Zeke: Show Preview

Taking cues from the high-octane, destructo punk of The Dwarves, the Seattle-based reprobates who make up Zeke first came together amid the monolithic early-1990s…

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When Art Works

Mushrooms are the new plastics. At least according to San Francisco artist Philip Ross, a man who has spent years coaxing reishi mushrooms into…

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Perfume Genius: Show Preview

Don't be tricked by the poppy title of Perfume Genius' Put Your Back N 2 It. The latest release from Seattle resident Mike Hadreas…

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Seattle Is Trying to Poach Our Tourists

Hey, Seattle, get your own damn tourists! Seattle's Convention and Visitor's Bureau has launched an annoyingly clever campaign to poach tourist away from San…

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Fleet Foxes: Show Preview

Watching a neo-folk band in Berkeley ordinarily means spending the evening watching students get stoned and rubbing up against piles of hippies. But Fleet…

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Street Sweep

When the group of women who run La Cocina, a Mission District food-business incubator, launched the San Francisco Street Food Festival two years ago,…

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Earth: Show Preview

The aging, instrumental-wielding overlords in Earth have much in common with their namesake. Despite using its 1993 debut, Earth 2: Special Low Frequency Version,…

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