"I know those words, but that sign makes no sense."Maybe it's to be expected on a week ending with the Folsom Street Fair on one side of the city and Oktoberfest by the Bay! on the other, but noodle-scratching contrast reigns free this week. Below are ten bands or lineups notable for their surrea ... More >>
There was an ad for the Levi's Go Forth campaign voiced over with a Walt Whitman poem from Leaves of Grass that I could not shake from my brain. It was brilliant marketing: subtle but targeted. Sticking with that pioneer branding, Levi's is doing a web series called the Pioneer Sessions, in which ... More >>
Yesterday I got to hang out with a real live street artist. Caleb Neelon is his name, and Sonik is his other name. He writes, he paints, he appreciates. He's an editor at Swindle, he's lectured at Harvard Law, and he travels the world making art -- sometimes for galleries, sometimes for the street.H ... More >>
S.F. writer Rebecca Solnit crosses boundaries to capture
Performer John O'Keefe breathes new life into the work of a dead poet
The S.F. public library transforms destruction into creation
Week of March 5, 2003
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Battle in Outer Space; Mochitsuki; "Poetry & Pizza
San Francisco is home to one of the largest and most renowned poetry archives in the world. Where? Well, right now it's in some guy's apartment.
To resurrect his reputation as one of America's greatest poets, Harold Norse is counting on the help of one of the city's most despised organizations -- Act Up S.F.