Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: Documentary

Keep watch at Crossroads, new visions await

Cinematheque's treasured annual festival brings more than 50 experimental filmmakers to Victoria Theatre's screen, April 10-12.   By Jesse Hawthorne Ficks SCREEN GRABS My first exposure to experimental cinema was through the...

33rd SF Jazz Fest buzzes with diverse styles, global sounds

Ambitious sonic reach includes multicultural soul, rollicking boogie-woogie, experimental R&B, country crossovers, big brass, and Cuban classics.  By Marke B. ALL EARS  The 33rd annual installment of the SF Jazz Fest...

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk’s tenant legacy

By Tom Temprano JULY 11, 2014 -- City Hall received a blast from the past on Thursday when the Anti-Speculation Tax, which is already on its way to the November...

Tom’s Town: Back on the Chain Game

By Tom Temprano We’re back on the chain/not-chain game of AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s attempted pharmacy on Castro Street. I wrote about the controversy in detail in a previous Tom’s Town...

La lucha continua: Chicano journalist slain by LAPD subject of PBS documentary

By Caitlin Donohue Earlier this month, the cover of San Francisco’s oldest bilingual newspaper, El Tecolote, was given over to a review of the new documentary on the life of...

Tom’s Town: The real story of ‘the tech against eviction’ event

FEB. 28, 2014 -- This past Tuesday my bar, Virgil's Sea Room, played host to a tech community meet up organized by folks hoping to bridge the gap between...

Tom’s Town: Pass the Pipe, Ed

By Tom Temprano Mayor Ed Lee and his Department of Public Health have been exercising poor etiquette in their refusal to pass the pipe over the last couple weeks. After...

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk (or Dianne Feinstein) at the airport

By Tom Temprano I managed to squeeze in a rare out-of-states trip to Mexico this past week and found myself doing my finest 6am zombie walk through SFO's International Terminal....

FIVE THINGS: Pez, puppies, and printing ….

By Caitlin Donohue Free admission day at the Pez Museum Do not start 2014 without a photo op with a snowman headed, seven foot ten inch Pez dispenser – the...

FIVE (really cool) THINGS for Monday Dec. 23

By Caitlin Donohue Snow lights at the Hyatt Regency At designated hours, 300,000 lights cascading down the 17-story atrium of the Hyatt Regency give the illusion of sparkling snowfall. Baby...