Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Kafana Balkan

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...

21st Romani Music Festival lights up with electrifying horns, cultural openness

ALL EARS You know your Balkan party scene is good when top-shelf Balkan musicians want in on it. The Romani clarinet wizard Ismail Lumanovski now regularly drops in from...

Party Radar: The Tribute

PARTY RADAR Real talk: I live in quiet fear of the Facebook 'memories" from last year that are surely about to hit my feed: from the terror of the Pulse...

Balkan bonanza

This week marks the 10-year anniversary of Kafana Balkan, a raucous quarterly dance party founded by the Serbian DJ and master promoter ŇĹeljko Petkovińá. And the celebration Saturday, March...

Party Radar: Super Bowl Survival Edition

PARTY RADAR Hi, I'm a professional San Francisco nightlife writer, and I want to slit my delicate, ladylike wrists in a fit of melodramatic pique. Yes, yes, the homeless...
48 Hills Party Radar

PARTY RADAR: Francesca Lombardo, Kafana Balkan, Maxxi Soundsystem, Dickslap, Steam, more

Choice dance floor and nightlife affairs -- plus a little after-hours gossip -- for Thu/27-Sun/30. By Marke B. PARTY RADAR First things first: Party Radar is going on a wee hiatus, as I head...

PARTY RADAR: Soulstice, Big Momma, Dimitri from Paris, Kafana Balkan, Turkish Divas, more

Choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Fri/19-Sun/21 By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR Sooooo, Cafe Du Nord reopened after a too-long absence on Wednesday, and although I just got a swift peek inside, I'm...

Party Radar: Catz ‘n Dogs, Sun Ra, Polyglamorous, Loveworks, Popscene 2004, more

The week’s choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Feb. 4-11, 2015 By Marke B. PARTY RADAR  Just gonna jump in here and toot my own horn a minute, hold my earrings....

Heat it up: the year in SF nightlife 2014

Bhangra, Balkan, homohop, highlife, Motown, underground: Despite the city's homogenizing threats, the SF nightlife scene remained diverse and fantastic. BY MARKE B. PARTY RADAR House, techno, disco, hip-hop, reggae, salsa, soul, rock...