Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Panther medicine

An original member of the Black Panther connects the dots between marijuana access and justice

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caitlin@sfbg.com

HERBWISE The night before our interview, Elder Freeman spoke alongside Peace and Freedom Party presidential candidate (and beloved sitcom sassmouth) Roseanne Barr, 2008 Green Party candidate Cynthia McKinney, and others about the political possibilities of marijuana at a panel discussion held inside Oaksterdam University.Read more »

Street art we love, now

From the Womens Building to a hamburger apocalypse, walls to look for 

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In celebration of the Barry McGee retrospective at Berkeley Art Museum (see our review in this week's paper), here's a list of some of our favorite spots for street art in the Bay AreaRead more »

The real McGee

As street artist Twist, he launched a thousand spray cans. But who does Barry McGee's gallery art inspire?

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caitlin@sfbg.com

STREET ART Gone are the days when Barry McGee, or Twist, or Ray Fong, or whatever alias he happened to be painting under at the time, stalked the San Francisco streets throwing up 3-D screws, Clarion Alley stunners, and his much-admired tags. Nowadays, he exhibits in big-deal gallery shows, like his mid-career retrospective that opened to much fanfare at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive on August 24.Read more »

Roseanne vs. mind control

Everyone's favorite sitcom queen may have been high when she decided to run for president -- and she's not apologizing for it

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caitlin@sfbg.com

HERBWISE A world in which everyone waits with bated breath for you to turn the bitch on must be an odd one to live in. But such is — presidential candidate — Roseanne Barr's world, so I am equal parts thrilled and terrified when she reprimands me for going off subject with a question about how she takes her cannabis.Read more »

Where to get laid

....and love and learn and share during Folsom Street Fair week

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culture@sfbg.com

SEX 2012 It's time for some real sex in the city, dear friends, and as usual San Francisco is whipping and chaining things into a frenzy. Here are some select events (including the great Folsom Street Fair itself, which has some great music this year) to get you in the sling of things.

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1,2,3, kinky

SEX ISSUE: New guide to BDSM community is a great primer for SF sex's high season

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caitlin@sfbg.com

SEX 2012 For youse who are considering dipping toes into a pool of liquid latex this weekend, Mollena Williams, co-author of Playing Well With Others: Your Field Guide to Discovering, Exploring and Navigating the Kink, Leather and BDSM Communities (Greenery Press, 312pp, $19.95) and long time player on the Bay Area BSDM scene, has a clarifying statement about making Folsom Street Fair your first kinky sex event.Read more »

An 'A' in XXX

SEX ISSUE: Latex ballers, leather mamas, retro porn posters, erotic art, sex-positive parenting -- our local sex turn-ons in 2012

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SEX 2012 More swinging, less worrying over swing states. While Obama versus Romney rages, stupidly all around us, here we busy ourselves with what's sexy. Books, art, porn stars, leather mamas — here's some of our favorite sex spots in the Bay, today.

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A studied approach

Donald Abrams started examining cannabis at SF General in 1992 -- and thinks the cure to Prohibition lies elsewhere

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caitlin@sfbg.com

HERBWISE In 1992, Donald Abrams was in an Amsterdam hotel room watching the arrest of a volunteer at his hospital, SF General, on TV. 73-year old Mary Jane "Brownie Mary" Rathburn was being taken to jail for providing AIDS patients with THC-infused pastries.Read more »

Central Market Guide*

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