable site and newsletter, dashes around...

Fighting homeless sweeps at City Hall

Unhoused San Franciscans, service providers, and community members took over the steps of City Hall with bubbles, brooms, and tents to protest the city's homeless sweeps, which have involved...

Quick ‘n Dirty Guide to Folsom Parties 2019

Let your fetish flag wave! On Sunday, September 22, a giant leather flag was raised in SoMa on the site of the new Eagle Plaza, a multi-use space and...

Screen Grabs: Andy Warhol’s brilliant camp

SCREEN GRABS Andy Warhol was the man who sold the world on Pop Art in the 1960s, and much of that success lay in his art being inseparable from...

When our bodies break down

EXAMINED LIFE No one plans for sickness. We plan for busy schedules and vacation time and meeting deadlines. We plan for school and for retirement, for weekends and for seasons....

Slain SF club kid Bubbles’ legacy lives on in ‘Bohemian Berlin Disco’

"Defender of androgyny and living life at the top of your lungs!"  Anyone who came into the chaotic, inspiring, often obnoxious but ultimately priceless orbit of perennial club kid Bubbles...

Need a little lift? Meet the local queen of microdosing

PUFF As effervescent and bubbly as some of the products she promotes, Marcia Gagliardi is a glittery swirl of personality and microdosing information via her website Mymilligram.com and newsletter. Mymilligram...

Party Radar: For Navid

PARTY RADAR The Bay Area nightlife community has weathered a lot of ghastly blows in the past couple years, from Ghost Ship and the shooting of Bubbles to the passing...