Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Elbo Room

Party Radar: Gang Way!

PARTY RADAR Just as we had sighed some relief upon hearing that Elbo Room's lease had been extended for another year 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: Into the Grooves

PARTY RADAR Even though it sounds like something that should be done in the privacy of one's own mother's basement, I am a proud partaker in "vinyl enthusiasm." And...

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 Revolution by Sophie Wahnich, which, along with the resurgent Jacobin...

Party Radar: the Magic Dragon

PARTY RADAR Yes, there are cannabis clubs -- but are there cannabis clubs? There certainly are pot parties: Sparc regularly features DJs, and often when I walk past Urban Pharm...

Resistance Party! Ultimate Pride Guide 2017

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

Party Radar: Capitalize this

PARTY RADAR We're getting a Museum of Capitalism! And it's having a grand opening party! (Sat/17, 6-9pm, free. 55 Harrison, Oakland, in Jack London Square.)  Dedicated to "educating future generations...

Party Radar: The Tribute

PARTY RADAR Real talk: I live in quiet fear of the Facebook 'memories" from last year that are surely about to hit my feed: from the terror of the Pulse...

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...

Quick ‘n dirty guide to Folsom 2016 parties

PARTY RADAR There may be no giant leather-harnessed sheep presiding over this year's Folsom Street Fair -- as there has in years past -- but "the world's largest fetish fair"...