Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tag: DNA Lounge

Party Radar: Work It Out

PARTY RADARĀ In celebration of Labor Day Weekend -- but really more just because the beautiful city is hot and empty since everyone fled to Burning Man, and I can't...

Party Radar: Gang Way!

PARTY RADARĀ Just as we had sighed some relief upon hearing that Elbo Room's lease had been extended for another yearĀ of course there was bad news waiting to leap out...

Party Radar: Still Raging

PARTY RADAR The anger and sadness that welled up this week when Trump targeted the transgender community -- even in the context of feeding the War Machine -- carried...

Party Radar: Heads Will Roll

PARTY RADAR I've been doing some light summer reading: In Defense of the Terror: Liberty or Death in the French RevolutionĀ by Sophie Wahnich, which, along with the resurgent Jacobin...

Party Radar: All together now

PARTY RADARĀ Besides the Bay Area's storied legacy of house, techno, soul, and garage rock parties stands a younger, yet just as vibrant, one of indie dance -- its contemporary...

Resistance Party! Ultimate Pride Guide 2017

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2017Ā Pride started as a celebration of a protest, how cool is that? And watching SF PrideĀ (Sun/25) progress from its raucous roots, through slick corporate extravaganza, and...

Surfing the docs

SCREEN GRABS This is a moment when the notion of watching documentaries sounds like mandatory homework: The world is falling apart, many parties would like you to not be...

Party Radar: Without Borders

PARTY RADAR Young people often ask me, an Ancient One, if living under Trump is what it felt like living under Bush. That's a tricky question, partly because 100...

Party Radar: She’s back!

PARTY RADAR OK, so I'm back after a few months, and I hope you'll still let me guide you through the wild, woozy K-hole of SF nightlife again. It's...

Pretty boy and pretty girls

The excited crowd sweltered in its leathers as Ted Ottaviano and Susan Ottaviano (no relation), two members of revered 1980s-early '90s act Book of Love, climbed to the sun-bathed...