Golden Gate Xpress

Block Fest Helps Keep Tenderloin Creative

Jazzmene Lizardo, Staff reporter

February 12, 2020

Music and tender soul of Rita Whittaker’s voice spread through Counterpulse while artist’s paint at their stations on the first Friday of the Tenderloin Block Art Festival. Placed in a small well-lit  venue with red p...

Independent filmmakers showcase work at SF

Jeremy Julian

February 11, 2020

A wild night filled with bizarre drug-fueled trips and bright neon lights. This is the basic plotline for “The Wave”, one of the independent films showcased at the 2020 San Francisco IndieFest. The Wave was directed by Gille ...

Bay Area Painters Battle through art

Jeremy Julian, Staff reporter

February 5, 2020

Music flowed through the dimly lit Great Northern Club in the Mission on Wednesday night as a large crowd watched 12 artists paint pieces within 20 minutes at Art Battle San Francisco.   This battle consisted of two rounds with six...

Dessert festival gives back to SF-Marin food bank

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 27, 2020

Hundreds of dessert lovers crowded around tables with colorful confections scattered throughout the gallery space as beams of pink and purple shone across the room. Families and loved ones laughed over candied cocktails, pu...

Students show off new moves in Passion Footprints

Felicia Hyde

December 10, 2019

Dancers in white button up blouses and jeans in different shades of blue strutted from sides of the stage to make their way to a rectangular plate of wood. Alternating between rows, students tapped a contemporary piece to Beyonce’s ...

Strindberg’s haunting Ghost Sonata SF State’s Little Theatre

Felicia Hyde

November 19, 2019

Eerie whispers of wind slowly creep into the audience's ears as figures of life and death from the 20th century make their way like zombies onto the stage. A milkmaid in a white and brown tattered dress groans and moans while ...

Festival of Altars celebrates life and death

Felicia Hyde

November 5, 2019

Members of Mixcoatl Anahuac Aztec dance crew prepare for their first performance at Potrero Del Sol Park during the Mission District’s celebration of Dia de los Muertos on November 2, 2019. (Photo by Camille Cohen / Golden Gate...

‘Color your world’ lights up campus

Felicia Hyde

October 15, 2019

The tearing of tape echoed in the background. The switches of light and sound boards clicked into place. Flashes of red, yellow and orange light warmed the stage.  Hurried footsteps paced back and forth across the sta...

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