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April’s Bay Area Art Shows

Image courtesy of Good Mother gallery

Derek Macario

April 10, 2015

Image courtesy of Good Mother gallery Events start this weekend: Saturday, April 11 - Channing Morgan: Off The Surface Curated by: Patricia Cariño at Burnt Oak Gallery. 2pm, 306 15th St, Oakland. RSVP here. Saturday, April 11 - Dystopia Toyland by Peter Adamyan at Good Mother gallery...

February’s Bay Area art shows

Derek Macario

February 6, 2015

Events start this weekend: Friday, February 6 - "Packrat's Paradise" by Tim the Optimist at Le QuiVive. 7pm, 1525 Webster Street, Oakland. RSVP here. Friday, February 6 - "Portraits of Strangers, Someones, and Nobodies" group show at 111 Minna. 5pm-late, 111 Minna Street, San Francisco. RSVP...

‘We Were Here,’ a documentary about SF’s AIDs crisis

Airha Dominguez

December 17, 2014

The documentary We Were Here was screened at the Koret Auditorium as a part of the World AIDS Education and Community Day at De Young Museum on Nov. 30. The film revisits the early days of the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco during the '80s. In the process of making the film, director David Weis...

Runway show celebrates women and their acheivements

Airha Dominguez

December 12, 2014

  With a pink flower in her hair, Yesenia Mendez struts down a runway barefoot in a long floral dress, showcasing her free-spirited personality. The biology major and African-American studies minor is one of the forty students participating in SF State's second annual runway show. It was...

Chicago Review: All that jazz

Airha Dominguez

December 8, 2014

A line of sultry female dancers in thin black tights and skimpy costumes sing and dance in wooden chairs for the “Cell Block Tango” a song that narrates how these murderesses finish in jail. The performance is one of the twenty-two performances of Chicago the musical that closed its U.S. tour...

Fleetwood Mac delivers an unforgettable show at Oracle Arena

Chantel Genest

December 5, 2014

Harmony and sentiment filled the Oracle Arena as the recently reunited Fleetwood Mac took the stage Wednesday night. With Christine McVie back behind the keyboard with her low,melodic voice, this On With The Show Tour marks the first time she has appeared on stage with the band since their 1998 The D...

Drinking to get through the holidays

Lissette Vargas

December 3, 2014

The smell of pumpkin spice, peppermint, and pine lingers in the air. Empty red Starbucks cups fill the trash bins, and Christmas carols are blasting from every speaker in town. It’s hard to escape the fact that the holiday season is here, so instead of hiding from it, embrace it. Here is a list of...

Justin Timberlake rocks Oracle Arena for his 20/20 tour

Tami Benedict

November 27, 2014

Hundreds lined up in the cold last Saturday, waiting for the doors of Oracle Arena to open to get them one step closer to seeing boy band hottie, Justin Timberlake. Timberlake has come a long way from his N'sync days, with three top-selling albums, Justified, FutureSex/LoveSounds, and The 20/20 E...

Travis Garland delivers an electrifying performance at the Red House

Janelle Moncada

November 11, 2014

With his soulful voice and bad-boy charm, Travis Garland is living the indie solo artist's dream. As a line of his fans are seen along the outside walls of Red House Studios in Walnut Creek, California on Saturday night, one could tell just how dedicated of a fan base Garland has. Some fans have bee...

Ten Things Not to Do on Halloween

Alec Fernandes

October 31, 2014

San Francisco has lots of frightful fun happening all over the city this Halloween. But even though there are many events to choose from, here is a list of ten things to avoid doing tonight: 1. Do not dress up as an Ebola patient. Not cool. Same goes for a sexy Ebola nurse. 2. Do not dress up a...

The Best of November

Janelle Moncada

October 28, 2014

It is almost that time of year - the leaves have fallen, San Francisco’s Indian summer is coming to an end and people are starting to wear winter appropriate outfits. As the ghosts and ghouls go back into the dark, turkeys and busy shoppers begin to appear. Even though school is still in sessi...

Seven things to do for Halloween in the Bay Area

Catherine Uy

October 27, 2014

  ’Tis the season for horror movies, costume parties, and pumpkin patches. With just four days until Halloween, here is a round up of the best events the Bay Area has to offer, from ghost tours through San Francisco's City Hall to raves in Oakland's Oracle Arena for Live 105's Spookfes...

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