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Haiti

  • Culture

    April 2, 2014
  • Calendar

    September 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Drink of the Week: The Port Au Prince at Smuggler's Cove

    There I was, a full hour into my drive from the North-East Bay to San Francisco, and I wasn't even on the Bay Bridge yet. I was sitting in traffic purgatory for having forgotten that 49ers were playing at Candlestick for Monday Night Football, and for the serious miscalculation of the number of earl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Black Market Giants World Series Gear to Be Donated to Haitians

    Giants win goes global. ​Remember when the feds were vigorously seizing knock-off Giants World Series clothing from black-market vendors around AT&T Park last year? Well, it turns out that all those clothes won't just rot in federal custody. In one of those unexpected turns in a globalized wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Eating Haitian for Haitians

    ​Dinner to Benefit Grassroots Haiti Groups Where: Station 40, 330B 16th St. (at Mission) When: Sun., Feb. 20, 8 p.m. Cost: $50, cash or check at the door The rundown: Underground chef Leif Hedendal is fixing what he calls a "multi-course family-style feast," rendered from produce sourced a ... More >>

  • Music

    January 5, 2011

    A Postcard from the Future

    Or, how 2011 was the year everything changed in music.

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Do Online Causes and Philanthropy Do Any Good?

    ​Does professing your support for a cause online do any good? Or does it just make you feel like you accomplished something and keep you from actually doing anything in the analog world to realize the change you profess to want?~PhilanthropuhleezWell, Macolm Sadwell, aren't we glass-half-empty tod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Outerlands Benefit Serves Up a Taste of Global Food Chronicler Eric Wolfinger

    Eric Wolfinger/Open Kitchen blogChilean longaniza ― touched by the hand of Eric Wolfinger.​Us, we pitch in at dinner parties if the host asks, slicing bread, tossing a salad, even fixing a sauce when it curdles. Eric Wolfinger? He spent six years cooking with strangers in their homes around ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 4, 2010
  • News

    June 30, 2010

    Peanut Butter Miracles

    Amid the chaos that is Haiti, Dr. Patricia Wolff has made ending child malnutrition her life’s work.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    S.F. Bondage-Porn Actress To Join Relief Effort in Haiti

    Onward to Haiti!​An interesting e-mail arrived in our inbox over the weekend from Stefanos and Chey, the self-described "Purveyors of Perversion" who are mainstays of San Francisco's BDSM and fetish-sex scene. Apparently one of their comrades in arms, kink.com model Maggie Mayhem, is headed to Hai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Twelve-Year-Old Shames Whatever You Did For Haiti

    Yep, that's a homemade scarf. Beat that, philanthropists!   Maybe you plunked down $20 dollars at some Haiti benefit concert. More likely you said you would and never did. Well, slackers, Sophie Drukman-Feldstein hit the sidewalk in front of her Cole Valley house Thursday a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Vegan Bakesale In Oakland This Saturday

    T. Palmer​Saturday's East Bay Vegan Bakesale should be a good time to try those apparently controversial Cinnaholic cinnamon rolls we mentioned yesterday, as well as treats from organizer Fat Bottom Bakery and more. Proceeds will be donated to Vacaville's Animal Place Sanctuary and also to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    What To Do? Wednesday's Pick: Haiti Benefit w/ T.I.T.S., Eats Tapes, C.L.A.W.S., more

    Kurt KepplerT.I.T.S.​Benefit for Haiti: T.I.T.S., Eats Tapes, Houndsound, C.L.A.W.S., Kit Clayton, Sutekh @ Elbo Room Usually when claws and tits mix together, the result is something that requires emergency surgery. But the acronymic monikers of local scenemakers C.L.A.W.S. and T.I.T.S. represen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Bay Music Linx Roundup: Burning Crud, Amoeba Relief, & Ye Olde Music

    Pigs (www.myspace.com/oaklandsswinest)​Searching for the Mission's best karaoke [Mission Mission] Oakland act Pigs: "My mom always thought it would be a cool band name. That and 'Burning Crud." [SF Gate] Amoeba takes Haiti relief online [Bay Bridged]Vampire Weekend cover Rancid [Stereogum] ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    San Francisco's ELLUL Releases EP to Benefit Haiti

