San Francisco Bay Guardian - Essential Bay Area News, Politics, Arts, and Culture http://www.www1.sfbg.com/frontpage/%20%09%20Mark%20Growden%27s%20Handlebars%20%20%20http%3A/www.youtube.com/%20http%3A/zocalopublicsquare.org/thepublicsquare/2010/12/05/the-double-life-of-an-undocumented-student/read/nexus/politics en SF-style cycletracks may spread throughout California under approved legislation http://www.www1.sfbg.com/politics/2014/08/29/sf-style-cycletracks-may-spread-throughout-california-under-approved-legislation <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/bikelane1_070112_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Cycletracks, like those on Market Street, could soon start appearing in more California cities.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">Mike Koozmin/SF Print Media Co.</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>San Francisco-style cycletracks — bike lanes physically separated from automobile traffic — could proliferate in cities throughout California under a <a href="https://calbike.org/protected-bikeways-act-passes-the-senate/">bill approved today</a> [Fri/29] by the Legislature, provided Gov. Jerry Brown decides to sign it.<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/08/29/sf-style-cycletracks-may-spread-throughout-california-under-approved-legislation"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Bikes Steven T. Jones Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:30:18 +0000 steven 31201 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com From tanks to scooters: The top five most and least intimidating SFPD vehicles http://www.www1.sfbg.com/politics/2014/08/29/tanks-scooters-top-five-most-and-least-intimidating-sfpd-vehicles <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="/sites/default/files/dynimagecache/31-0-541-458-325-275/rescue.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275" /><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"> <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">Photo courtesy of SFPD via http://www.policecarwebsite.net/</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Our news feature story this week covered <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/2014/08/26/gearing-war">the militarization of police departments across the country</a>, including the SFPD, and how the easy accessibility of "cool toys" like grenade launchers and armored vehicles encourages violence.</p> <p>But one conclusion we were left with as we worked on the story was this: the SFPD ain’t all bad. During the last Police Commission meeting, Chief Greg Suhr mentioned he was almost hesitant to order four forklifts from the Department of Defense due to scrutiny from the news media.&nbsp;<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/08/29/tanks-scooters-top-five-most-and-least-intimidating-sfpd-vehicles"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Jasper Scherer militarization Police police commission SFPD Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:36:09 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 31200 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com Chuck Prophet to Scott Wiener: Shut the fuck up about Duboce Triangle http://www.www1.sfbg.com/noise/2014/08/29/chuck-prophet-scott-weiner-shut-fuck-about-duboce-triangle <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/CP_BENCH.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Chuck Prophet: Not that into condos.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Musician and historically outspoken SF resident Chuck Prophet, who'll be gracing us with his brand of ramblin' rock and roll at this year's <a href="http://www.sfbg.com/noise/2014/08/26/your-official-hardly-strictly-bluegrass-lineup-here" target="_blank">Hardly Strictly Bluegrass</a> fest, got a little fired up today after reading <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/nevius/article/Duboce-Triangle-neighborhood-getting-scary-with-5706948.php" target="_blank">this Chron piece</a> from the ever-insightful C.W. Nevius.<span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/08/29/chuck-prophet-scott-weiner-shut-fuck-about-duboce-triangle"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> C.W. Nevius Chuck Prophet condos Duboce Scott Weiner Emma Silvers Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:05:50 +0000 Emma Silvers 31199 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com Ranks of opposition to 16th and Mission development grow as Plaza 16 pushes forward http://www.www1.sfbg.com/politics/2014/08/29/ranks-opposition-16th-and-mission-development-grow-plaza-16-pushes-forward <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/plaza16_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"> <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">Photo courtesy of Plaza 16</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>In the sea of nonprofit leaders, career organizers, and rabblerousers, one old man put the Mission's struggle into context, last night [Thu/28]. It<span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">&nbsp;was a majority Latino district even as recently as the '90s, he told the crowd gathered in St. John's Episcopal Church last night. But now:</span><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">"Here in the Mission, I can count the Latinos on my hands."