Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Fillmore

Two opportunities to address Black housing inequities

Midtown in SF and Golden Gate Village in Marin could become models for Black self-determination.

All Ears: 9 classic concerts to cue when you’re missing the stage

In June, Outside Lands canceled its 2020 edition due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now the festival has released details on its new Inside Lands virtual festival, set to take...

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

I've stayed in all Pride Week so far—and I'm already exhausted! Well, I was, until putting together this list of recommendations. Most of them can be done at home...

Forget the ‘pale male’ podcast scene, here’s Bitch Talk

In 2012, Erin Lim, a publicist and Karyn Paige, a digital marketer, had just appeared on a San Francisco podcast called Your Straight Male Friend, co-produced by Charlene Goto....

Aquarium vibes on Folsom: Inkletterman, others beautify shuttered storefronts

"It was perfect timing as I was looking for an artist to do the work, knowing the ugliness that boarded-up storefronts have created all over the city overnight," said...

For taxi drivers, COVID is a brutal dilemma

“I can’t even afford to go to work,” said taxi driver Colin Marcoux, who has been driving a cab for over two decades. COVID has caused a sharp decline in...

50 years of Jimi Hendrix’s radical, redefining ‘Band of Gypsys’

By the time Jimi Hendrix and his Band of Gypsys—released on Capitol Records March 25, 1970—came together for their two-night performance at the Fillmore East on New Years 1970, with Billy Cox on bass and...

Howdy, neighbor! Storied: San Francisco podcast bridges divide

"How can you get to know your neighbor, when you can't even shake their hand right now?" Podcaster Jeff Hunt posed the question to me over the phone, but...

Review: ‘Toni Stone’ hits a home run (and you can watch it on your couch)

Editor's Note: In the wake of its theaters shutting down, ACT is streaming its plays Gloria (reviewed here) and Toni Stone, reviewed below on opening night by Elaine. To...

Robbie Robertson on heart-wrenching The Band doc ‘Once Were Brothers’

The Band’s Robbie Robertson feels that most rock autobiographies and documentaries lack “feeling." But finding so much pathos and excitement in much of his former group’s music as well as...