    ​The recent tragedies that have befallen the people of Haiti immediately kick-started just about every able-bodied musician into fundraiser mode. It seems like every weekend there's a new party, DJ night, or concert with the price of admission going towards relief for the earthquake-torn country. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    Mos Def to Perform at Haiti Benefit at the Independent on Wed

    ​You'd be forgiven for thinking that Mos Def moved to the Bay Area recently. The emcee comes to town--last weekend, to perform at the Shattuck Down Low--and announces he'll be here through part of this week as well. Def is headlining a benefit for Haiti relief at the Independent on Wednesday night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    What To Do? Wednesday's Pick: S.F. Hearts Haiti

    Jeremiah (L) and Sila (R)​S.F. Hearts Haiti: A Benefit for Doctors Without Borders @ The Independent The San Francisco scene has already rushed to raise funds for Haitian earthquake relief and -- at least in terms of music -- this may be its most international effort yet. Maisha Productions' Jere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Haiti Benefit Roundup Pt. 3: Afro-beat, Shoegaze, Dubstep, & Punk Unite

    Kalbass Kreyol​It's heartening to see that neither the media attention nor the outpouring of musician support for Haiti fundraising has dropped off in the weeks since the earthquake hit. Here's the latest batch of shows with proceeds going to non-profits working to rebuild Haiti.The Red Devil Loun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Lactating Women -- Haiti Needs Your Breast Milk

    Helping Haiti doesn't have to only pump your pocketbook. Use your breasts.  In a Valencia Street store window: Hope For Haiti ​A slew of human breast milk associations (yes, there are many) are imploring women with a generous heart and lactating bosoms to donate their milk to the closest milk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    Bake Sale Benefit Brings Out Sweets for Haiti

    J. BirdsallOakland's Pizzaiolo was one of three locations for Saturday's Bakesale for Haiti, a fundraiser organized by chef Samin Nosrat. Volunteer bakers contributed goodies to the effort, which also took place at Bi-Rite Market in the Mission and at Gioia Pizzeria in North Berkeley. As of Sunday n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Tomorrow's Bake Sale for Haiti Spans the Bay

    T. PalmerGet baked for a good cause.​Chef Samin Nosrat has set a fundraising goal of $10,000 for tomorrow afternoon's Bake Sale for Haiti, and has lined up three transbay locations to hawk the tempting baked goods. Stop by Bi-Rite in San Francisco, Gioia in Berkeley, or Pizzaiolo in Oakland to loa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Burritos for Haiti at La Taqueria Menudo!

    ​San Francisco's restaurant industry has dived into fundraising for Haiti earthquake relief with a fervor that is alternately heartwarming and suspect (Eater SF is maintaining a long list of promotions). Bar crawls, bake sales, wine tastings ... seems that everything food-obsessed San Franciscans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Haiti Concert Benefits Roundup Pt. 2: Oh Sees, DJs, and SILA

    Bayonics​Bay Area musicians continue to contribute their rock 'n' roll, Afrofunk, and turntable skills to raise funds for the victims of the Haiti earthquake. Here's a couple new upcoming benefits to add to your calendar.San Francisco Hearts Haiti: A Haiti Relief Fundraiser w/ SILA, Kalbass Kreyol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Sneaky's Postpones Haiti Relief Offer

    Hold your horses.​Lazy barbecue fanatics hoping to help Haiti this week should hold their horses. Sneaky's BBQ smoker-in-chief Pat Wachter badly cut a finger and received surgery this morning. There will be no deliveries this week after all, but next week, all profits will go, as planned, to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Top Local DJs Throwing Giant Haiti Benefit

    Jeffrey Paradise​At a time when Haiti is suffering from both looting and aftershocks, San Franciscans are coming together for a second week of fundraising benefits. These special shows are two-fold: chances to donate money to a country that will need aid for years to come, and opportunities to exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Bay Music Linx Roundup: Earthquakes, Sick Knobs, and German Porn

    My First Earthquake​Generous, and a major pun risk: My First Earthquake after the Haiti disaster. [Mission Mission] "A latticework of fantastical wilderness and urban mythology." New Villager, Lucky Dragons and DJ Summer Camp are playin', too. [The Bay Bridged] Meet your favorite BART statio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    Joseph Arthur Fans: This Week's Shows Double as Haiti Benefits

