HOT. The word carries so many meanings: passionate, sizzling, trendy, intense, and yes, sexy. But for us, it signals our favorite month. Meet the 20 movers and shakers that have us fired up this year.
Some might hear traces of a young Joni Mitchell or Karen Dalton. Others might liken Jessica Pratt’s soft, nymph-like warble to Joanna Newsom’s voice.
There isn't much that the Palo Alto native turned modern-day Renaissance Man hasn't conquered
If you’re going to kill trees, you’d better make it spectacular,” says publishing veteran Richard Klein, who—against all apparent odds and a mercurial media landscape—launched his latest print venture out of his SoMa office this month.
You may have seen Matt Werner and his cronies peddling the paper—dressed up like 1920s street vendors—at last Friday's Art Murmur. Some of you may have even picked it up. If you did, you no doubt got a few chuckles out of the Bay Area's version of the infamous Onion.
A few weeks ago, the Exploratorium kicked off planning for the first of 10 Living Innovation Zones—a series of new public spaces meant to strengthen community—on Market Street.
"City of Disappearances"
City becomes object in this group exhibit at CCA Wattis Institute. The show focuses on the concept as material, site, and situation for the modern lived experience and presents artists such as Michel Auder, Slater Bradley, Martin Boyce, and Kelley Walker. Works come from the collections of the Kadist Art Foundation (in SF and Paris) and the Zabludowicz Collection (in London, NYC, and Finland). See the city like you've never seen it before, and ponder its implications.
When: Through Sat. 12/14
Where: CCA Wattis Institute, 360 Kansas St.
Chuck Palahniuk and the Cacophony Society
The infamous Fight Club author and member of Portland's chapter of the Cacophony Society talks to the minds behind the counterculture club. John Law and Carrie Galbraith reveal its history, from its edgy prankster beginnings to its current social media fueled events. Law and Galbraith are co-authors of Tales of the San Francisco Cacophony Society.
When: 7:30 p.m., Mon. 9/23
Where: Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St.
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