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The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is famous for its perennial…

 

Wavves at The Fillmore, December 12, 2018

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Tonight’s Geminids Meteor Shower Will Totally Rock

Find yourself a dark corner of the Bay Area and look south…

 

New Year’s Eve: A Carefully Controlled Explosion

Every year on Dec. 31, Americans bundle up and brave the crowds…

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In the coming years, the majestic sandstone building that sits on Fifth…

The Wisdom of TOKiMONSTA

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Houses of the Holy: Al Farrow’s Sculptural Provocations

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Ramenwell Focuses on Doing a Few Things Right. But Is It Enough?

It’s safe to say that ramen-mania has long since peaked, although it…

Cults and the Allure of One Particular Cult

The relationship between making great music and working in a way that…

Preoccupations’ Mike Wallace Is a Manic Machine

The live performances of Preoccupations, the four-piece post-punk band from Calgary, are…