Arts & Culture

9:09am

Tue July 15, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Mitch Polzak

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The sound you’re hearing now is called Rockabilly Revival, as played by The Royal Deuces. But you won’t be hearing the Royal Deuces this week, so how about settling for their founder, Mitch Polzak?

The Mitch Polzak Show is described as a one-man show with guitar, banjo and jokes. If this sounds intriguing, head to the Forbidden Island tiki lounge in Alameda on Thursday, July 17th.  The fun begins about 8:30pm.

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12:00am

Tue July 15, 2014

3:41pm

Mon July 14, 2014
Arts & Culture

Gay history: there’s more to it than Harvey Milk

Daniel Nicoletta

Gay Pride events take place in June in many communities around this country, and increasingly in other countries as well. The one here in San Francisco was among the first ever organized.

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2:53pm

Mon July 14, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Spot 7.17.14 A Woman, A Writer, A Wit

Anna Holmes
Anna Wolf

  

One with Farai: “A Woman, A Writer, A Wit”  Farai Chideya speaks with New York Times Book Review columnist Anna Holmes, who applies her wit to questions of everything from womanhood, children in New York, and her former job as the editor of Jezebel.com.  From PRI's SoundworksThursday at 5:30pm.

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11:48am

Mon July 14, 2014
Arts & Culture

Today's Local Music: Jacqui Naylor

Thomas Heinser

This voice belongs to Jacqui Naylor of San Francisco. JazzTimes Magazine says Naylor “remains one of the most superbly arresting vocalists around."

Jacqui Naylor will be on stage Friday, July 18th at the SFJazz Center. She’ll be singing songs from her new album, which pays tribute to songwriters ranging from Johnny Mercer to Amy Winehouse. The lights go down about 7:30pm.

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