Saturday, May 8, 2021

Tag: Gray Area

Arts Forecast: Sandcastles, Teotihuacan, Street Food Fest, Poke-Con….

ARTS FORECAST We're heavy into high season for arts (and food, and dance, and everything else wonderful), and there's so many things I'm bursting to attend. So I'm starting this...

Party Radar: Gang Way!

PARTY RADAR Just as we had sighed some relief upon hearing that Elbo Room's lease had been extended for another year of course there was bad news waiting to leap out...

Party Radar: Baile! Baile!

PARTY RADAR If there's anything we've learned from the people of Brazil (besides that we will never look as sexy in a teeny-tiny swimsuit and that açaí bowls are...

Party Radar: Catching up, falling out

PARTY RADAR The real news is always so terrible -- and that's not fake. HOWEVER, there's some heartening nightlife news out there for us denizens of the alternative universes, so...

Party Radar: Feisty festies

PARTY RADAR Festivals seem so uncool right now. Those not suffering from Coachella post-partum depression (or simply Coachella fatigue), surely experienced the Fyre Festival rush of schadenfreude -- and then...

Party Radar: Without Borders

PARTY RADAR Young people often ask me, an Ancient One, if living under Trump is what it felt like living under Bush. That's a tricky question, partly because 100...

Synthesizing a legacy

One of the last times that Naut Humon saw Don Buchla was at a festival they both attended. Now Humon has helped plan a festival for Buchla himself. Don Buchla, who...

Big shebang for Human Be-In’s 50th

A huge celebration Sat/14 marks the 50th anniversary of the Human Be-In, the Owsley-fueled convergence in Golden Gate Park that gathered ten of thousands of earnest long-hairs for a day of...

In the Ghost Ship aftermath

The mood was tenderly festive last night at the long-awaited party for the reopening of RS94109, the Tenderloin record store and cafe. A slight cloud of shock and somberness...

Oakland party fire claims nine lives, dozens are missing

A fire broke out around 11:30pm Friday night at during a party at GhostShip in Oakland's Fruitvale district -- an artist-collective space that regularly hosts parties featuring underground electronic...