</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/08/29/ranks-opposition-16th-and-mission-development-grow-plaza-16-pushes-forward"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Evictions Maximus real estate Plaza 16 Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:44:54 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 31198 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com Predicting earthquakes, from 14-year-old prophets to train-stopping ShakeAlerts to lessons from disaster flicks http://www.www1.sfbg.com/politics/2014/08/28/predicting-earthquakes-14-year-old-prophets-train-stopping-shakealerts-lessons-d <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/AP474716866635.jpg" alt="" title="" width="540" height="328"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend">A youngster rides his scooter over a sidewalk buckled by an earthquake Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Napa, Calif. A large earthquake caused significant damage and left at least three critically injured in California's northern Bay Area early Sunday. <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Earlier today, I called my mother, a natural disaster film junkie, and asked her, “Do you know of any movies where someone predicts natural disasters, but no one believes the guy, and so everything goes a little haywire?”</p> <p>“10.5, Day After Tomorrow, 2012, Volcano, Deep Impact, and Knowing,” she replied without any hesitation. “But in Knowing the protagonist gets help from aliens to predict disasters, so I don't know if that's bordering on fiction.”<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/08/28/predicting-earthquakes-14-year-old-prophets-train-stopping-shakealerts-lessons-d"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> BART Earthquakes Holly McDede Virtual Reality Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:45:15 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 31197 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com A show a day: Your fall music calendar http://www.www1.sfbg.com/noise/2014/08/28/show-day-your-fall-music-calendar <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/foxygen%20by%20cara%20robbins.JPG" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">The sweet sounds of Foxygen will fill the Fillmore Oct. 24.</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">PHOTO BY CARA ROBBINS</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>What's going on in Bay Area music these next three months? Glad you asked.&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">Like a daily multivitamin wards off the sniffles, getting the SFBG's official recommended dose of live shows is crucial to maintaining optimal mental health, fun levels, and skin tone, especially as the days get shorter and the weather turns ever-so-slightly cooler.</span><span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/08/28/show-day-your-fall-music-calendar"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Fall Arts 2014 Fall Fairs and Festivals List Live Shows Emma Silvers Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:30:28 +0000 Emma Silvers 31196 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com BART launches internal affairs investigation into tackling arrest of black man http://www.www1.sfbg.com/politics/2014/08/27/bart-launches-internal-affairs-investigation-tackling-arrest-black-man <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="/sites/default/files/dynimagecache/0-16-1000-464-540-250/BART_arrest_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="539" height="250" /><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:540px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"> <div class="aef-image-infos-credits">SF Examiner photo by Kate Conger</div></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>The Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department has launched an internal affairs investigation after an officer tackled and subsequently arrested a suspect, the Bay Guardian has learned. The nature of the complaint leading into the investigation is not yet known, but statements from the suspect's attorney indicate it may be racially motivated.&nbsp;<span class="read-more"><a href="/politics/2014/08/27/bart-launches-internal-affairs-investigation-tackling-arrest-black-man"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> BART Police Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:36:47 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 31195 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com Wrestling with survivor's guilt in a crazy world http://www.www1.sfbg.com/2014/08/27/wrestling-survivors-guilt-crazy-world <p><!--paging_filter--><br /> <h4 style="font-size: medium; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: normal;"><em>By Jeanene Harlick</em></h4> <p style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;"><strong>OPINION</strong>&nbsp;This is one of the ways you become that person who wants to take his or her life.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/08/27/wrestling-survivors-guilt-crazy-world"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Opinion Volume 48, Issue 48 depression suicide survivor's guilt Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:47:15 +0000 Joe Fitzgerald 31194 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com A master of observation: chatting with author Sean Wilsey http://www.www1.sfbg.com/pixel_vision/2014/08/27/master-observation-chatting-author-sean-wilsey <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/7991431.jpg" alt="" title="" width="150" height="200"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Sean Wilsey's 2005 memoir.