Monday, September 21, 2020

Tag: Detroit

Screen Grabs: Heavy themes for heavy times

New movies: Social media manipulation, voter suppression, deportation, white nationalism... Oh, and Suzi Quatro!

Raising the wage for tipped workers

'Waging Change' by Berkeley filmmaker Abby Ginzberg tracks the fight for better service industry pay, from 9/11 to #MeToo.

New Music: Five great local artists to support

Local music platform Bandcamp will continue its special "Bandcamp Friday" series for the rest of the year, waiving its revenue share on all sales on the first Friday of...

Party Radar: Change finally comes to dance music

Superstar DJ The Black Madonna has changed her name to The Blessed Madonna. Beloved disco-house DJ Joey Negro has dropped his stage name and is now simply Dave Lee....

New Music: Jayda G channels life-force into the moment with ‘Both of Us’

Let's get one thing straight. Jayda Guy is smart. Like nerdy, goofy, love the environment, NASA scientist-type intelligence. No joke. She's got the marine biologist paperwork to prove it....

Our publisher’s ‘must-read’ history of US protests is out now!

"Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States" by 48 Hills publisher and arts editor Marke B is out today on Lerner Books...

Techno-arts fest Mutek.SF recreates a trippy rave blueprint online

Last year's iteration of MUTEK.SF, the off-shoot of the the original MUTEK festival—an event dedicated to electronic music and the digital arts that began 20 years ago in Montreal—was...

New Music: 5 transporting mixes to get you through

An effective mix incorporates obvious and hazy ideas, all at once, put together in the most artful way. Maybe it's for that living room yoga class for one, the...

New Music: DJ Amir unearths jazz-fusion communiquĂ© ‘The Jupiter Effect’

Long before the Berlin-based DJ and producer Amir Abdullah became an esteemed music archivist, flying around the globe on the lecture circuit, discussing with scholars and audiences the importance...

Storied: San Francisco interviews 48 Hills publisher Marke B. (that’s me)

Storied: San Francisco has been recording terrific podcasts of local characters and everyday neighbors, and I'm honored to now be counted among them. If you've ever been curious about...