Crowds of hip-hop enthusiasts from all over the Bay Area lined up outside the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California this past weekend to attend Rolling Loud Music Festival.
When the gates opened, they sprinted to the two stages to see artists such as Travis Scott,
Diverse crowds, bands and food trucks filled Golden Gate Park with the sounds of good music this weekend for the 15th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival.
With over 100 artists performing on seven different stages, the festival has grown tremendously since its opening in 2001, when
Dressed in black and gold ruffled panties, thigh-high stockings and pink sequined nipple pasties, Maxine Holloway said she was tingling with excitement at the thought of being surrounded by thousands of Bay Area fetish enthusiasts during the 2013 Folsom Street Fair. As Holloway walked through
At the end of the claustrophobic tunnel of final exams, projects and term papers, the tiny light of summer sun holds the promise that better times are to come. With festival season straight ahead, the Golden Gate Xpress has compiled a guide to 2015's most
Among the crowd gathered around the south end stage on 24th and Valencia streets Saturday, three bleary-eyed teens in multicolored ponchos, sombreros and fake mustaches swayed their arms and hips to the live music playing at the Mission Neighborhood Center’s annual Cinco de Mayo festival.
The sounds of accusatory shouts and heavy fist-pounding punctured the silent hillside neighborhood of Rockridge in Oakland as several sets of footsteps darted across the wooden floors of the cream colored cottage at the end of Pedestrian Way.
Amongst the domestic upheaval, SF State creative writing major Adam Ambriz stood in the corner peering over his laptop,
Craft beer flowed heavily as approximately 2,500 people gathered for the sold-out 2015 San Francisco Beer Week opening night gala at Fort Mason Center Friday Feb. 6.
Participating bars, breweries, restaurants and vendors from Santa Cruz to Santa Rosa offered nearly 800 single-day and ongoing Bay
SF State experiences a severe drop in population during the winter when everyone goes home for winter break. But if you’ve got job obligations, decided to take winter classes, or don’t celebrate Christmas, you might be among the group of students who are looking for
While California’s drought has dried up vegetation throughout the state, rain arrived just in time to support new mushroom growth during the Fungus Fair Dec. 6 and 7 in Golden Gate Park.
The Mycological Society of San Francisco hosted its 45th annual Fungus Fair, attracting
Green Festivals have been educating communities all over America for about 13 years now, providing healthier alternatives for living economically, socially and all-around environmentally. Thousands of people attended Green Festivals across the country in Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C. and Chicago this year, and
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Michael Zito, Executive Chef at Cafe Claude, places chicken liver mousse in a pastry at the Taste of the Bay event presented by the Hospitality and Tourism Department at the City View on top of the Metreon in San Francisco, Calif.,
“The reason it began is because I am Hungarian, so there’s a personal connection there,” said Steve Kovacs, interim chair of SF State’s cinema department.
Two years ago Kovacs and a friend of his decided to bring the contemporary Hungarian cinema here to SF State. It
“How many disabled people does it take to screw in a light bulb?” well-known stuttering comedian Nina G. asked the audience at this year's Superfest International Disability Film Festival. “One to screw it in and five able-bodied people to say, ‘You are such an inspiration.’”
A cloud of marijuana smoke, a sea of dancing bodies and live, non-stop music engulfed Treasure Island this past weekend at the eighth annual Treasure Island Music Festival.
The two-day music festival, known for its non-overlapping music sets and stunning views of the San Francisco Bay,
A new name, live bands and a committed group of business owners combined to make a fun day come together for residents of the Outer Sunset.
The Ocean Beach Music and Art Festival (formerly known as the Outer Noriega Street Fair) created huge waves when it
Outkast and Massive Attack are headlining at the eighth annual Treasure Island Music Festival and if you are attending, there is no way you’ll be able to miss either performance, because this Festival prides itself on having no overlapping sets.
The Festival is an annual event
On the screen, a drag queen pranced through a crowd onto the stage at El Rio, a neighborhood bar in San Francisco, and demanded people to get off her stage before the show started. This was a scene from “Heklina,” the documentary short produced by
Rainbow-colored crosswalks, foul-mouthed puppet performers, people dressed in drag and live foreskin painting entertained many attendees in San Francisco’s Castro District last Sunday.
The Castro Street Fair entered its 41st anniversary smoothly as street construction, which began in March and was set to end this November,
A lifetime dream finally blossomed for Dave Rapa, a former SF State history major, when he performed live alongside his band mates in The Sam Chase and the Untraditional, at the 14th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival.
Rapa, 39, attended SF State from 1996 - 1999
As a mixture of barbecue and sugary sweets wafted through the Oakland air in Jack London Square, Bay Area locals perused tons of food venders, Do-It-Yourself workshops and educational conventions at the Eat Real Festival.
After five successful years, the three-day festival began Friday, Sept. 19,
In a crowd full of nakedness, accompanied by a sea of leather, live whippings and ball gags, nothing can compare to San Francisco’s Folsom Street Fair.
The largest fetish and leather fair in the world hit the SF streets for the 30th year in a row