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">“We used to call this Café High,” author Sean Wilsey says of Café International, our meeting spot, before letting out a hearty chortle. By “we” he means his late-80s classmates at the Urban School, the private prep school 10 blocks or so from the Haight and Fillmore coffee shop. By “high” I assume he’s alluding to marijuana in some form or another, but I’m too intrigued by Wilsey’s instant openness and nostalgia to probe. Despite four other high schools (he never graduated), myriad other cities (he doesn’t come back to San Francisco very often anymore), and 25 or so intervening years (he’s pushing 45), Wilsey still grasps the vibe of his native hood with the exactitude of a lifelong resident.</span><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;"> </span><span class="read-more"><a href="/pixel_vision/2014/08/27/master-observation-chatting-author-sean-wilsey"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Authors David Kurlander Lit Sean Wilsey Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:45:21 +0000 cheryl 31193 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com SF queer arts community mourns Arturo Galster, "drag queen's drag queen" http://www.www1.sfbg.com/pixel_vision/2014/08/27/sf-queer-arts-community-mourns-arturo-galster-drag-queens-drag-queen <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/aef_image_original_format/arturogalster.jpg" alt="" title="" width="600" height="398"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:px"></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-gallery-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="780" height="960" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturopatsy.jpg?1409166918" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="235" height="348" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturo3.jpg?1409166926" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="634" height="960" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturo2.jpg?1409166940" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="617" height="960" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturopatsyposter.jpg?1409166955" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="1844" height="1236" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturo1.jpg?1409166971" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="600" height="380" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturonakedbrunch.jpg?1409166987" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="350" height="560" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturoagain.jpg?1409167388" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="900" height="725" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturocomposite.jpg?1409167597" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="576" height="864" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturotriumphant.jpg?1409167433" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_gallery_image" width="720" height="960" alt="" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/arturoposter.jpg?1409168086" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>To call seminal SF perfomer and alpha theater aficionado <a href="https://www.facebook.com/arturo.galster" target="_blank">Arturo Galster</a> merely a "drag queen" is to do his range -- from the legendary <em><a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103192/" target="_blank">Vegas in Space</a></em> movie and pitch-perfect live-sung Pasty Cline interpretations to his recent technicolor turns with the Thrillpeddlers -- a disservice. But his name will always call to mind that moment in the late '80s and early '90s when SF's drag scene unmoored itself from polite old school diva kabuki into a squall of gloriously punky, ironic camp.</p> <p><span class="read-more"><a href="/pixel_vision/2014/08/27/sf-queer-arts-community-mourns-arturo-galster-drag-queens-drag-queen"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Arturo Galster Drag Gay Stage Marke B. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:12:09 +0000 bruce 31192 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com A show a day: Your fall music calendar http://www.www1.sfbg.com/2014/08/27/show-day-your-fall-music-calendar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>FALL ARTS 2014 </strong>Like a daily multivitamin, your recommended dose of live shows through November</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/Whiskerman-590x397.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Whiskerman plays the Mission Creek Oakland Music & Arts Festival. (See Sept. 4-13.)</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>FALL ARTS</strong> What's going on in Bay Area music these next three months? Glad you asked.</p> <p>Here's your musical agenda from Labor Day through Thanksgiving, with highlights from our favorite fall festivals.<strong></strong></p> <p><strong>Aug. 27 </strong>Terry Malts<em> Brick and Mortar, SF. <a href="http://www.brickandmortarmusic.com">www.brickand-mortarmusic.com</a></em></p> <p><strong>Aug. 28 </strong>Black Cobra Vipers with French Cassettes <em>The Chapel, SF. <a href="http://www.thechapelsf.com">www.thechapelsf.com</a></em><span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/08/27/show-day-your-fall-music-calendar"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Music Volume 48, Issue 48 Live Shows Music Festival Emma Silvers Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:06:48 +0000 Emma Silvers 31191 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com Catching up with The Presidents of the United States of America http://www.www1.sfbg.com/noise/2014/08/26/catching-presidents-united-states-america <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/potusa.