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On the Record: Vinyl Presses Forward

On the Record: Vinyl Presses Forward

Xpress Mag Staff

May 23, 2014

  <strong>Video by Macy Williams and Daniel A. Nelson</strong> We traveled to El Segundo to Bill Smoth Custom Records to film vinyl records being made. Owner Kevin Smith describes the process of creating wax and and gives his take on the state of the industry.   https...

Tune In, Go Native

Tune In, Go Native

Chantel Genest

May 23, 2014

http://youtu.be/5cnBpwE4pe0 Written by Chantel Genest Photos and video by Tony Santos It is seven thirty at night and as students make their way home and the campus slowly calms, the Creative Arts building is in the midst of an artistic collaboration that will bring the college grounds back to life. Local music...

Flask Mob

Flask Mob

Xpress Mag Staff

May 23, 2014

[widgetkit id=6091] Written by Marianna Barrera Photos By Ryan Lebrich As soon as the sun sets, the mob slowly starts to gather between Sansome and Commercial Streets. Soon hundreds of people are gathered on that same corner being loud, drinking, and drawing attention to themselves. “Flask Mob! Flask Mob!...

University Design:School Pride and Fashion Collide

Senior Apparel Design and Merchandising student __  cuts sews reuses SF State plastic street banners to construct universal unisex outfits in Burk Hall room 410, Wed. Mar. 12.  The outfits will be showcased in a SF State fashion show in May. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress

Xpress Mag Staff

May 23, 2014

[widgetkit id=6082] Written by Melissa Landeros Photos by Tony Santos Thick, coarse, dirty, unbearable to get around—SF State design students could not help but complain about having to work with such a difficult material for clothing. The royal purple and gold SF State banners that span all ar...

Against the Grain

Xpress Mag Staff

May 23, 2014

Written by Katie Mullen Photo by Tony Santos It’s a beautiful Saturday in San Francisco. The sun has come out to play and so have you. You and a group of friends decide that the only thing to compliment the beautiful day at hand is a well-crafted beer. You guys are in luck, you live in a c...

Blind Ambition

Xpress Mag Staff

May 23, 2014

[widgetkit id=6065] Written By Ben Tasner Photos by Lorisa Salvatin A child of two deaf parents, Meir Schneider, was born with cataracts, glaucoma, astigmatism, and nystagmus. As a young boy he underwent five unsuccessful surgeries that shattered and scarred his eye lenses. He was declared permanently...

Dropping the Ball

Myra Navarro (left), of Fighting Falangees Balls of Fury, and Chris Chang, of ASTRO Ballers, play each other during a skeeball match at Bar None, in San Francisco, Monday, Feb. 20th, 2014.
Photo by Gavin McIntyre / Xpress

Xpress Mag Staff

May 23, 2014

[widgetkit id=6058] Written by Jessica Mendoza Photos by Gavin McIntyre As you walk down the streets in the Marina district, every corner you turn is bursting with restaurants showcasing the finest meals and small boutique shops that carry the cutest clothes. The Marina is the perfect place wh...

XPress DIY: Dinner Party Decoration on a Dime

XPress DIY: Dinner Party Decoration on a Dime

Xpress Mag Staff

May 22, 2014

[widgetkit id=6044] Written and Photographed by Nicole Crittenden Summer is here! Hopefully this means you will have a little more time to relax and enjoy San Francisco’s foggy climate (and maybe even a few sunny days). Whether you are escaping the chilly weather outside, or just need a bit of cra...

Sensory Deprevation

Xpress Mag Staff

May 19, 2014

By Nicole Dobarro I was naked in the darkest space I have ever been in. I willingly shut the door but my fingers refused to let go of the handle. Instead they only gripped tighter. My mind filled the seemingly silent space with an intensely loud, body-shuddering noise. As the first couple sec...

All of the Lights

Neon Artist Meryl Pataky works on a glass tube that will be used for an upcoming piece. (Gavin McIntyre / Xpress Magazine)

Nadine Quitania

May 17, 2014

An SF artist uses glass and neon gasses to create light sculptures. Of the sixty artists who displayed their work in the “UNIVERSE: The Art of Existence” show at the Modern Eden Gallery in North Beach, only the piece entitled “Building Block No. 2” truly separates itself from the pack of mix...

COLLEGE: SUITABLE FOR ALL AGES

Xpress Mag Staff

May 17, 2014

Written by Ben Tasner Baby Boomers return to school in pursuit of facing new challenges and accomplishing life-long dreams. In June of 1973, Anthony Maglio took off from Waco, Texas flying a freight carrier aircraft, just like he had many times before. Almost immediately, this night proved very diff...

On the rebound

Xpress Mag Staff

May 17, 2014

Written by Nicole Crittenden Atop the second floor in the Cesar Chavez student center lies a student organization unlike any other in the nation. The room emits life and energy as people continually filter in and out. The sound of laughter and light conversation can be heard among the ringing phone...

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