Carnaval Parades Through San Francisco
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Carnaval Parades Through San Francisco

It is not hard to recognize when Carnaval comes through San Francisco. The two-day display of culture, color, music, and all-around revelry celebrated 37 years on May 23-24. One of the main events—The Grand Parade through the Mission District—featured elaborately costumed dancers, lively musicians, and community groups from around the Bay. Thousands of spectators lined … Continue reading

After Walk a Mile, Wine Down
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After Walk a Mile, Wine Down

Last Sunday, more than a thousand men slipped into high heels to run, saunter, and stagger around Capitol Mall. In a once-a-year spectacle, boys and men took to the course—more or less gracefully—for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. The event is held in cities around the world in an aim to raise awareness around … Continue reading

Go Get Lost in this Elliott Smith Tribute.
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Go Get Lost in this Elliott Smith Tribute.

What began as an impromptu backstage duet has resulted in an incredible Elliott Smith cover album that breathes new life into the late musician’s work. In March, the album Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith was released after nearly three years of collaboration. In 2011, Mayfield was opening for Avett’s band, The … Continue reading

Resurrection Theatre show rises to its potential
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Resurrection Theatre show rises to its potential

If you have a penchant for charming robots, foul-mouthed television directors, or classic comedy techniques, Resurrection Theatre Company’s current show is up your alley. Comic Potential, which kicked off its run Aug. 22, follows a young female robot going through an identity crisis. Is she an ordinary robot, or something more? We meet folks along … Continue reading

Del Paso design market delights
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Del Paso design market delights

On Del Paso Boulevard, there’s a place where designers, artisans and chefs come together to provide a vibrant shopping experience unique to the area. And it’s GOOD. GOOD: street food + design market celebrated its birthday in early July – marking its third year as a destination dedicated as much to the culture as the … Continue reading

A trashy tradition returns to the Crest.
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A trashy tradition returns to the Crest.

It’s a great time of year for Sacramento’s horror-loving, trash-talking, cult film buffs. The Trash Film Orgy 2014 kicked off Saturday and runs weekly through Aug. 15 at the historic Crest Theatre on K Street. In its 14th year, the midnight movie film fest is a city staple that celebrates exploitation and cult classics. It … Continue reading