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">POTUSA hit Slim's tomorrow, Wed/27.</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p>Though they hit the peak of their fame in the mid-'90s post-grunge era with hits like "Peaches" and "Kitty," the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Presidents-Of-The-United-States-Of-America/6845033199" target="_blank">Presidents of the United States of America</a> have enjoyed a more fruitful and fascinating career than many of their ilk.</p> <p>From collaborating with <a href="https://www.facebook.com/ShonenKnifeOfficial" target="_blank">Shonen Knife</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/sirmixalot/290724767116?rf=105614366138859" target="_blank">Sir Mix-A-Lot</a> to starting an indie label to performing a <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GKykZ5zmqU" target="_blank">Pokemon tribute song</a> at the Pokemon Black/White American launch party, their career is shaping up to be as long, delightful, and brilliant as their name. <span class="read-more"><a href="/noise/2014/08/26/catching-presidents-united-states-america"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Daniel Bromfield Live Preview Music interview Presidents of the United States of America Slim's Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:57:01 +0000 Emma Silvers 31190 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com Fall fairs and festivals http://www.www1.sfbg.com/2014/08/26/fall-fairs-and-festivals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>FALL ARTS 2014</strong> A cornucopia of outdoor and indoor fun, family-friendly events, and adult playgrounds</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/48-fairsandfests_dragon%20.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Autumn Moon Fest, Sept. 6-7</div></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>Aug. 30</strong></p> <p><strong>Pilgrim Soul Forge Harvest Fair </strong>Pilgrim Soul Forge, 101 West Tower, Alameda; <a href="http://www.grantsforge.com">www.grantsforge.com</a>. Noon-6pm, free. Possibly the only fall fair in the Bay Area to offer blacksmithing demonstrations alongside the usual suspects: food trucks, craft vendors, and live music.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/08/26/fall-fairs-and-festivals"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="325" height="275" alt="Caption here (*required)" src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/48-fairsandfests_dragon _0.jpg?1409317670" /> </div> </div> </div> Arts & Culture Volume 48, Issue 48 Fall Arts 2014 Fall Fairs and Festivals Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:16:41 +0000 admin 31189 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com Wizard of brews http://www.www1.sfbg.com/2014/08/26/wizard-brews <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>THE WEEKNIGHTER</strong> Finding magical fulfillment at Magnolia Dogpatch and Smokestack</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4848-food_weeknighter.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Hidden pleasures: Magnolia Dogpatch</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">GUARDIAN PHOTO BY JESSICA CHRISTIAN</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:culture@sfbg.com">culture@sfbg.com</a></p> <p><strong>THE WEEKNIGHTER</strong> I was hanging out with Steve Jones. I'm pretty sure it was the first time just the two of us were kicking it, even though I'd known him for years and he'd been my editor at SFBG for at least six months. There was supposed to be some kind of Mixmaster Mike event at a loft in the Dogpatch, and when we arrived, there was nothing. So we did the next best thing. We got some drinks.<span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/08/26/wizard-brews"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Food & Drink Volume 48, Issue 48 Bars Dogpatch Food and Drink Magnolia Smokestack The Weeknighter Stuart Schuffman, aka Broke-Ass Stuart Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:17:22 +0000 Kate Conger 31188 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com Visual reaction http://www.www1.sfbg.com/2014/08/26/visual-reaction <div class="field field-type-text field-field-sub-head"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><strong>FALL ARTS 2014</strong> Upcoming exhibitions explore politics through art</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-aef-image field-field-uberimage"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="aef-image"><img src="http://www.www1.sfbg.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/Full_325_wide/4848-visart_ofrenda.jpg" alt="" title="" width="325" height="275"/><div class="aef-image-infos" style="width:325px"><div class="aef-image-infos-title-credits"><div class="aef-image-infos-title">Ofrenda Para Antonio Lomas</div> <span class="aef-image-infos-credits">by Carmen Lomas Garza</span></div><div class="aef-image-infos-title-legend"></div></div></div> </div> </div> </div> <p><!--paging_filter--> <p><a href="mailto:arts@sfbg.com">arts@sfbg.com</a><span class="read-more"><a href="/2014/08/26/visual-reaction"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> Visual Art Volume 48, Issue 48 Ai Weiwei De Young Museum Fall Arts 2014 Oakland Museum of California Matt Sussman Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:16:02 +0000 Kate Conger 31187 at http://www.www1.sfbg.com