Mission District http://kalw.org en Lost Weekend Video finds new ways to entertain in the digital age http://kalw.org/post/lost-weekend-video-finds-new-ways-entertain-digital-age <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A couple on an evening stroll down Valencia Street comes to a stop outside Lost Weekend Video. They’re peering in through the big front window.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“I wanted to check it out because I haven’t seen a video store in a long time,” says Abel Martinez. “These days I watch a lot of pirated movies.”</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 02:05:28 +0000 Audrey Dilling 40218 at http://kalw.org Lost Weekend Video finds new ways to entertain in the digital age Dance Brigade's "Hemorrhage" despairs over local, global crises http://kalw.org/post/dance-brigades-hemorrhage-despairs-over-local-global-crises <div id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9172" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif; font-size: 14pt; font-style: normal; background-color: transparent;"><p><span class="yiv5112931123main" id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9171"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9170" style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></p><span class="yiv5112931123main" id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9171"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9170" style="font-size: 14pt;">Angered by evictions, Google buses, NSA spying and "climate change"? Eric Jansen's guest on <strong><a href="http://www.outinthebay.org"><em>Out in the Bay</em></a>, 7pm Thursday on KALW</strong>, is Krissy Keefer, artistic director of San Francisco's all-women performance troupe <a href="http://www.dancebrigade.org">Dance Brigade</a>. The company's current production, </span></span><span class="yiv5112931123main" id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9176"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9175" style="font-size: 14pt;"><span class="yiv5112931123main" id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9188"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9187" style="font-size: 14pt;"><a href="http://www.dancebrigade.org/performances/index.html"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9186" style="font-style: italic;">Hemorrhage: An Ablution of Hope &amp; Despair</span></a>, </span></span>uses the Mission District and its eviction epidemic as a backdrop to explore local, regional and world crises – global warming, war, genocide, attacks on women and on San Francisco’s cultural core.<a href="http://www.dancebrigade.org/performances/index.html"><span id="yui_3_13_0_ym1_1_1390969341877_9178" style="font-style: italic;"> Hemorrhag<em>e</em></span><em>: An Ablution of Hope &amp; Despair</em></a>, plays at <a href="http://dancemission.com">Dance Mission Theater</a> through February 8. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 05:20:50 +0000 Eric Jansen 38980 at http://kalw.org Dance Brigade's "Hemorrhage" despairs over local, global crises "The End of San Francisco" -- according to Mattilda http://kalw.org/post/end-san-francisco-according-mattilda <p><a href="http://mattildabernsteinsycamore.com"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></a></p><p><a href="http://mattildabernsteinsycamore.com"><span style="font-size: 14pt;">Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore</span></a><span style="font-size: 14pt;">, the provocative, angry, queer anti-assimilationist writer, is back on <strong>Out in the Bay, 7pm Thursday</strong>, with her latest ... manifesto? Or memoir?&nbsp; (Even though she’s only 40) In<em> <a href="http://mattildabernsteinsycamore.com/endofsanfrancisco.html">The End of San Francisco</a></em>, Mattilda deals with family, incest, gay sex work, the digital ruination of our City by the Bay, political correctness and its stifling effect on activism and even just talking with one another, and much more.<span> Join Mattilda and host </span>Eric Jansen&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt;">for another, in Mattilda’s words, “delicious conversation” about life, struggles, triumphs -- ours and the cities we live in.&nbsp; Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:48:00 +0000 Eric Jansen 26244 at http://kalw.org "The End of San Francisco" -- according to Mattilda The vibrant ‘muralismo’ of San Francisco’s Mission District http://kalw.org/post/vibrant-muralismo-san-francisco-s-mission-district <p>Street art has long been at the heart of San Francisco&rsquo;s Mission District. With its colorful wall murals, it has been called the largest concentration of public painting in the world, embodying culture, passion, and activism. It would be quite a treat if you could see hundreds of the Mission&#39;s murals in one place &ndash; well, now you can.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 00:20:05 +0000 Hana Baba 13960 at http://kalw.org The vibrant ‘muralismo’ of San Francisco’s Mission District Commentary: Hipsters and Latino culture in the Mission http://kalw.org/post/commentary-hipsters-and-latino-culture-mission <p>Living in San Francisco, one becomes familiar with the variety in culture, each one seeming to have its own neighborhood. For Hispanics and Latinos, this neighborhood is the Mission.</p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 00:46:17 +0000 2802 at http://kalw.org Commentary: Hipsters and Latino culture in the Mission