Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Ethio-jazz

Ethio-jazz legend MulatuĀ Astatke still defines contemporary cool

MulatuĀ Astatkeā€™s MulatuĀ Of Ethiopia from 1972, re-issued by Strut Records in 2017, captures aĀ seminalĀ moment in Ethiopian Jazz: THIS was a certain certain type of mood, a version at one time...

Arts Forecast: An Ethio-jazz marvel, a Tenderloin snapper, The Residents …

ARTS FORECASTĀ All the talk this week will be about the San Francisco International Film Festivalā€”check out this week's Screen Grabs film column for our previewā€”and I love that its...

Party Radar: Partycopia!

PARTY RADARĀ I'm knee-deep in counting thousands of votes for Best of the Bay -- it comes out next week, and I can't wait to see who wins all the...

Bursting into color

Sat/6 at Rickshaw Stop, Bay Area audiences will have a chance to hear the sound of an artistā€™s limitations falling away. Local favorite Meklit, who could previously have been...

A powerhouse tribute to essential ‘Miseducation’

ONSTAGEĀ For six years, UnderCover Presents has shaped the fortunes of local musicians by staging epic one-night music festivals that are equal parts tribute and showcase. The idea is deceptively...