While many students work their way through college serving coffee or giving lap dances, Julio Galvez, aka The Whooligan, spent his years rubbing shoulders with Ghostface Killah and hosting hip-hop appearances at S.F's Amoeba Records. Already a budding DJ and producer, he found his push to fame when ... More >>
By ANGELA RAIFORD
Friday, Jan. 18, 2013
Better than: Catching up on the American Idol auditions.
By 9:40 p.m. it started to feel like this might be a setup. In spite of signage for a Root Bugg Float drink special and a few English voices ringing through the cr ... More >>
Deceased hip-hop producer J Dilla, née Jay Dee, first asserted himself on the rap radar with his group Slum Village. Lauded by luminaries Q-Tip and ?uestlove, the Detroit-based trio of Dilla, T3, and Baatin (also sadly deceased) are held in cult esteem today, and tonight, remaining g ... More >>
Rappers lead the world when it comes to ridiculous tattoos. But while it's easy to mock Lil Wayne getting the EPSN logo on his arm or Eve's decision to stamp cat paws on her breasts, sometimes rappers themselves have second thoughts about their ink art. So with Gucci Mane recently revealing a freshl ... More >>
BerDerp™Ice relay course form the 2008 BarBack Olympics at 111 Minna.On Sunday, 20 of the San Francisco Bay Area's best barbacks take center stage at Mezzanine in a series of challenges designed to replicate being deep in the weeds at the bar: bottle relay, ice bucket race, beer restocking ... More >>
San Francisco takes great advantage of the big holidays--and big holiday weekends--to get down, and this one is no exception. Depending on your current love life situation, you'll either be stoked or cringing when it comes to all the Valentine's-themed club nights this weekend. For today's Weeken ... More >>
Nathan SeabrookValentine's Day is the soppiest date of the year. Dewy-eyed lovebugs would have you believe it's exemplified by bunches of red roses and teddy bears and boxes of candy and cards with pink hearts on the front and cloying sentiments scrawled inside.
The charmingly named King Canniba ... More >>
Mason Bates is probably the only DJ who gets props from both the downtown dance community and ritzy classical society. The San Franciscan has an impressive resume fit for both worlds. He's performed with the San Francisco Symphony and is the current composer-in-residence for the California Sympho ... More >>
Left Coast CateringWickett: Not exactly in love with Vegas.The 38-year-old Rochester, New York, native has an earthy, tousled vibe that makes you think of a Montessori teacher sipping post-pilates soy chais in Cole Valley. When she arrived in S.F. in 1990, Wickett started cooking at long-defu ... More >>