Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Poor

Affordable housing advocates push for Oakland fee waiver

Legislation to ease low-income housing is stuck in the City Attorney's Office.

Cate White came to the Bay to connect—through her art, she’s done just that.

Norman Rockwell and Basquiat inspired her purposefully loose renderings of life's struggle.

Screen Grabs: New year brings films challenging us to rethink the status quo

Forced sterilizations in California prisons, disastrous Venezuelan coastal pollution, and adults who live with facial disfigurement are the subject of 2021's first releases.

It takes a community to survive COVID and cancer

Please take this virus seriously -- it almost killed me. But my community helped me get through some deep health trauma.

Albums of the Year 2020: Wild spirits helped us hold tightly onto humanity

From police brutality call-outs to a new century gospel, artists still wrung beauty and inspiration from a hard year

Screen Grabs: ‘Santa Claus Conquers the Martians’ + more Yuletide treats

Dear Santa, Fatman, A Reindeer's Journey and more to keep you warm while you're home for the holidays

Books: ‘Pura Neta,’ the Mission, and the price of gentrification

An interview with author Benjamin Bac Sierra on his new and powerful novel.

New Music: 5 year-end suggestions for audiophiles (Baby Yoda included)

A maximalist take on Disney+ Star Wars, rare vinyl from Tyler, the Creator, and more to tempt even the most jaded sound snob.

4 songs Sofia Coppola dropped with startling cinematic precision

From Lost in Translation's pink panties background notes to the Kiss guitar wank that sidelined Stephen Dorff, here's the director's greatest track deployments.

Two artists from Black Joy Parade talk end-of-year resilience

"The main opportunity I can see is that the general public is suddenly left with a lot more time to really look at creativity around them."