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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 f***ing magical,” concurs McNab banging a fist on the table for emphasis. Personally I...

Quinn Corey: Found Objects to Pop Culture Action Figures

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March 1, 2013

Words & Photos: Melissa Burman Like any young boy who grew up watching television, toy advertisements made a big impact on Quinn Corey. Corey moved to San Francisco from the East Coast with his girlfriend, both artists now live in the Sunset district. Corey builds action figures using found object...

Iris Butler

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March 1, 2013

Words & Photos: Virginia Tieman Over eight years ago, Iris Butler brought her oldest son to Glide Memorial Church for the first time. Today, she works there helping community members in need of assistance. “I’m a people person and I know how to talk to the people,” said Butler. “F...

Tree Rivera Taking on the Earth One ‘CUUP’ at a Time

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February 26, 2013

Words and Photos: Alejandrina Hernandez Veronica Rivera a.k.a Tree is an aspiring artist who has been made it her mission to spread environmental awareness through her art. “My interest in environmental arts started when I was growing up as a child artist ;collecting materials like disposables,...

Vintage Stores for Charities

February 25, 2013

  Words and Photos: Kayla McIntosh It’s a crisp winter afternoon in the Inner Richmond neighborhood and a small house on the corner of Fulton Street is reaching full capacity. The doorbell rings and the door is opened to a tall gentleman wearing black-rimmed frames and a warm smile. ...

Wii U Experience

February 11, 2013

Video: Kenny Redublo Music: 8 BIT PROJECT - Birthday Eve Xpress writers Jennifer Sandoval and Charlene Ng venture to the Fort Mason center in San Francisco to see what this Wii U Experience is all about. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8qjIT_boQo

Find Your Flow

January 27, 2013

Words: Hassina Obaidy Vibrant colors of light flow in the air as it dances to the rhythm of the music. Illuminating in the free air, the lights go through different modes from ambient lighting, to lighting that leaves trails while it’s moving. The spinner moves to the rhythm and uses the leash ...

Drag Queens on Ice

January 5, 2013

  Words: Kelly Leslie Photos: Melissa Burman Kim Chichi dazzles hundreds of people in Union Square, with her A-line cut, fire engine-red hair, and matching painted lips. Dressed in an all-black, glimmering gown, she confidently moves her slim body to the beat of 2009’s hit song by L...

Haight for the Holidays

Haight for the Holidays

December 22, 2012

Words & Photos: Babak Haghighi Money. Power. Free beer. These are the things that drive the human life force, the latter of which was in no short supply at the Lower Haight Holiday Art Walk. “Happy Holidays” is damn right. Spirits were high, both in terms of mood and alcohol, at this mak...

Artist Profile: Before the Brave

December 3, 2012

Words: Babak Haghighi Photo: Cassie Palmer The quintet takes the stage. The lights dim. The music begins. The sea of beanies that makes up the crowd starts to create waves as heads begin to bob. Jason Stevens’ powerful voice rips through the room and the voyage begins. Stevens is the frontman, acco...

Hipster Holiday Gifts for Under $10

Hipster Holiday Gifts for Under $10

December 3, 2012

Words: Barbara Szabo 1. Amoeba Records Amoeba Records has an entire section with discounted vinyl, with records for as little as $1. That means you could buy your favorite hipster as many as ten records! (Amoeba Records, $1 and up). 2. Academy of Sciences Academy of Sciences holds an even...

A More Human Experience

December 3, 2012

Words: Kenny Redublo  Waking up in the back of a crashed police car is never a good situation. Lee Everett crawls out of the wreckage, disoriented. The driver is gone and a shotgun is left unattended. Two shells left. It’s enough for now. Lee hears voices from every direction. Unfriendly voice...

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Fall 2012