Alt-folk singer and self-proclaimed hillbilly Michelle Shocked went on a vicious, anti-gay rant during her concert at Yoshi's on Sunday, infuriating fans with comments like "God hates fags," and causing the venue to pull the plug on her show.
* Here Are the Best Michelle Shocked Anti-Gay ... More >>
For the most part, San Francisco is a warm and welcoming city -- there's not too many people or things we won't tolerate. Except of course, the feeling that big brother is watching us. Needless to say, San Franciscans were livid when they found out that the Texas-based SceneTap rolled out its cool n ... More >>
Harry Duncan has filled a lot of roles in his 61 years: Independent producer of black music for Bill Graham Presents; manager of artists like the Meters and Ornette Coleman, to name just a couple; original talent buyer at Slim's; and, currently, a consultant at Bimbo's 365 Club.
Just a year ago, y ... More >>
Chris MacArthurThe 2010 Street Food Festival.
Even though the 2011 SF Street Food Festival isn't taking place until Saturday, August 20, organizer Caleb Zigas says the lineup of vendors is "98 percent firm." This year, as SFoodie reported in April, the festival is significantly bigger -- there's ... More >>
Nick ThienemanYoung Widows perform Friday at Thee Parkside
An unusual recording environment helps add mystique and character to a record. Nine Inch Nails made The Downward Spiral in the Beverly Hills house where the Sharon Tate murders happened. Bon Iver fans have that great visual of Justin ... More >>
Twenty-two-year-old Nika Roza Danilova is not a goth -- at least that's what she told Q Magazine earlier this year. But you can see how people might be confused given the operatic vocals and dark, reverb-soaked synths in the music this Wisconsin native releases as Zola Jesus. Although her hau ... More >>
Romana MachadoBattlehooch at Bottom of the Hill Friday night.Battlehooch
The Downer Party
Friday, February 25, 2011
@ Bottom of the Hill
Better than: Ice-skating down Lombard Street.
Word from various authoritative sources assured me this all-ages show would be a rowdy stain ... More >>
Wisconsin Gov. Scott WalkerIt was only a matter of time before San Francisco politicians and activists began weighing in on the pitched battle over union power in Wisconsin. Even more so here than in most states and cities, labor is an essential factor in all political equations. So is it that un ... More >>
Hook up with small farms anywhere in the country.Every week it seems we hear about another website designed to make our pre-industrialized, corporation-free eating habits easier to come by. The irony of marrying design strategy and high-tech to bring folks closer to the land is always palpabl ... More >>
I'm worried about the supes. Are they feeling all right? Are they eating enough protein? Are they celebrating legal weed a little too early?I'm concerned because there's a federal holiday -- Veteran's Day -- right in the middle of the week, and it's the only day the supervisors are takin ... More >>
Mad City Chickens
Mmm, chicken-y.The folks at Slow Food on Film continue to spread the local-farm-to-table word with a screening this weekend of the fascinating documentary Mad City Chickens at the Delancey Street Theater (600 Embarcadero at Brannan). The film tells the story of the so-called ... More >>