Dueling Dubs

The sound clash is a Jamaican competitive art form in which two or more DJs and their technical assistants play records back and forth,…

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How to Sell Marriage Equality

Last week, the gay-marriage movement in San Francisco sent volunteers to Fresno to start canvassing for the support of voters in more conservative parts…

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For the Fans

To be eligible for the Northern California Book Awards, nominees must live from Fresno north. Entrants in the SoCal Book Awards need to live…

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Pop residencies gain traction in S.F.

The long history of musician residencies reaches into nearly every genre. From jazz giants setting up shop for multiple nights with various players to…

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Look Back in Anger

Hey, almost every single scruffy kid in the Mission: Want to know what life was like here in the '90s? Sure you do, seeing…

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Supercuts

“If you know the city, then why can't you find a place to get your hair cut?” asks Fresno's Rademacher. It's a messed-up question…

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Fresno? Fres Yes!

For many years, Fresno's greatest claim to musical fame was providing the Beastie Boys a rhyme for “get over on your girlie because you…

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