Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Veterans

Foreign Correspondent: The turmoil in Belarus

Belarusian political activists face a difficult situation, caught between a ruthless dictator and a potential Western takeover of their country.

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces full lineup—and $1 million artist relief

The beloved fest returns online with archived and new performances, and direct help for musicians

Arts Forecast: Local shows to stream on your screens

Local drag star and owner of SoMa club Oasis, D’Arcy Drollinger’s new show “Hot Trash” would probably not have been born under normal circumstances. But when COVID caused the...

Laborfest 2020 highlights global struggle from Vietnam to George Floyd uprising

The George Floyd uprising, the massive Juneteenth Oakland port blockade, gig workers protesting outside CEO's houses: All of these in the past month have shown that the power of...

New Music: I, Ced maps the funky zigs and zags of modern romance

Los Angeles artist I, Ced, who's been a fixture on the session musician track since leaving St. Louis, Missouri in 2001 and arriving in SoCal, keeps his name and...

Screen Grabs: Black history and protest films to stream now

As public outrage towards police violence against the Black community (like the gun control movement) has too often seemed to wane in the Trump era, drowned out by his...

Support musicians directly this Friday!

Bandcamp is waiving its revenue share again on May 1, looking out for independent artists right now. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the online music store and platform...

Screen Grabs: Battle of the giant Russian oligarchs

The big event this week is Friday’s return of Noir City, whose latest annual edition at the Castro we’ve previewed separately here. Among commercial openings this Friday, Guy Ritchie appears...

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,...

A nonprofit alliance becomes an ally of Big Telecom

It's not unusual for businesses to spend princely sums lobbying government to free them from regulations, which generally means consumer protections are reduced or eliminated.  In a nutshell, that's...