Friday, January 15, 2021

Tag: David Bowie

New Music: BBE tribute album explores Bowie’s Black sonic inspirations

Plus: Nubiyan Twist's hard-hitting Afrobeat promises, Beatchild's look back, other fresh tunes to kickstart your week.

Albums of the Year 2020: Wild spirits helped us hold tightly onto humanity

From police brutality call-outs to a new century gospel, artists still wrung beauty and inspiration from a hard year

Screen Grabs: For Thanksgiving movies, one glam turkey and a swell ‘Black Bottom’

A David Bowie 'Stardust' biopic fizzles, but Chadwick Boseman (in his final role) and Viola Davis sizzle in 'Ma Rainey'

Remembering Bambi Lake, a San Francisco underground icon

The transgender singer and trailblazer, who died last week, definitely lived a life out loud.

Midge Ure, titan of New Wave, will take your questions now

Midge Ure is willingly doing the two things that most performers dread on his upcoming US tour, which kicks off in the Bay Area this week, Wed/15 at Yoshi's. The...

Joan Jett Blakk for President, perpetually!

“Hunny, I cannot tell you, it’s so weird being history.” Terence Alan Smith, aka Joan Jett Blakk, is over at my apartment for lunch, and we’re discussing Ms. Blakk for...

Screen Grabs: Dark Money, Generation Wealth, Everything Else

SCREEN GRABS This week’s movies seem unified by the theme of money—not least the big new popcorn movie Mission: Impossible 6, because no one makes a sixth entry in...

SF nightlife comes together for Orlando

The attack happened at a nightclub. A gay nightclub. A Latin music night at a gay nightclub. A sanctuary for an often-reviled, often-invisible community, desecrated with the blood of...

Where to celebrate Prince, with dancing

"I'm not a woman, I'm not a man, I am something that you'll never understand ... I'm not your lover, I'm not your friend, I am something that you'll...

Party Radar: All the Bowie bashes

PARTY RADAR Hey, all the young dudes, the Starman has ascended. And while Sir David Bowie's influence on nightlife has already been incalculable, from placing club legends Klaus Nomi and Joey...