Joan’s on Third's veggie sandwich.
I sit within an arm’s reach of our arts and entertainment editor, Melissa Goldstein, and she feeds me the latest music—most recently a bunch of local bands that we’re featuring in our upcoming July entertainment issue. Of these, Von Iva is now on heavy Nano rotation. The rocking three-woman, PJ Harvey-esque band, has an upcoming August release, Our Own Island, and the first track, “L.A. L.A.,” has the refrain:
In the last 48 hours, I attended a dinner at the Clift Hotel, recorded a show at Mitchell Brother’s O’Farrell Theater, went to an opening at Louis Vuitton and the Health & Harmony Festival in Marin County.
No, not all sexy or sex-ridden on the surface. But here’s what happened.
Julie Costanzo at the Clift Hotel in San Francisco
"Where Picasso Lovers Lounge," an exhibit of Picasso's original prints including etchings, lithographs and linoleum cuts launched last Thursday in the W Hotel's Extreme Suite and "Living Room" lounge area with a reception. The exhibit, which stretches though June 17, benefits YouthAIDS (The prints are on sale).
Greetings music lovers,
Saturday's BFD was a Big F'in’ Deal. It was one massive sonic explosion; earplugs were a necessity, and the backstage pass a "must have."
BFD was 12 hours of hard, loud, rockin' music; more than 25 bands; a bottle of sunscreen; and more fun than a chimp at a banana tea party.
… And Film Night In Dolores Park, Oh My!
Greetings and salutations* from the private screening room of the Subterranean Beatnik Library auteur scoundrel Vincent Gallo once desecrated after focus-testing a four-hour director’s cut of his biker-gets-a-blowjob epic Brown Bunny (2003) on an unwilling gang of bipolar Hell’s
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