Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Gray Area

Letter to the Editor: Uighurs, disinformation, and US media coverage

Foreign Correspondent Reese Erlich responds to criticism of his piece on Chinese repression and US media coverage

Party Radar: Epic 3-day festival aims to Revive the Nightlife

All aboard this star-packed, fundraising online party train—it's time to save independent local dance floors.

Techno-arts fest Mutek.SF recreates a trippy rave blueprint online

Last year's iteration of MUTEK.SF, the off-shoot of the the original MUTEK festival—an event dedicated to electronic music and the digital arts that began 20 years ago in Montreal—was...

Recombinant Festival’s audio-visual spectacle summons ‘Clouds of Confoundment’

Smart electronic music and tech-art fans are always excited for the annual Recombinant Festival (Fri/6-Sat/7 at Gray Area, SF), the "360-degree surround cinema" feast for the techno-oriented ears, eyes,...

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...

Arts Forecast: A whole weekend with Laurie Anderson and more

ARTS FORECAST The shock of hair seems to have been tamed into a tiny ponytail atop her head, but electro-poetic pioneer Laurie Anderson certainly hasn't lost any mojo—this weekend...

Arts Forecast: Drag Queens on Ice, Burning Man: The Musical, more

Blades will slice, crystals will fly, Mariah will be Careyed up to the high heavens. OK, it's not as dramatic as all that—I wish—but one of SF's most hallowed...

Arts Forecast: And here’s the real kicker…

ARTS FORECAST The Stomp tour stomped into town for a very brief visit at ACT last weekend (why, when it could stay so much longer?)—and the minute I saw that looming...

Party Radar: A monster mash of Halloween bashes

While hardly as wild as it used to be, Halloween is still a hoot in this devilish town. Let us never forget the  year (1982) when the Bay Guardian...

Housing Rights Committee celebrates 40 years of fighting for renters

In 1979, San Francisco had just passed its first rent-control ordinance – and tenant groups were starting to emerge to protect that law. Among them were Legal Assistance to...