Stories about Housepitality

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....

Comedowns are for losers! New Year’s Day parties

New Year's Eve 2020 is a very big deal. Yes, yes, it's the beginning of a decade (although that's controversial), and hopefully an end to the horrific orange streak...

Talking beat evolution with SF native producer Dave Aju

For years, Marc Barrite built out his Dave Aju alias, a wordplay nom de plum for a San Francisco techno night in the early oughts, into a much-admired experimental...

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...

Arts Forecast: Easter with the Sisters returns to Dolores Park, more

ARTS FORECAST Everybody loves a Hunky Jesus, a Foxy Mary, a too-cute Easter egg hunt, and of course the most elaborate bonnet competition this side of an Atlanta baptist church....

Arts Forecast: Black excellence, year round

ARTS FORECAST Of course, you have heard from the trumpeting of various arts institutions that Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches. In accordance, the City is unusually full of visions...

Party Radar: For Navid

PARTY RADAR The Bay Area nightlife community has weathered a lot of ghastly blows in the past couple years, from Ghost Ship and the shooting of Bubbles to the passing...

Party Radar: Wednesday is the new Saturday

PARTY RADAR I don't wanna make too big a deal about it, because I love the close family vibe—but what the hell, if you aren't out club-hopping on Wednesday nights...

Party Radar: Mexican Jihad, Ben UFO, Galaxy Radio…

PARTY RADAR Hello from Detroit, where I'm currently warmer than y'all are in the Bay, because climate change is happening and weird! Here's a quick rundown of this week's...

Party Radar: Up with Clam

PARTY RADAR I love diving deep, deep into the Bay Area nightlife scene every week, but sometimes it gets a little lonely rooting around for those party pearls at the...