Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tag: The Independent

You’ve never seen a ‘Gatsby’ like this

When his theater company starts working on a show, says John Collins of Elevator Repair Service, members don’t necessarily know–or want to know–where they’re going to end up. Maybe, for...

Noise Pop’s latest round showcases newcomers

Earlier this month Noise Pop, the annual independent music festival that takes place in San Francisco the week of February 24-March 1, announced its fourth wave of performers. With...

Goldie returns to revive SF’s golden age of drum and bass

If the early 1990s are regarded as the golden age of European techno, a theory recently put forth by British electronic music royalty Kirk Degiorgio, for San Francisco in...

5 artists you can’t miss from Noise Pop’s second wave

Facilitators of Noise Pop, the annual independent music festival that takes place in San Francisco the week of February 24th-March 1st, just announced their second wave of performers. LA...

Local musicians step up to ‘Blanket the Homeless’

When I spoke with storied music producer Scott Mickelson last month, San Francisco was in the midst of a nationally covered anti-homeless kerfuffle. Housed residents of Clinton Park street...

The big money in the major SF races

The San Francisco Chronicle finally got around to covering the story about Sup. Vallie Brown evicting tenants last week, almost three weeks after SF Weekly first broke the news...

Arts Forecast: Day of the Dead in the City of Souls

Ready to shed the rotting pumpkin skin of Halloween and sniff the sweet spice of the afterlife? OK that question is a lot, but after this year's All Hallow's...

Party Radar: A monster mash of Halloween bashes

While hardly as wild as it used to be, Halloween is still a hoot in this devilish town. Let us never forget the  year (1982) when the Bay Guardian...

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

ARTS FORECAST File under: more of this please! According to the Bay Area Reporter, the buildings housing legendary Latinx queer bar El Rio have been acquired by the Mission...

A tale of 10,000 Maniacs

UPDATE: We've just been informed that the 10,000 Maniacs show has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. Please see their website for any info on when they may be...