Return to Paradise: Green Day Headline Benefit Show at 924 Gilman St.
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Return to Paradise: Green Day Headline Benefit Show at 924 Gilman St.

On Friday May 9, the first of two benefit shows was held for the independent neighbors AK Press, a publisher and distributor, and 1984 Printing. In March, their West Oakland headquarters burned down in a deadly fire that claimed two lives. The second benefit show took place May 17, at the same legendary venue: 924 Gilman … Continue reading

Americana Nostalgia.
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Americana Nostalgia.

All over the world there is a deep and rich historical folk music legacy. American singer-songwriters such as Woodie Guthrie, Leadbelly, and Jean Ritchie would inspire later artists like Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, and Billy Bragg; who in turn lit a fire under artists like Frank Turner, Drag The River, and Ingrid Michaelson. These artists … Continue reading

Tuesday Is The New Friday.
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Tuesday Is The New Friday.

The threshold of what defines a punk rock or hardcore band seems to stretch further with every passing year. Ever declaring its relentlessly immortal status, punk/hardcore underground communities continue to adapt, modify, and morph into hybrids or evolutions of what came before, inspired by others to take the lead and make the music their own. … Continue reading

Skate and Subvert.
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Skate and Subvert.

Sacramento has a rich history of skateboarding culture that, regardless of popularity or demand, has remained a constant in the fabric of Northern California. World renowned skaters such as John Cardiel, Ricky Windsor, and Matt Rodriguez, along with brands like Blockhead Skateboards, Legend, and long time shops such as Surf & Skate, FTC and GoSkate … Continue reading

Leaving the Ghost Light On: An Employee’s Goodbye to the Crest Theater
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Leaving the Ghost Light On: An Employee’s Goodbye to the Crest Theater

There are moments that, in retrospect, mark the beginning, and without a doubt, mark the end of an era in one’s life: the first day of high school, graduating college, a best friend’s wedding, a parent’s funeral. Seated in the last row of an over-sold-out Crest Theater for the final Trash Film Orgy screening of … Continue reading