Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tag: Meklit

Kronos Festival celebrates Bayview women, Malian griot, Howard Zinn

The four members of storied SF  Kronos Quartet are in their studio in the Inner Sunset, struggling to perfect the piece they’re playing. Should they go a little higher...

Arts Forecast: An Ethio-jazz marvel, a Tenderloin snapper, The Residents …

ARTS FORECAST All the talk this week will be about the San Francisco International Film Festival—check out this week's Screen Grabs film column for our preview—and I love that its...

Party Radar: Partycopia!

PARTY RADAR I'm knee-deep in counting thousands of votes for Best of the Bay -- it comes out next week, and I can't wait to see who wins all the...

Bursting into color

Sat/6 at Rickshaw Stop, Bay Area audiences will have a chance to hear the sound of an artist’s limitations falling away. Local favorite Meklit, who could previously have been...

Sax, unleashed

Howard Wiley has earned the right to talk. At age 37, the saxophone prodigy (and drummer) has a cool 25 years of professional gigs under his belt. He has...

A powerhouse tribute to essential ‘Miseducation’

ONSTAGE For six years, UnderCover Presents has shaped the fortunes of local musicians by staging epic one-night music festivals that are equal parts tribute and showcase. The idea is deceptively...
48 Hills Big Week: Litquake 2015

BIG WEEK: What to do Oct. 7-13, 2015

Litquake, Shocktoberfest, Sandcastle Contest, Decompression, Latin Legends, Ocean Beach Fest, Indigenous Powwow, Youngblood Brass Band, more essential events. By Marke B.  BIG WEEK The vast tsunami of words and acts that is...

PARTY RADAR: Lil Miss Hot Mess, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Big Deck, Timo Maas, Meklit, more

Choice dance floor and nightlife affairs, Thu/13-Sun/16. Plus: recent local releases that got us bouncin'. By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR There is so much new music coming out of local and local-affiliated peeps!...

33rd SF Jazz Fest buzzes with diverse styles, global sounds

Ambitious sonic reach includes multicultural soul, rollicking boogie-woogie, experimental R&B, country crossovers, big brass, and Cuban classics.  By Marke B. ALL EARS  The 33rd annual installment of the SF Jazz Fest...