Friday, February 26, 2021

Tag: Media

With Virgil’s closure, SF loses another great queer space

Owner Lila Thirkield reveals details about hurdles her beloved small bar faced as pandemic shut it down.

Will Cuba have faster vaccinations than the US?

The tiny island nation with universal health care has its own vaccine, and could protect its people before the US does.

Teaching Behind the Mask: Overcoming stereotypes to promote change

Public schools, private schools, privilege, and how I became an early-childhood educator.

SPUR, Yimbys say stealth state laws can force more housing

But what happens if developers don't want to build anything but luxury condos -- and maybe not even those?

What we saw at Sundance 2021, part 2: More Ficks’ Picks at the big fest

Questlove's hypnotic 'Summer of Soul' sings, animated 'Cryptozoo' melts face, and two docs on Bay Area HS seniors bring cultural exposé close to home.

Screen Grabs: A rousing celebration of Black History Month

SF Urban Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, an Edward Owens showcase—plus a new release with LaKeith Stanfield as a Panther plant.

Folsom Street Fair org launches community center, reclaiming anti-gentrification roots

The fair may go on, but new Folsom Street Community Center for Alternative Sexualities will be year-round resource

No cell phone? No vaccine.

Seniors who aren't tech-savvy and don't have cell phones are completely left out of the vaccination process in SF.

New Music: Behold the curious power of ’80s Japanese mutant pop

'Somewhere Between' comp highlights moment when minimal electronic gestures seemed like big experiments.

Screen Grabs: The outlaw sounds of youth

Lover's Rock and outlaw country docs. Plus: MC Escher, Black art history, and are we living in a simulation? New movies!