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2014 Stories by Laura Jaye Cramer

Archives: 2014 | 2013
  • The Shore

    published July 9, 2014

    When looking for a regular experimental art fix, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' monthly event ConVerge is pretty hard to beat. Every third... More >>

  • Bad Hair Eternity

    published July 9, 2014

    On a popular vacation-resort island, at this very time, there's a group of mad scientists creating the world's first genetically modified... More >>

  • Gentrification's Ripples

    published June 25, 2014

    It sounds like the start of an old joke — what happens when an aging commie, an immigrant-turned-patriot, and a new-money techie are... More >>

  • Pickle Tradition

    published June 25, 2014

    In the early '70s, a small group of jugglers and clowns started The Pickle Family Circus with a simple premise: All performers were... More >>

  • Our History

    published June 25, 2014

    Ten years goes by quickly. Since 2004 we've seen iPhone generations 1-5s, a nudity ban, the Giants' World Series wins, and even the... More >>

  • Gathered Together

    published June 18, 2014

    Years ago, queer porn icon Courtney Trouble decided to throw a rager in her backyard, complete with DJs, dancing, Jello shots, and a baby pool... More >>

  • Stepping Out

    published June 11, 2014

    It's safe to say San Francisco is just about as close to an LGBT utopia as they come. We've had the first openly gay politician elected to... More >>

  • Printed Populace

    published June 11, 2014

    Tiny Splendor is the anti-snob resource for artists. The local print collective believes art should be accessible to all, so it offers free... More >>

  • Garden Stroll

    published May 28, 2014

    The Yerba Buena Gardens are painfully charming. The little oasis in the middle of downtown is home to museums, theaters, restaurants and cafes... More >>

  • Bills, Bills, Bills

    published May 28, 2014

    It's been a rough year for San Francisco art galleries. In a city where money seems to speak louder than just about anything else, galleries... More >>

  • Lady Dinos Need Love, Too

    published May 21, 2014

    When Tim and Lex Murphy are stuck in a kitchen with two terrifying T. rexes in the cult classic Jurassic Park, there must have been a... More >>

  • Zest for Life

    published May 21, 2014

    The idea for the newest art show at SOMA's Alter Space came during a walk through the neighborhood. "I came across the signage 'Everyday... More >>

  • Eye Listen

    published May 21, 2014

    Unless you have never listened to music on a computer, you've fallen victim to the hypnotizing sound wave screensaver. Some genius programmer... More >>

  • Bay Tribute

    published May 14, 2014

    San Francisco might not be the type of city where you can lounge by the pool during the warm months, but it also isn't the type of city to... More >>

  • ART Everywhere

    published May 7, 2014

    Art collectors, enthusiasts, and zealots are freaking out in preparation for the fourth iteration of Art Market San Francisco, the Bay... More >>


    published May 7, 2014

    Broadway changes people. Not just in a "scored a leading role and now on annoying, mandatory vocal rest" way, but also in a "scored tickets to... More >>

  • Tasty

    published April 23, 2014

    Nobody can accuse San Francisco of being indifferent to food. With what feels like about a billion artisan restaurants, cafes, and markets to... More >>

  • Belle of the Ball

    published April 16, 2014

    For some Bay Area dwellers, this is about as religious as it gets. Carnaval San Francisco has, for the past 36 years, showcased amazing global... More >>

  • Slowly, Slowly

    published April 2, 2014

    In 2008 a man named Phil Terry spent hours in New York's Jewish Museum checking out art. Okay, so lots of people spend hours in the Jewish... More >>

  • Sprouts

    published March 26, 2014

    We did it. We've survived another winter, another annoying time change, and made it to yet another spring. In honor of the loveliest of all... More >>

  • Men En Pointe

    published March 12, 2014

    For the past 40 years, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo has redefined the drag game with its hilarious ballet parodies. The... More >>

  • 3.14

    published March 5, 2014

    Being an irrational number, pi cannot be expressed exactly as a common fraction. And being an inanimate object, The Exploratorium cannot... More >>

  • Ballet, Meet B-Boy

    published March 5, 2014

    Do you feel like you finally have a couple dance moves perfected, so that when you find yourself out at a club you might not die of... More >>

  • Sharing the Closet

    published February 19, 2014

    Living in San Francisco, it's hard to imagine batting an eyelash when finding out that someone you know is a member of the LGBT community. No... More >>

  • Grub

    published February 12, 2014

    Who wants to eat off the sidewalk in the Tenderloin? No? What's the turn-off? Is it the human feces? The catcalling crackheads? What about the... More >>

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