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Tom Ammiano Doesn’t Mince Words, Especially When Responding to Veto Threats

Politician and comedian Tom Ammiano calls his solo show at the Marsh…

 

Mica Sigourney and Amanda Apetrea in I'm a Very Understanding Woman (Marta Thisner)

What’s So Funny ‘Bout Boobs, Butts, and Understanding?

“There’s a big difference between American and Swedish feminism,” says drag queen…

 

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Trash & Treasure: The Rediscovered Life of Jenny Read

Twice a year, town of Chevy Chase, Md., holds a Trash and…

 

Dhafer Al Shehri, Depersonalization, 2013. Courtesy of GENERA#ION: Contemporary Art from Saudi Arabia.

The Surrealism of Saudi Arabian Contemporary Art

Ordinarily, Ajlan Gharem would be wearing Saudi Arabia’s traditional men’s clothing —…

Dhafer Al Shehri, Depersonalization, 2013. Courtesy of GENERA#ION: Contemporary Art from Saudi Arabia.
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Know Your Street Art: Untitled: 74 Sixth St

Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris is an art-goer’s dream spot — a…

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The Whore Next Door: Testify!

Last week, more than two dozen adult performers gathered in Walnut Creek…

(Photograph by Isabelle Dresler/isabelledresler.com)
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Angry Birds in The Thrush and the Woodpecker

Mutation and descent: these two words are central to the imaginative life…

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"The Emperor Has No Balls" (Peter Lawrence Kane)

NSFW: Guerrilla Art Group INDECLINE Installs Naked Trump Statue in the Castro

This morning at 8:30 a.m., a group of artist-activists called INDECLINE installed a…

"The Emperor Has No Balls" (Peter Lawrence Kane)
Shepard Fairey in front of his newest mural. (Peter Lawrence Kane)

Shepard Fairey Schools Us in Civics

“I’m a huge Diet Coke drinker,” Shepard Fairey says. “I’ve been switching…

Shepard Fairey in front of his newest mural. (Peter Lawrence Kane)
April Kidwell as Nomi Malone. (Photo by Sloane Kanter)

You Don’t Nomi!: Showgirls! The Musical!

Any Hollywood personality involved with the sleazy 1995 box office disaster Showgirls…

April Kidwell as Nomi Malone. (Photo by Sloane Kanter)