Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: World AIDS Day

Honoring a queer anti-establishment harpsichordist

While contemporary music remains a hotbed of iconoclasm, one rarely finds punk-like figures pumping out the standard classical repertoire. That situation is slowly being changed (and queered) by flamboyant...

Fearless artist Keith Haring’s sister tells his tale, for all ages

LIT World AIDS Day, marked every December 1, is usually a solemn occasion, a reminder of how far we still have to go to end the global crisis. But...

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....

What if AIDS never happened?

SCREEN GRABS What if Sylvester sang at this year's Grammys? What if Keith Haring was speaking right now at Art Basel Miami, or appearing at a retrospective of his work...