Must must go go to the Magic Magic Show Show

The Magic Magic Show Show is so nice they named it twice. Really, they should name it thrice. Still, it would not emphasize enough the fantastical, unexplainable, mind-blowing feat [...]

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    Xiomara on ‘the essence of hip-hop’ and internal revolution

Xiomara on ‘the essence of hip-hop’ and internal revolution

“I’m just trying to encourage other people to be their best selves,” Xiomara tells me, as we chat over the phone. She’s babysitting for a friend, and throughout our [...]

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  • Harley Quinn at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017, by Robert Alleyne
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    Photos: The fans and sights of the 2017 Silicon Valley Comic Con

Photos: The fans and sights of the 2017 Silicon Valley Comic Con

Silicon Valley Comic Con (photo: Robert Alleyne)

The second year of the Silicon Valley Comic Con came last weekend to San Jose and the fans delivered. The event showcased a number of [...]

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The divine cohesion of Pile

Words by Jordan Martich

Rick Maguire, guitarist and singer from the Boston-based band Pile, has made many transformations away from the acoustic solo project he started 10 years ago. They've [...]

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Bands In Portrait: SUMif

“I was in the gym locker room jumping up and down, screaming, like ‘I’ve got number one,’” exclaims Steph Wells (who performs under the name SUMif) as she shares [...]

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The Bay Bridged Band-To-Band Relay: MAGO to Esses

Words by Annie Bacon

It’s time for round three of the Band-to-Band Relay!

If you’ve missed it the last few months, the Band-to-Band Relay is part of The Bay Bridged’s ongoing [...]

By |April 19, 2017|1 Comment

Trebuchet celebrate ‘Volte-Face’ release

Trebuchet (photos: Estefany Gonzalez)

Volte-face, a French word meaning to turn around or a change in direction, is a fitting name for Trebuchet's new album. The title describes a four-year journey [...]

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    Lee Merritts makes sure you don’t know what baseball sounds like

Lee Merritts makes sure you don’t know what baseball sounds like

Words by Annie Bacon

The Golden State Warriors got a message shortly before their early March visiting game against the New York Knicks that the first half of the basketball [...]

By |April 12, 2017|1 Comment

Bands In Portrait: M Lockwood Porter

“If you look at Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump, you see two groups of people who are obviously angry about where we’re at and trying to make massive change,” [...]

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    PRF BBQ returns to the West Coast, whether you know it or not

PRF BBQ returns to the West Coast, whether you know it or not

These are some troubling times. This winter seemed extra oppressive, dragging even the most cheerfully stalwart amongst us into at least a short period of malaise. Turning on the [...]

Homecoming: The Brothers Comatose return to the Bay

Tonight, March 31, marks the first time The Brothers Comatose headline The UC Theatre in Berkeley. Though the East Bay venue is fairly new, the 1,400 capacity venue will [...]

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Bands In Portrait: Saturn Rising

Saturn Rising (photo: Robert Alleyne)

“Years ago I was afraid to make music,” Saturn Rising reveals as we discuss the path he has taken to get to this point in his career.

It [...]

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