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Across the Universe

June 3, 2013

By Babak Haghighi Writers find meaning in words. Musicians find it through notes, and artists through their art. Likewise, the astrophysics students who run the SFSU Observatory find meaning by looking...

Barcelona After Dark

June 3, 2013

By Babak Haghighi It was my last night in Barcelona. The sangria-induced hangover was just starting to fade after a day full of Gaudí sightseeing, beach roaming, and paella eating. With an 8:16...

It’s 5 o’ clock Somewhere

April 24, 2013

By Babak Haghighi Photos by Virginia Tieman “To alcohol: the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.” -Homer Simpson Let’s face it: for better or for worse, San Francisco...

Dance The Night Away

DJs Adrian (center) and Mysterious D (left)   play mashups in the main room of DNA Lounge. Photo by Andy Sweet
March 17, 2013

  By Babak Haghighi Photos by Andy Sweet Bootie is the best dance party in San Francisco. That’s a fact. The weekly mashup party is held every Saturday at DNA Lounge in SoMa. But...

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...

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....

Parks and Recreation: SF State Edition

Parks and Recreation: SF State Edition
December 3, 2012

Words: Babak Haghighi Photos: Alejandrina Hernandez Bob Flasher’s RPT 520 class is not your typical lecture. Flasher, or “Flash” as students call him, is not your typical lecturer. And SFSU’s...

Wet Burritos, Dry Humor

Self-described
November 7, 2012

Words: Babak Haghighi & Molly Sanchez Photos: Babak Haghighi Sharon Houston, a dark-haired comic from Los Angeles, stands in the oval of light cast on the dark stage of a Mission District...

Sunday Streets: Western Addition Edition

September 24, 2012

Words: Babak Haghighi It is a beautiful, sunny Sunday in the Western Addition district of San Francisco. Bass is bumping and fists are pumping as a local house DJ puts on a show for his audience across...

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