    If you're hitting either of the two Joseph Arthur shows this week (tonight and tomorrow at the Rickshaw), you might want to bring along your checkbook. The Brooklyn troubadour has just announced he'll be doing a little "live stage painting" during the show (how that will work exactly, we're not sur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2010

    The Ultimate Foodie Earthquake Kit

    Haiti's tragic earthquake has forced many of us in the Bay Area to remember that we aren't immune to the wrath of plate tectonics. One of the most important ― and sadly, most neglected ― parts of earthquake preparedness is the food-filled disaster kit. Besides packing a few cans of soup and some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    Tomorrow Night: Bar Crawl for Haiti Relief

    ToastyKen/FlickrSetting 'em up at Rickhouse.​Three drinking establishments are sponsoring a progressive bar crawl tomorrow night to beneift Haiti's earthquake victims. Rickhouse (246 Kearney at Bush), Cantina (580 Sutter at Mason) and Rye (688 Geary at Leavenworth), are each mixing up a specia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    J Boogie and Thievery Corporation's Rob Garza at Tonight's Haiti Benefit

    Rob Garza​Artists all over the world are coming together to donate their work to the cause of rebuilding Haiti. That means a ton of shows in San Francisco doubling as benefits for the earthquake-ravaged country...watch this space for updates on that front as they come in.Tonight at Vessel, Thiever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2010

    More Haiti Relief Benefits from Bay Area Food Businesses

    Mina T./YelpSprinkles is donating proceeds from its red velvet cupcakes.​Tomorrow night's cocktail crawl isn't the only Haiti benefit brewing: Tonight at Jardinière (300 Grove at Franklin): The regular Monday night prix fixe is dedicated to Haiti, with all proceeds (estimated to be around $1 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Local Food Purveyors Donating to Haiti Relief

    T. PalmerJamaican street food vendor Evil Jerk Cart will donate a portion of tonight's proceeds to Haiti.​Hopefully you have or are considering some type of contribution to help with disaster relief in Haiti in the wake of the tragic earthquake. If you plan on eating out in the next several days, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Does California ALSO Have a Pact With The Devil? We Ask Pat Robertson's Spokesman.

    How 'bout that ole Pat Robertson. It takes temerity to kick an entire nation when it's down, but that's just what the infamous televangelist did during a Christian Broadcasting Network appearance this week, when he suggested that the earthquake that has killed tens of thousands in Haiti is comeup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    This Weekend: All the S.F. Haiti Benefits We Could Find

    Bakesale for Haiti: Many cupcakes and other sweets are on sale at the gourmet market, as well as at Pizzaiolo in Oakland and Gioia Pizzeria in North Berkeley. All proceeds benefit Partners in Health. Sat., Jan. 23, 10 a.m., free. Bi-Rite Market, 3639 18th St. (at Guerrero), 241-9760, www.biritemarke ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    What Would Happen if Haiti Quake Happened Here? Actually, 2009 Report Analyzed Just That.

    ​Compassion evoked by the scenes of utter devastation in Haiti -- and, really, all Haiti needed was more chaos -- can quickly turn to self-interested fear for those who live and work in quake-plagued regions like our own. There are three answers to the query of what effect a magnitude 7.0 quake wo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 11, 2009
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    December 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: DJ Juju

    Columbian DJ/producer Juju has been behind the decks since 1992, when he got a taste for his future career by spinning dub, reggae, and dancehall (genres that still make their way into his sets). He then spent much of the early '90s focused on drum 'n' bass in San Francisco -- specifically with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008
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    October 17, 2007
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    September 13, 2006
  • Film

    August 30, 2006

    Last Resort

    Middle-aged sex tourists fail to get their groove back

  • Calendar

    May 4, 2005

    Hop Onstage

    This ain't no "rap-music version of A Midsummer Night's Dream"

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2004

    Heavy, Man

    They got the beat

  • Film

    April 28, 2004

    Radio Free Haiti

    Jonathan Demme's documentary brings a joyful revolutionary to the screen

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