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Jun 7, 2023

Woodstock West: The Celebrated ‘Woodstock Nation’ Had Roots in San Jose.

More than 800 significantly sized music festivals happen each summer in America. According to Billboard, 32 million people attend one or more each summer, and festival amenities have improved since the days when Hells Angels guarded stages and attendees peed in buckets. Nowadays there is ample parking, and clean portable...
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May 17, 2023

‘Any Given Bars’ Highlights the Flow of San Jo’

Cold morning air fills Studio X Recording in southwest Oakland, as the film crew begins their setup. Over the...
May 10, 2023

MycoSci Reveals the Magic of Mycelium

Maybe you’ve heard: A mutated form of parasitic mushrooms called cordyceps is converting billions of humans into hyper-scary, hyper-athletic...
Sofa Market
May 3, 2023

SoFA Street Fair Becomes A Multigenerational Celebration

The vibrant multigenerational family event known as the SoFA Street Fair erupted yet again last Sunday, bringing music fans...
Living Colour
May 3, 2023

Music in the Park Brings the Sounds of Summer to Plaza de Cesar Chavez

What started as lunchtime music concerts in 1989 and shortly thereafter moved to evenings continues this summer in San...
Pinky Yun
Apr 26, 2023

San Jose Tattoo Legend Pinky Yun Inspires New Book

Vehicles blaze down San Carlos Street in both directions near San Jose’s midtown. The commotion easily overpowers the whisper...
Spring Reading
Apr 19, 2023

Spring Reading Recommendations from Northern California Authors

After winter’s cyclonic storms and the general dreariness of recent months, it’s high time to light up the advent...

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