Asian Improv Arts to host a multimedia performance

October 20, 2018 Life 0 Comments

Asian Improv Arts are hosting a multimedia performance that’s inspired by interviews with World War II Japanese Incarceration camp survivors and family history through the Vietnam War. ImprovisAsians is an annual week of workshops and performances that celebrate the connection between the community and the performing arts building. “The event on October 23 features the ...

We are agents of our own evolution

October 12, 2018 Life 0 Comments

Design, fiction, reality, art, and technology all fit together to create a space where our ideas can come to life and accomplish goals that can better the quality of living. Miriam Simun spoke to students and faculty at SF State on Oct. 3 to talk about her projects and her obsession with becoming a cephalopod. Simun ...

Basic hygiene products give hope to homeless in San Francisco

September 25, 2018 Life 0 Comments

Imagine not being able to shower, brush your teeth or have menstrual products for days or even weeks. There’s an ongoing issue with the lack of hygiene products available to low-income communities and to individuals who call the streets of San Francisco their home. Meghan Freebeck, founder and chief executive officer of Simply the Basics, ...

Poetry center debuts poetic series

September 21, 2018 Life

SF State’s poetry center is hosting their first new Tripwire Cross-Cultural Poetics Series on Sept. 26-27 at E. M. Wolfman Books in downtown Oakland. Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, poet-translator-activists, will be presenting their work around Antena, which focuses on language justice and language experimentation collaborative. Their work also talks about focusing on writing, art- and book-making, translating and ...

Rom-coms make a comeback thanks to Netflix

September 15, 2018 Opinion

Romantic comedies give us hope that we’ll find the one to spend the rest of our lives with and everything else will be perfect. Superheros and psychological films have pushed rom-coms to the side and true love stories have been stale. Most studio productions have been dull and lazy. There were few choices when it ...

Troye Sivan: Bloom review

September 12, 2018 Life Opinion

It’s been three years since Troye Sivan dropped his debut album, “Blue Neighborhood,” that told a story of a young queer boy yearning for love and somewhere to belong. It’s a different story now for Sivan, who isn’t afraid to share his truth and love bites with his lover. The Australian singer-songwriter started his career ...