Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tag: The Independent

Have you read these? Our top stories of 2018

It's been a wild rollercoaster of a year, which from some vantage points seems like several very, very long years. Two elections, a contentious mayoral race, tragic fires, protests...

Arts Forecast: Mezzanine closing, Taylor Mac, Laurie Anderson, Angela Davis…

ARTS FORECAST Right before Thanksgiving came the infuriating news that, after 16 years, SF's largest woman-owned independent music venue, Mezzanine, was planning to close next year due to landlord greed....

Arts Forecast: Hip-Hop Dance Fest, The Orb, Great Dickens Christmas Fair…

ARTS FORECAST Everyone's pretty much been forced indoors by the smoke, so it's a good time to see a show—and I'll be keeping an eye out for fire fundraisers. If...

The Agenda, Election Day edition

The biggest election day of a lot of our lives is Tuesday/6, and I know that sounds overly dramatic, but I think it’s true. The country is falling apart. Trump’s...

Best of the Bay 2018: Arts & Entertainment Winners

48 Hills is proud to host the 43rd SF Bay Guardian Best of the Bay Readers' Poll. For other categories including Food & Drink, Shopping, and City Living, please visit...

Hey, Boo! 17 Halloween parties to keep you up at night

PARTY RADAR For the love of all that's unholy, I am lighting 666 witchy candles that no one steps out on Halloween dressed as a sexy zombie Tamale Lady. (Instead,...

Fall Arts aflame! The 50+ best things to do this season

FALL ARTS PREVIEW The light is deepening, the food is getting heartier, harvest is bringing much good grape and green, and fall arts season is lighting up the longer nights...

Party Radar: Who’s the bestest of them all?

PARTY RADAR Who's the Best DJ? Best Nightlife Venue? Best Dance Party? Best Drag Queen of King? best Late-Night Dancing? Best fucking Burrito? Yes, yes, it's all a popularity contest—which...

Party Radar + Arts Forecast: Double whammy!

ARTS FORECAST + PARTY RADAR Whoops, I started celebrating my birthday week a little early, and now I'm a "little behind." So? BONUS! I'm combining our arts and nightlife columns...

Arts Forecast: Hemlock Tavern closing, Polk Street Blues Fest, Erasure …

ARTS FORECAST More housing is coming to Polk Street, and, despite a Peskin-led effort to preserve it in some fashion, belovedly scruffy rock spot Hemlock Tavern is closing in October....