Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: Fetish

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: An array of excellent sounds to discover (and artists to support)

Here we are halfway through 2020, with so much to keep an attentive eye on that you might walk into the shower fully clothed. For real. That shit happened....

Screen Grabs: Into ‘The Vast of Night’—and beyond

A couple restored minor classics, plus new features about recording-industry sexism, Islamic fundamentalism and UFO invasion, make this another wide-ranging week in the streaming world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqWv-3IkV-0 THE GREY FOX Released into the...

Folsom Street Fair 2020 moves online due to COVID concerns

This September, Folsom Street Fair's jingle-jangle of nipple rings and crack-crack-crack of the whip will be floating out of your laptop speakers—rather than above the heads of half a...

Arts Forecast: Welcome to the ‘Manifesto’

If people asked me who I'd invite to my dream dinner party, I'm pretty sure James Baldwin, Nina Simone, and Fela Kuti would make the shortlist. On the conversational...

Sarah Patterson named executive director of Folsom Street Events

The annual Folsom Street Fair in September is the biggest kink and BDSM-centered event in the world (and one of the city's biggest festivals). But it's a lot more,...

Screen Grabs: French noir to vintage punk, a week of retro gems

Considering all the odds against it—real estate/rent issues, changing audiences, ever-more home viewing options—it’s pretty amazing that San Francisco still has any arthouse scene at all, let alone a...

‘Disasterama!’ chronicles SF’s wild, lost queer underground

A certain queer generation has come of memoir age—which is a bit bracing (read: terrifying) for those of us who survived the '80s and '90s, and still consider ourselves...

Quick ‘n Dirty Guide to Folsom Parties 2019

Let your fetish flag wave! On Sunday, September 22, a giant leather flag was raised in SoMa on the site of the new Eagle Plaza, a multi-use space and...

Arts Forecast: Here come the Sisters

MUCH ADO ABOUT FOLSOM Folsom Street Fair is two Sundays away (watch for my party guide), and what better way could organizers seize the news cycle ahead of time than......