The Living Room Readings

Last year, a group of East Bay poets organized a weekend-long festival of free house readings by poets visiting from across the country, raising…

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Rebels' Renaissance

Small arts organization Queer Rebels has been providing a place for art and performance by queer people of color since 2008. With a mission…

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Pickle Tradition

In the early '70s, a small group of jugglers and clowns started The Pickle Family Circus with a simple premise: All performers were paid…

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Our History

Ten years goes by quickly. Since 2004 we've seen iPhone generations 1-5s, a nudity ban, the Giants' World Series wins, and even the legalization…

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Cartooning for Change

The polar ice caps are melting, water levels are rising, and it's getting hotter and hotter every year. That's why you should drop in…

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Apocalypse

How do you make a film about a man as famously elusive as Bill Callahan? Filmmaker (and future Mrs. Callahan) Hanly Banks certainly didn't…

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Joy and Memory

Happiness is volatile: Its nature elusive, its pursuit interminable. To acquire it is to assume the affliction of its loss, yet its possibility fuels…

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Wowie Woo Wow

Hang onto yourself, Ziggy Stardust is coming to Sweetwater Music Hall to celebrate the Fourth of July with all you young Americans. The actual…

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Gentrification's Ripples

It sounds like the start of an old joke — what happens when an aging commie, an immigrant-turned-patriot, and a new-money techie are stuck…

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Gathered Together

Years ago, queer porn icon Courtney Trouble decided to throw a rager in her backyard, complete with DJs, dancing, Jello shots, and a baby…

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