Liquor Locker
Aug 3, 2022

The Hidden Street Level History of Lincoln Avenue

On Lincoln Avenue, I went looking for neon history and instead found the ghosts of Slavs and Italians. Predictably, as soon as I escaped Willow Glen, everything became more interesting. The northern stretch of Lincoln, in its janky...
Janice Lee
Aug 3, 2022

Poet Janice Lee Releases New Book, Separation Anxiety

Writer, teacher and shamanic healer Janice Lee works in the realm of paradox.  In her newest book Separation Anxiety, released on August 2nd by Clash Books, the poet aims to “de-center the human, which,” she says, “means de-centering...
Gatsby and Mint.Beats
Aug 3, 2022

San Jose Music Duo Mint.Beats and Gatsby Collaborate on New Album

It all started with a question musician and beat maker mint.beats put on his Instagram story: “Who should I be listening to in the Bay right now?” At least he thinks that was the question.  The curator of...
Jul 29, 2022

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Fiction-writer John Banville tells us, “There are moments when the past has a force so strong it seems one might...
Environmental Impact Report
Santa Clara County planning officials have released the draft Environmental Impact Report for the proposed 403-acre Sargent Ranch quarry project south of Gilroy. The public comment...
David Ligouy
“My grandfather, he was a very humble man,” David Ligouy says. “He was a farmer.”  Ligouy is an electrical engineer. Or, he was, before he quit his...
DJ Diesel
Arguably the tallest EDM DJ in the game, DJ Diesel (aka Shaquille O’Neal) will be melting faces all night Friday at the San Jose Civic. The...
The Lion King
It’s the circle of life—and it’s coming to a theater here in the Bay Area. This coming Wednesday, the long-running Disney musical The Lion King begins...
Steven W. Thrasher
Just as climate change affects the most disempowered demographics across the world in ever-more susceptible degrees, the harm viruses cause is not a question of science...
VCFW 2019 Apple 1s
The ramp up of computer technology leading to our present moment has been so unbelievably fast that it creates a sort of historical whiplash. The digital...
Alanis Morissette
If any album’s 25th anniversary festivities were well-attuned to our current dark times, it’s Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill. Released in 1995, the iconic LP won...
Kamasi Washington
A tenor saxophonist by trade, Kamasi Washington has enchanted audiences with his progressive, improvisational sound, widening the boundaries of jazz music since bursting onto the music...
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