Stories about Will Magid

Arts Forecast: Bye, bye, Babylon…

Beach Blanket Babylon announces it's closing. Plus: Cerrone, Mercury Soul, Dream Bodies, Bikes to Books, Los Amigos Invisibles, more.

To be blunt, a blast

Smoked Out Soul party at Monarch is a risky, ebullient mix of live instruments and recorded soul-funk grooves.

Party Radar: Memory Carnaval

Lena Willikens, Alton Miller, Honey Soundsystem, CMYK, SRSLY?, Braza! and more fill your holiday and wipe out your memory banks.

Balkan bonanza

DJ Željko's brass-driven Kafana Balkan party celebrates 10 years, Sat/4, with Inspector Gadje and Ismail Lumanovski.

PARTY RADAR: Where to trot your turkey off

Let the tailfeathers fly at these choice nightlife affairs, Wed/25-Sun/29. By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR Pie's in the oven, Tofurkey's on the table, kids are a little...

BIG WEEK: Reggaefest, Night Light, National Ice Cream Day, MEX I AM, AC/DShe

Plus: Milk Gayla, Playwrights Festival, Cold Cave, Tenderloin Museum, Art of Rap fest, more: What to do this week, July 14-20, 2015 By Marke B.  Editor's...

9 bands, 175 musicians, 1 epic funk tribute: ‘Stand!’

UnderCover returns January 24 with its rapturous tribute to Sly & the Family Stone's landmark 1969 album 'Stand!' By Marke B.  ALL EARS Last year kicked off with...