Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: Gray Area

Review: Gray Area Festival’s inferno of hybrid arts creativity

Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift. —Dante, The Inferno. One must imagine Sisyphus happy. —Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus.  Pledge allegiance to the world’s...

Celebrate 40 years of rent control — and support the Tenants Union

If you live in San Francisco, and you pay rent, you can thank the Tenants Union for the fact that you are still here. The Tenants Union was the driving...

Arts Forecast: Two-spirits celebrate 20 years of Bay community

The annual Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits powwow marks a key gathering for the region's Native American community. From the gourd dance to the fancy bustle dance, all gender...

Review: Gas looms through the trees at Recombinant Festival

Wolfgang Voigt’s music as Gas is inexorably tied to the forest. The project was inspired by Voigt’s youthful acid trips in Germany’s Königsforst, and appropriately the sleeves for the...

Arts Forecast: Mezzanine closing, Taylor Mac, Laurie Anderson, Angela Davis…

ARTS FORECAST Right before Thanksgiving came the infuriating news that, after 16 years, SF's largest woman-owned independent music venue, Mezzanine, was planning to close next year due to landlord greed....

The day of the big SRO move

  It was the day of the big move. The SRO Citadel, on Sixth Street, sat perched on granite. It was among a bevy of residential hotels vying for the title...

Huge crowd cheers Democratic Socialist message of Ocasio-Cortez

A huge, energized crowd piled into Mission District event space Gray Area tonight to hear Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who stunned the Democratic Party with her victory in a Bronx Congressional...

Party Radar: Here, piggy, piggy (oink!)

PARTY RADAR This is one of those "too much of a good thing" weekends in San Francisco. If most of the nightlife fam isn't sucked into the vortex of...

Arts Forecast: Gray Area Festival lineup, Laborfest, Fillmore Jazz Fest…

ARTS FORECAST Lots of fests coming at you fast! We've got details below, but here's a future one to put on your radar: The Gray Area Festival in the Mission, Thursday...

Party Radar: Fall drags you in

PARTY RADAR It's recently come to my attention that I love autumn. I know it's a bit nipply out, but the extended cover of darkness emboldens shenanigans and helps...