Cherry Glazerr brings feminist punk to SF State

October 21, 2018 Latest Life 0 Comments

Los Angeles-based femme grunge-punk band Cherry Glazerr brought gritty guitar riffs, funky bass-lines and unapologetically empowering lyrics to SF State’s campus Thursday night in Jack Adams Hall. Frontwoman Clementine “Clem” Creevy, a 21-year-old guitarist and vocalist, started the group when she was 15 after Burger Records discovered her solo work on Soundcloud in 2012. She ...

Family fun in the Outer Sunset

October 17, 2018 Life

The Outer Sunset District of San Francisco celebrated its eighth annual free music festival this past weekend amidst chilly weather, with lots of warm neighborhood love for the whole family. The event took place between 45th and 47th avenues on Noriega Street and was sponsored by the Outer Noriega Merchants Association, an organized group of ...

San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair reinforces consent

October 2, 2018 Life Multimedia

Under the fierce sun of the last Sunday of September, skin-tight black latex, leather bondage and stark nudity dominated Folsom Street in the SOMA district of San Francisco, with the theme of consent becoming the focus of the show. Folsom Street Events held its 34th street fair this weekend, welcoming a quarter million kinks to ...

Poetry Center kicks off semester long series

September 28, 2018 Life

The SF State poetry center is opening its new reading series “Tripwire Cross-Cultural” with a two-night long presentation on September 27 and 28. Writers, poets and literary translators, Jen Hofer and John Pluecker, who started the language experimentation collective Antena, opened the reading series with a reading of their original works at E.M. Wolfman Book in ...

Poetry Center hosts award-winning queer writers

September 19, 2018 Life

On Thursday, Sept. 13, the critically acclaimed SF State Poetry Center hosted Whiting Award 2018 recipients, Brontez Purnell, and Tommy Pico, both prolific writers within contemporary LGBTQ+ spoken word and performance. Purnell, originally from Alabama, has been performing and writing in the Bay Area for over ten years. He is the frontman of the local ...

SF State veteran reflects on the impact of 9/11

September 11, 2018 Life

This Sept. 11 marks the seventeenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which involved the hijacking of four commercial passenger planes by the terrorist group al-Qaida, resulting in the deaths of 2,996 Americans and $10 billion worth of damages to infrastructure, according to the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security. It was the first ...