Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Tag: The Gathering

How did the Ocean Beach party happen—and can we prevent another incident?

Why didn't the police shut things down earlier? Sup. Stefani wants criminal investigation; Sup. Mandelman worries about Halloween

Springsteen meets surveillance state in ‘Born in East Berlin’

Rogelio Martinez likes a little chaos when he works. So one day he had his toddler daughter, Charlotte, on his lap watching videos while he was writing a play....

Our critic picks 2019’s Music of Note

There is no through-line to this 2019 Music of Note line-up. Just honest music that runs the gamut of progressive soul, breakbeat mayhem, a couple of sublime DJ mixes,...

From legendary roots, a great new Afrobeat record

Every time Leon "Kaleta" Ligan-Majek—known as simply Kaleta—uses that Fela meets James Brown grunt, leaping from the breadbasket, that's a cultural signpost indicating "get ready." It could be an...

Arts Forecast: Two-spirits celebrate 20 years of Bay community

The annual Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits powwow marks a key gathering for the region's Native American community. From the gourd dance to the fancy bustle dance, all gender...

Political power — in San Francisco and Sacramento

It was a time to celebrate in San Francisco tonight. Progressive groups in Chinatown held a banquet for the new supervisors, who ran on a platform of change that...

Doormat Division: A huge upset …

MASSIVE UPSET: 49ERS 26, SEAHAGS 23 (OT) A monkey got off everybody's back in Santa Clara yesterday. The 49ers, against all expectations, finally beat the Seattle Seahawks after 10 straight...

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...

Tears (and bubbly) for Bubbles

"Where are the snow cones! Where are the snow cones!" The chant rose over the crowd assembled Sunday evening on the corner of Larkin and Myrtle, where queer DJ-musician,...

Bernie comes to SF to support Jane Kim, Prop. 61

Bernie Sanders was in town Saturday morning to rally with Jane Kim (and a lot of other progressive candidates) before doing an event in favor of Prop 61. The Kim...