Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: Lights Down Low

Party Radar: All together now

PARTY RADAR Besides the Bay Area's storied legacy of house, techno, soul, and garage rock parties stands a younger, yet just as vibrant, one of indie dance -- its contemporary...

Resistance Party! Ultimate Pride Guide 2017

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2017 Pride started as a celebration of a protest, how cool is that? And watching SF Pride (Sun/25) progress from its raucous roots, through slick corporate extravaganza, and...

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...

Party Radar: Summers of Love

PARTY RADAR Nightlife in San Francisco is descended more from the acid house-drenched 1988 Second Summer of Love in the UK -- brought to our shores in the early 90's by...

Party Radar: She’s back!

PARTY RADAR OK, so I'm back after a few months, and I hope you'll still let me guide you through the wild, woozy K-hole of SF nightlife again. It's...

Party Radar: Ghost Ship fire fundraisers all week

PARTY RADAR "Closure is a myth," local punk legend, DJ, and preacher-of-a-sort Jello Biafra told a crowd of thousands that the luminous memorial for the Ghost Ship fire victims...

Quick ‘n dirty guide to Folsom 2016 parties

PARTY RADAR There may be no giant leather-harnessed sheep presiding over this year's Folsom Street Fair -- as there has in years past -- but "the world's largest fetish fair"...

PARTY RADAR: Everything’s a Sure Thing

PARTY RADAR With this week's news that London's massive, legendary Fabric club has closed, due to another ginned up wave of popular panic about drugs, many SF clubgoers have gone...

Party Radar: Dore to-dos, Mr. Scruff, New Wave Prom, more

PARTY RADAR Ahoy-hoy. This Sunday is the infamous Dore Alley Fair, aka Up Your Alley, Folsom Street Fair's "dirty little brother," and there are so many parties aplenty to celebrate....

Ultimate Pride Guide 2016

PARTY RADAR The night of the Orlando shootings, I was at the African American Arts and Culture Complex surrounded by friends I've shared hundreds of dance floors with, watching...