Sunday, September 20, 2020

Tag: Sanctuary

Safe sleeping spaces — or cages?

C.A.R.E. For the homeless On some street In Saint Pete Looks like A cage For people.... -- excerpt of the poem People Cages by Dee Allen /Po Poet “It feels like we are back in prison,” said...

New Music: Fred P invites you to ‘Enter the DanceFloor’

Last year the Queens-born, Berlin-based House music producer Fred Peterkin (often known as Fred P) rebooted his Black Jazz Consortium alias to deliver Evolution of Light, an album heavily...

SF measure would allow all residents to serve on commissions

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to put on the fall ballot a City Charter amendment that would allow all San Francisco residents to serve on boards...

A pro-immigrant ‘sci-fi magical realism human cartoon opera’? Believe it!

For centuries, the United States held true to its reputation as a sanctuary nation, greeting immigrants fleeing unfortunate circumstances back home with the opportunity to start anew. “Give me your...

SF General nurses told not to provide bilingual services

When Lauren Cook heard that the new contract her union, SEIU 1021, had negotiated with San Francisco General Hospital included provisions to streamline the process of receiving bilingual pay,...

Swept to death

“We know Caltrans has two trucks, one for the stuff they think they can sell, one for the stuff they throw away,” said Rosa C while trying to stuff...

A hippie van and an annoying smart-phone dude

The number of San Francisco people living in cars, vans or other vehicles has increased by a whopping 45 percent in the last two years. That's the major takeaway...

Dimensions Dance comes ‘Armed with Joy’ and ‘Sanctuary’

DANCE Choreographer Erik Lee has always seen dance as a form of worship. Now he thinks that idea has growing acceptance, and he’s glad to be able to combine two things...

What’s really going on in Kashmir?

On Feb. 14, a suicide bomber killed more than 40 Indian soldiers in Kashmir in what India claimed was a terrorist attack. India retaliated by bombing a terrorist training...

Review: ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ has powerhouse vocals, timely resonance

ONSTAGE When Quasimodo (Alex Rodriguez) and Esmeralda (Alysia Noelle Beltran) sit perched on a railing in the bell tower of Notre Dame looking down on Paris and sing “Top...