Friday, March 5, 2021

Tag: COVID

The curious case of the Gray Lady and the Museum of Sentimental Taxonomy

The New York Times denies awareness of Kija Lucas's ongoing project as it launches a very similar feature. The artist calls BS.

Chiu, Wiener attack ‘left-right pincers’ on housing

Legislators decry alliance between progressive housing activists and 'Nimby' homeowners.

Screen Grabs: The marvelous range of Max von Sydow

Plus: Jane Fonda tours 1972 Vietnam, a dog tale from Turkey, mischievous orphans in Afghanistan, more

The Ferris Wheel is about a lot more than some rides in the air

Chan, Peskin say any contract needs a vote of the board. The bigger issue is privatizing the parks.

PHOTOS: Celebrating Skatin’ Place, SF’s ‘joy vortex’ during the pandemic

A colorful community rolled, danced, and twirled through the dark days of COVID—led by the Skate Godfather, of course.

The bad narrative of ‘bad choices’

It's an easy way to look away and blame homelessness on poor people.

Screen Grabs: A fantastical hybrid from Ivory Coast in ‘Night of the Kings,’ more

While the increased demand for streaming content hasn’t greatly diversified the mainstream—Amazon Prime Video just announced a severe curtailing in its documentary acquisitions, a major calamity for...

With Virgil’s closure, SF loses another great queer space

Owner Lila Thirkield reveals details about hurdles her beloved small bar faced as pandemic shut it down.

The push for $15 an hour

Local demonstration joins national movement calling on senators to support increase in minimum wage.

Letter to the Editor: After COVID, a polar bear swims again

An open-water swimmer returns to the freezing sea, savoring the breath of life.