Michael Bowers

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Death and the Comedian -- It Happens Way Too Often

    Comedians die. It sucks. It totally sucks. And worse, it seems to be happening with more frequency. Maybe it is the fault of the Internet that I now hear about comics dying that I never met. Four comics -- that I know of -- died in the past year. Two of them Patrice O'Neal and Mike DeStefano were kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Closing of the Eagle Tavern Will Rip a Hole in the City's Cultural Fabric

    Brian M./YelpScene at the Eagle after Pride last year.​At our sister arts and culture blog, the Exhibitionist, SF Weekly's Keith Bowers reflects on what the imminent closing of the Eagle Tavern ― slated for April 30, by an out-of-town landlord who apparently wants to open a very different ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Die Antwoord, Gutwrench, Rank/Xerox, Free SF MOMA Admission and More

    Jillian WestRank/Xerox plays the Hemlock this Sunday with Toys That Kill​You have two major choices this weekend -- high art or low art. There's free museum admission and frolicking dancers. Or grimy South African rap and San Francisco crust punk. Whatever you choose, take comfort in knowing it wa ... More >>

  • News

    March 17, 2010

    Turning the Tables

    Police have made a number of arrests and seizures of DJ equipment at underground parties and clubs. Is it enforcement or harassment?

  • Film

    September 6, 2006
  • Music

    April 14, 2004

    Sowing the Seeds of Jah

    Thanks to Corbett Harvey Bowers I, reggae has a home in San Francisco

  • News

    May 12, 1999
  • News

    April 23, 1997

    Past Forward

    For its 40th year, the San Francisco International Film Festival boldly goes where it has gone before

  • Music

    April 24, 1996
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