Tribute to African American Jazz Composers

Posted February 22, 2017 by

This Saturday night, Oakland composer and keyboardist Steve McQuarry leads an accomplished group of musicians in a special Black History Month tribute to African American jazz composers at the California Jazz Conservatory. Joining McQuarry are Destiny Muhammad (harp/vocals), Gerald Beckett
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City Delays Slowed Mid-Market’s Retail Progress

Posted February 21, 2017 by

The SF Chronicle’s always astute J.K. Dineen described on February 18 how Mid-Market housing projects took years to get approved despite strong neighborhood support (“Popular Mid-Market housing proposals wait years for OK”). But Mid-Market’s progress was also slowed by city
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Andy Puzder’s Answer to Labor Critics: Blame Our Franchises

Posted February 14, 2017 by Bill Raden

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Wrapup Reviews From The 19th S.F. IndieFest

Posted February 14, 2017 by

Rodrigo Reyes’ drama “Lupe Under The Sun” gives its titular migrant laborer an identity beyond being more than a pair of strong arms.  Lupe lives a near austere life outside his peach-picking job in California’s Central Valley.  It’s a lonely
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