Support the oldest theater in San Francisco October 19

The Balboa Theatre is the oldest running movie theater in San Francisco: it was built in 1926, and has stayed in that location for 91 years. The interior did get a little damaged by a fire in 1978, but its character was rebuilt and now the Balboa Theatre is more than just a place to watch films. It's a time machine, a memory stood still, part of what makes San Francisco so idealistically pure. But with time, people get distracted — this year especially has been full of them. These distractions take a toll on the community. Local non-profits get [...]

Sirena Victima release self-titled album and kick off tour at Hemlock

I know being Xicanx is punk in its core, because it's all about being proud of what society has taught you to avoid in yourself. Yet, I still get surprised when I see other Xicanx people stepping onto the stage and being proud about their identity through with their music. Maybe it's because I've grown accustomed to the whitewashed punk world the media has given me, or maybe it's just because I have not looked deep enough. So as a Xicana, learning about Sirena Victima was groundbreaking to me. Sirena Victima is a punk band at the core, queer-Xicanx-diy-punk band, infusing Spanish lyrics [...]

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Live This Month: July 2016 — an audio guide to upcoming SF concerts Download: Live This Month: July 2016 (Podcast #388) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. July is packed with great shows, including our 2016 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival! Taking place on July 9, Phono del Sol 2016 promises a full day of great bands from the Bay Area and beyond, as well as an after-party with a stellar lineup over at the Rickshaw Stop. Learn more about Phono del Sol and all of July's highlights in this episode. [...]

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