Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: Mission District

A free fridge opens in the Mission

Days before Mayor London Breed declared the shelter-in-place order back in March, Gabriela Alemán was already trying to figure out how her older neighbors could get food without exposing...

City quarantine, set to film for the Roxie’s Mixtape-in-Place fest

When the Roxie Theater announced the first open call for a Mixtape event in 2015, the festival was never meant to become an annual occurrence. The Mission District theater...

Screen Grabs: Build your own silent film festival

For years the San Francisco Silent Film Festival was a July event, and this summer would have marked its 25th anniversary—but due to you-know-what, that big Castro Theatre shebang...

Beyond ‘Suavecito’: A tribute journey through Jorge Santana’s Chicano rock

Guillermo "Jorge" Santana, the musician, guitarist, and younger brother of Carlos Santana—who passed on May 14 of natural causes at the age of 68 in his home in San...

An online summit targets COVID’s racial disparity

Evidence continues to mount that Black and Latino communities are being disastrously and disproportionately affected by COVID and its economic fallout. As CNN, analyzing the latest data available, reports: African...

Opinion: Action desperately needed for COVID-hit Latino community

Numbers matter. Inequity, by definition, means a lack of fairness or justice. Inequity in practice means 84% of the hospital beds in San Francisco General Hospital for COVID-19 are taken by Latinos,...

Physicians, advocates stage die-in outside mayor’s house

"House us now! House us now!" A group of UCSF physicians associated with the Do No Harm Coalition, activists from the Coalition on Homelessness, the Solidarity Forever Collective, and Faith...

Screen Grabs: More new flicks for your streaming pleasure

Welcome to Part 2 of our survey of new streaming releases you might be seeing in theaters at present if sanity weren’t currently prevailing—at least in most places. (Check...

Silenced in place? SF’s resilient music scene faces its latest obstacle

As Broken Horse, an enduring San Francisco band that calls its oeuvre Western Doom Noir, erupted into tuning instruments at its Rite Spot comeback show on Saturday, March 7th, a congregation...

15 ways to support the local food scene—and eat (and drink) well

Here are some options for excellent nourishment that will help support local restaurants, food vendors and their staff in their efforts to stay afloat: Arizmendi Mission is offering light-bake pizzas,...