Monday, October 26, 2020

Tag: Summer of Love

Mill Valley Film Fest brings wide-screen drama, intimate star power

This year's fest blows up with 80 features, dazzling tributes, a drive-in, and the addition of Doclands.

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...

Screen Grabs: You say you wanted a ‘Revolution’

At this point even six months ago may feel like an entirely different, long-lost epoch—as, meanwhile, November 3 can’t possibly come soon enough. But if you really want to take the...

10 artists centering Latinidad in the sound of the Bay today

For over 50 years, the Bay Area has been a crucial intersection of global music. Everything from psych rock to funk, hip hop, and diasporic sounds of Latin America,...

This year, the giant Pink Triangle bursts into 2700 twinkling lights

Other cities have their Pride parades, rainbow flags, and disco ball balloons. Only San Francisco has the Pink Triangle. Over the past 25 years, San Francisco’s iconic Pink Triangle display,...

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

A story is unfolding in the District Five supervisor race, ignored by the news media, that illustrates the contradiction between narrative and fact that underlies so much of current...

Screen Grabs: The world’s most popular comedy duo shows its seams in ‘Stan & Ollie’

Laurel & Hardy may be the most popular comedy duo ever — their fame was international, easily surviving the transition from silents to talkies in large part because their...

Arts Forecast: Clutter, Zinefest, Wavy Gravy

ARTS FORECAST We are in the midst of the glorious "Silence of the Burn" in which the empty streets echo with the emptiness of those who've high-tailed it to Burning...

Progressive debate offers a bit of candidate clarity

What a difference two weeks and a different venue makes. The three leading candidates for mayor all said they supported, more or less, Sen. Scott Wiener’s housing bill that would...

OPINION: Cannabis is not a threat to our neighborhoods

It feels as if in the last few months, the dominant narrative at City Hall has been that cannabis small business are somehow innately harmful to our communities. When we...