Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Puerto Rico

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2020: The protests, the parties (online), the poignant posters

I've stayed in all Pride Week so far鈥攁nd I'm already exhausted! Well, I was, until putting together this list of recommendations. Most of them can be done at home...

In ‘Please Don’t Eat the Mangos,’ this Mami has secrets

When Wilma Bonet first read Ricardo P茅rez聽Gonz谩lez's script for the play聽Don鈥檛 Eat the Mangos聽(through March 22 at Magic Theatre), she liked it right away.聽 鈥淔irst of all, it鈥檚 a story...

Aya De Le贸n’s ‘Side Chick Nation’ explores post-Maria Puerto Rico

LIT聽Aya De Le贸n聽is a writer, activist, educator, spoken word poet and author of the award-winning Justice Hustlers series, including latest installment Side Chick Nation.聽The Director of June Jordan鈥檚 Poetry...

Revolution music: What’s soundtracking protests around the globe?

ALL EARS "If聽I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution,"聽the old anarchist-feminist saying goes. And it's true, every uprising needs a good soundtrack, though we're a long way...

Psychic Eye Records’ new compilation shows darkwave support for TGI Justice Project

For those who would like to wrap themselves up in a Bay Area darkwave shroud to beat the winter chill; Psychic Eye Records just dropped Sacred Spells, a 19-track...

A people’s climate summit

This September, community, political, and business leaders from聽around the globe will be meeting in San Francisco for the Global Climate Action Summit to discuss the state of climate action...

Poor People’s Campaign marches on Trump’s DC

Well I went down to the rich man鈥檚 house- to take back what he stole from me -- take back my dignity, take back my humanity鈥. There we were --...

OPINION: US policy forced people to leave their homes and immigrate here

We've heard the living experiences of people who have had no alternative to leaving home to escape violence, war and poverty, who now find themselves imprisoned in the detention...

Architecturally sound neon Pomeranians: Our top 5 from Mexico City Art Week

ART LOOKS I didn鈥檛 expect to be here, writing to you, about this. After many years of penning flippant retorts and scene reports from art weeks from Miami to...

The story of SF’s hidden monument to WWI

This year is the 100-year anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I. It is also the 100-year anniversary of the Russian Revolution, at root...