THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN examines the life and work of one of the world's most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels have inspired millions to claim their own truth. Jennifer Kroot's documentary about the creator of TALES OF THE CITY moves nimbly between playful and poignant and laugh-out-loud funny. With help from his friends (including Neil Gaiman, Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Sir Ian McKellen and Amy Tan) Maupin offers a disarmingly frank look at the journey that took him from the jungles of Vietnam to the bathhouses of 70's San Francisco to the front line of the American culture war.
This Saturday, some San Francisco families will be bringing a four-mile long hopscotch course to their neighborhood. With their day-long “Hopscotch Your Block” event, the North of Panhandle Neighborhood Association (NOPNA) hopes to chalk the playground game over a 30-block area. NOPNA thinks this will be really fun and a way to help build community, […]
The summer solstice is important to the Burning Man community, as its when the first Burning Man event happened on San Francisco’s Baker some 34 years ago. For this year’s anniversary, Larry: the Burning Man Story, a new film about its Stetson-wearing founder Larry Harvey, will premiere through three live online screenings held in three […]
View this post on Instagram ✊🏽✊🏿✊🏻✊🏾✊🏼 A post shared by Pablo Rochat (@pablo.rochat) on Jun 9, 2020 at 7:39am PDT Amazing what can be made with some gaffers tape, a pair of scissors, and a step ladder. San Francisco Artist Pablo Rochat shows how’s it done. (Nag on the Lake) screengrab via Pablo Rochat
If you want swole arms cut like tree trunks, you start savaging the curl bars. If you want to sculpt a tight, firm core, you have lots of planking and bridges in your future. So what do you do if you want to knock out that double chin? Or put a little added definition into […]
Considering the state of our world, it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise to find lots and lots of people pushed to their breaking point. Anxiety and stress are often constant companions during the best of times. But now, with fear and frustration running rampant, it’s easy to be subsumed by all the distractions and […]
Most of us aren’t constantly beset by poor posture. But all it takes is some subtle misalignment while you’re doing serious hours behind the wheel driving or working away at a desk to do a real number on your back. In fact, most of us are so unaware of the mechanics of good posture that […]