Saturday, October 31, 2020

Tag: Mission

‘Salud es Poder’: A special Carnaval, COVID edition

After its traditional date was cancelled, the festival transformed into a health fair as well as a cultural celebration

From stoner cartoon frog to vicious alt-right icon in ‘Feels Good Man’

It is only appropriate that Feels Good Man, Arthur Jones's documentary about cartoonist Matt Furie and his creation Pepe the Frog should screen at the Roxie Theater's virtual cinema,...

Grab that virtual wig, it’s all aboard for Oaklash!

Weekend-long Oakland drag festival Oaklash (Fri/4-Sun/6 at www.twitch.tv/oaklash2020) has become such an integral part of the Bay Area queer performance scene that I was taken aback—aback, I say—when I remembered...

The New York Times fails on equitable cities

The New York Times has been hyping its America We Need series of stories, editorials, and events on future public policy, and the latest one was this afternoon. It...

Old SF money backing stealthy new right-wing group

Most start-up political organizations like a splash. They hold news events, press conferences, big galas to say: We have arrived. This is who we are, this is our agenda,...

How San Francisco changed the sound of Christian music

The Summer of Love was as fruitful a time for music as its long winter of discontent. As the hippie dream dissipated and mellow highs curdled into drug-induced paranoia...

With colorful street art, 100 Days of Action represents essential workers

When artist Christo Oropeza was asked to create a painting for a storefront as part of Art for Essential Workers (a program by local artist collective 100 Days of Action), he first...

New Music: Five great local artists to support

Local music platform Bandcamp will continue its special "Bandcamp Friday" series for the rest of the year, waiving its revenue share on all sales on the first Friday of...

Public funding transforms D11 race

The District 11 fundraising records show how public financing is changing the nature of local political campaigns. Former Sup. John Avalos is challenging the incumbent, Sup. Ahsha Safai. It’s always...

All Ears: Denise Young takes the helm of the SFJAZZ board of trustees

As the world grapples with how to stabilize itself this summer, SFJAZZ has announced a change that should catapult the esteemed institution; effective September 1, Denise Young will become...