Thursday, March 4, 2021

Tag: Performance

Heat it up: the year in SF nightlife 2014

Bhangra, Balkan, homohop, highlife, Motown, underground: Despite the city's homogenizing threats, the SF nightlife scene remained diverse and fantastic. BY MARKE B. PARTY RADAR House, techno, disco, hip-hop, reggae, salsa, soul, rock...

The elusive Barbara Beno: The story of the person who is behind the move to shut down City College

By Mary Strope, Michaela Payne and Arami Reyes DECEMBER 18, 2014 -- “No narrative would be complete without a worthy villain, and we have one here. Her name is Dr....

Margaret Cho hits the streets to raise money for homeless people

By Denise Sullivan DECEMBER 8, 2014---“If you have, give. If you need, take.” That’s comedian and San Francisco native Margaret Cho's simple, seasonal message to the people of her hometown, and...

Should the city’s retirement system invest in hedge funds? It’s a serious issue

By Tim Redmond DECEMBER 4, 2014 – The California Public Employees Retirement System, the largest pension fund in the country, announced this fall that it will stop investing in hedge...

What the election means for Mayor Ed Lee

By Tim Redmond NOVEMBER 6, 2014 – My Twitter stream was full of Willie Brown on Election Night. The former mayor doesn’t tweet, as far as I know, but his...

Tom’s Town: The city, ten years back

By Tom Temprano Last week I celebrated the ten-year anniversary of my moving to San Francisco. A decade ago, at 18 years old, I enrolled at San Francisco State and...

Politics: The future of Airbnb regulations

By Tim Redmond JULY 10, 2014 -- There won’t be an Airbnb initiative on the November ballot – but the issue, and the possibility of a citywide vote, hasn’t gone...

Communities of color cut out of SF’s arts spending

By Tim Redmond It’s not a secret, and hardly news, that straight White people are a minority in San Francisco. Although the African American population is declining, the number of...

BOOKS: The next move — City Lights’ Sister Spit imprint releases Nochita

By Caitlin Donohue March 123, 2014 -- After the mother of the eponymous protagonist in Dia Felix’s Nochita becomes a beloved New Age guru she dies young, leaving her young...

The attack on SoMa, part two: Why is this happening, anyway?

By Zelda Bronstein In a story that’s become somewhat legendary of late, David Talbot, founder of Salon.com, asked whether San Francisco could survive the tech boom: “How much tech can...