When you think you've seen it all, the East Bay finds a way to surprise you. After a couple of dry weeks upon returning to school, I wasn't sure exactly what to expect when signing up to cover Atlas Obscura's "Through The Looking Glass" event on September 16th at Fairyland — but I was hoping for something good. Atlas Obscura is an American travel website that highlights unique destinations to visit across the United States and around the world.
KALX and the Rickshow Stop are pleased to announce Bardot a Go Go's Bastille Day Bash & 25th Anniversary Party on Friday, July 14. For decades, Bardot a Go Go has been spinning the best in '60s French pop, and this year its founding deejays Brother Grimm, Pink Frankenstein, and Cali Kid will continue the tradition by showcasing the likes of Brigitte Bardot, Serge Gainsbourg, Jacques Dutronc, Francoise Hardy, and many many more, plus other international garage/soul/bubblegum sounds.
Every night out in the BayArea poses the same question: where are the hot queer people going to be? The answer to this last Tuesday, November 21st, was at The Regency Ballroom seeing London-based artist Blaine Muse, known on stage as Shygirl. Despite the 88 mph winds and sleeting rain, the venue was packed wall to wall with gays bedecked in black leather and futuristic shades that would not have been out of place in a Berlin club.
PICTURED: Singer/guitarist/founding member Chris Spencer. PHOTO CREDIT: Cody Cowan
Event Dates: Monday, February 13 & Tuesday, February 14, 2023 - 8:00pm
Review by Ava Bourdeau, photos by Sophia Risin.
On Friday, January 21, the first night of the Homesick Festival took place at the UC Theatre. Boasting a lineup of six artists, attendees were able to enjoy everything from angsty hardcore to soft sadgirl indie.