22 Feb 2011

San Franciscans exchange beats through an old favorite

  Some would say the window to the soul is through one’s iTunes playlist, and the San Francisco Mixtape Society intends to tell all. The San Francisco Mixtape Society, which

15 Feb 2011

Bike ballet gets boisterous in Bayview

What do you get when you take a group of charismatic women that mixes funky dance moves with daring stunts on bikes? The answer: the Bay Area Derailleurs bike dance

08 Feb 2011

Bottom of the Hill hosts third annual Heavy Metal Chili Cook-off and Stuporbowl Party

Nothing says Super Bowl Sunday like eating a bowl full of cow heart chili while surrounded by people yelling for their favorite football team in a blur of gold, green

08 Feb 2011

Restaurant Review: French soul food spices up Civic Center

Soul food is neither fancy nor utterly complex. It’s not cooked with utmost precision, nor is it commonly made under perfect conditions with the finest and rarest ingredients. And frankly,

07 Feb 2011

San Francisco Public Library hosts first literary dating event

San Francisco Public library was abuzz, not with scholars and students looking for a room to study and research, but with people looking for a mix of literary passion and

07 Feb 2011

Developmentally disabled given opportunity to showcase work

The 57th Street Gallery in Oakland opened its doors for a night of diverse artists and incomparable pieces crafted by the clients of East Bay Innovations, a San Leandro-based non-profit

01 Feb 2011

B-boys break it down, vie for King of the Hill

Surrounded by a circle of cheering fans, drenched in sweat and exhausted, a dancer stood before a gauntlet of seven others hungry to topple him from his position. In an

31 Jan 2011

Power of love expressed through long-forgotten genre

Showing that you’re in love with someone doesn’t usually involve a sailor’s costume with a hula hoop or a coordinated magic act on trampolines, but a new San Francisco performance

27 Jan 2011

Music festival kept hush, hush

Story by Melissa-Ann Reyes A string of lights illuminated the stage just above the half-pipe as the chaotic pulse of music – bass, cello, drums, guitar, keyboards, trumpet and the

23 Jan 2011

SF Sketchfest rings in the laughs

If you had told Garry Shandling 30 years ago that 1,400 people would pay money and crowd into a theater to see him, he probably would have made a joke that

21 Jan 2011

Iconic board game comes to life

There was a gun shot in the dark, a scream, and suddenly there was a dead body on the floor of the billiards room, and everyone was a suspect. Colonel