Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: ilm

Tears (and bubbly) for Bubbles

"Where are the snow cones! Where are the snow cones!" The chant rose over the crowd assembled Sunday evening on the corner of Larkin and Myrtle, where queer DJ-musician,...

Dolores Huerta, filling the screen

In 1962, political organizer Dolores Huerta was a twice-divorced mother of seven. She had also just told Cesar Chávez that she would join him in an endeavor that at...

How much did last weekend’s white supremacist rally cost the city?

The entire San Francisco Police force was ordered to be on the streets in San Francisco this past weekend as officials feared violence during a planned rally by alt-right...

95-year-old Holocaust survivor, stands up to Nazis — again

Two forces have been constants in Ben Stern’s long life: his exposure to racial hatred and violence, and his certainty that he has a responsibility to be kind to...

Capturing queer liberation’s legends and lovers

How lucky are we to have had Dan Nicoletta among us these past 40+ years? The curious 20-year-old who worked at Harvey Milk's camera shop just as the gay...

New flicks!

SCREEN GRABS Late August, when the kids are nearly back in school and the summer blockbusters are gradually winding down at the box office, is a time when a...

Heated moments

SCREEN GRABS Filmmaking in the Philippines hit a first "golden age" in the years after World War II. That was followed by a 1960s boom in which quantity if...

Who let the I-Hotel fall?

I’m glad the Chron weighed in, however briefly, on the commemoration of the I-Hotel evictions, although the editorial the paper ran was embarrassing:  San Francisco has moved on. Terms such...

The Agenda: Remembering the I-Hotel

On August 4, 1977, a piece of San Francisco’s heart was torn out. At midnight, the San Francisco Sheriff’s Office broke down the door of the International Hotel, the...

Silent is golden

SCREEN GRABS Particularly these days, a one-story building designated for commercial usage in space-hungry San Francisco is an unusual sight, so you may at some point have noticed a...