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Doctor Who’s Silver Anniversary

Xpress Mag Staff December 15, 2013

    In case you’ve been living under a rock and/or aren’t an anglophile, Doctor Who, the longest running science fiction TV show, recently hit its fiftieth anniversary, complete...

Fall Into The Trap

Fall Into The Trap

December 9, 2013

Written by Ivane Lund-Soyombo Photos by Tony Santos Miley Cyrus’ recent fascination with twerking—a dance popular in the black community for quite some time—mirrors the rise in popularity...

Cool Ghouls perform at the record release for Magic Trick at The Chapel on Valencia Street on Saturay, September 14th, 2013 (left to right Ryang Wong, Pat Thomas and Patrick McDonald). Photo by Benjamin Kamps / Xpress

Cool Ghouls: They Are Scary Good

Agnes Mogstad November 6, 2013

Written by Macy Williams Photos by Benjamin Kamps If the Rolling Stones had a baby with Motown, and the babysitter was the Beatles, Cool Ghouls would be the epitome of that offspring's sound. Well,...

Childish Gambino performs at Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on May 27, 2012. Photo owned by The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Hump Day Music: 4 Songs To Get You Through The Week

Xpress Mag Staff November 6, 2013

Written by Macy Williams, Jake Montero, Maggie Ortin and Matthew Reyes It's the middle of the week, and the weekend is just past the figurative horizon. Here are some tunes the Xpress Magazine staff...

Steven Benitez (right) carry a box to complete a mission during the Humans vs. Zombies season 3 opener, 'Return to Night,' Oct. 23, 2013. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress

SFSU Humans vs. Zombies Celebrates its Season Three opening

Agnes Mogstad October 28, 2013

Written by Justice Boles Photos by Tony Santos Zombies. Walking corpses that feed on the flesh of the living. These undead monsters have been used to symbolize basic primal fears like death and...

Bargain Bin Music Review

Bargain Bin Music Review

Agnes Mogstad October 21, 2013

Written by Julian Lim Photography by Rhys Alvarado With the constant flood of new music and new musicians rising up and fighting for the attention of our ears, it’s hard to wade through the muck...

Miley Cyrus’ “Bangerz” has arrived

October 15, 2013

Right now, is there any singer more talked about than Miley Cyrus? Along with her new look she debuted last year, Cyrus  came with a defiant persona that has fascinated and bewildered people all...

TV Misery: 5 Shows That Need to Throw in the Towel

Agnes Mogstad October 14, 2013

One of the great tragedies in life is watching a once good show morph into something plain unwatchable. At first, it starts out with a few bad episodes, and you figure things are bound to get better....

Dylan Reznik poses for a portrait in his home studio in Pleasanton, Calif. Reznik is one of the members of the hip-hop duo Friendzone. Photo by John Ornelas / Xpress

In the Friendzone: Rap’s most unlikely contenders

Xpress Mag Staff September 25, 2013

Written by Tom Rizza Photos by John Ornelas There is a house - a large house - on a hill in a gated community in Pleasanton. Winding through a maze of McMansions, it would be no surprise that white,...

Rapper goes AWOL

Rapper goes AWOL

Xpress Mag Staff September 16, 2013

By Ivane Lund SoyomboPhotography by Ryan Leibrich  As soon as AWOL steps on stage he commands the attention of the crowd in the semi-packed strip mall bar, Park 77. It’s his first solo show,...

Raiju Takes the Stage

xpressmagazine June 4, 2013

By Jessica Mendoza The lights dim down in the Depot. The current band, which just performed, left the stage and the workers are setting up the equipment on the stage as they prepare for the next band...

Women Who Kill: Comediennes of San Francisco

March 3, 2013

Words: Molly Sanchez Loren Kraut, Mary-Alice McNab, and me: All women who know what it feels like to kill. “It’s exhilarating,” Kraut says, her small face breaking into a large smile. “It’s...

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