Arts & Culture

1:48pm

Fri January 13, 2012
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: Friday, January 13

After starring in Black With Project, Heather Donahue went on to grow pot marijuana. And now she's written a book about it.

Friday, January 13

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12:21pm

Thu January 12, 2012
Arts & Culture

David Velasco

Photo courtesy of David Velasco

David Velasco and his friends will play their ambient music at San Francisco’s Dolores Park Cafe tomorrow night (January 13).

1:42pm

Wed January 11, 2012
Arts & Culture

Go Van Gogh

Go Van Gogh
Photo courtesy of Go Van Gogh

The Go Van Gogh music is often called “country music,” which means: while it’s played by Americans, it’s influenced by the music of many countries. They return to Disco Volante in downtown Oakland on Saturday (January 14), starting about 9:30pm. 

5:06pm

Tue January 10, 2012
Arts & Culture

Oakland's soulful natives

Musician Chris Turner returns to his hometown of Oakland after establishing himself as a musician in New York

Musician Chris Turner is an Oakland native, but he’s spent much of the last decade touring the country with a soulful, sophisticated R&B sound. He just recently had his first show in a long time in his hometown.

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3:56pm

Tue January 10, 2012
Arts & Culture

Revisiting the heydey of Jewish American music

Album cover from the Tikva Records store
Julie Caine

In San Francisco, the idea of "pop up" is ubiquitous. Pop-ups are temporary businesses, venues, or events that happen suddenly, in unexpected locations, and only for a short amount of time. There are pop-up bakeries, pop-up restaurants, pop-up magazines. And for a little while last month, housed in an old nail salon, there was Tikva Records, the world's first Jewish pop-up record store.

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