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    Fall Arts Preview: Late August–September

    Fall Arts Preview: Late August–September

    AUGUST Can You Dig It? – The 60s Through September 9 The Marsh Arts Center 2120 Allston Way Berkeley Written, performed, produced and directed by Don Reed, this show rewinds…

    Neighborhood Visit: Berkeley’s Elmwood District

    Neighborhood Visit: Berkeley’s Elmwood District

    As for San Francisco’s Noe Valley, the Elmwood District in Berkeley seamlessly blends beautiful homes with a village-like commercial area, mostly centered on College Avenue. The stores and restaurants are…

    Acclaimed Mezzo Jamie Barton Talks About Opera, the Castro and Teaching Leatherwork to Boy Scouts

    Acclaimed Mezzo Jamie Barton Talks About Opera, the Castro and Teaching Leatherwork to Boy Scouts

    Recordings of mezzo soprano Jamie Barton have been playing in our San Francisco Bay Times offices of late, as we are mesmerized by this supremely talented and justifiably acclaimed singer.…

    Ann Rostow: Hot Times

    Ann Rostow: Hot Times

    By Ann Rostow– Hot Times Summertime. And the living is easy. (Sing with me!) Fish are jumping. And the cotton is high. Mel and I are heading out for a…

    As California Wildfires Blaze, Organizers of Climate March Hold Press Conference in SF

    As wildfires continue to devastate many parts of California, communities in the Bay Area held a press conference one month ahead of the Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice Mobilization…

    Hate Crimes in California Jump – What We Can Do About It

    Hate Crimes in California Jump – What We Can Do About It

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– June is the month when we celebrate Pride, love and our common humanity. However, this past Pride Month also saw brutal, horrific attacks against members of…

    Vacant Property Tax Would Fund Solutions to Address Homelessness, Illegal Dumping

    Vacant Property Tax Would Fund Solutions to Address Homelessness, Illegal Dumping

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– Oakland—like many Bay Area cities—has been facing rising rates of homelessness, with the counts in our community increasing dramatically in recent years. This…

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Collaboration Business Consulting

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Collaboration Business Consulting

    Collaboration Business Consulting, a certified LGBT Business Enterprise, aims to inspire, educate and empower proactive leaders to achieve breakthrough performance. The company works with CEOs, company executives, leaders and influencers…

    The Evolution of Gay Male Monogamy

    The Evolution of Gay Male Monogamy

    By Tom Moon, MFT– In the years immediately after Stonewall, the new gay liberation movement was primarily about sexual freedom. Sodomy laws criminalized gay sex almost everywhere in the country,…

    Performing Arts Portal Planned for the National AIDS Memorial Grove

    Performing Arts Portal Planned for the National AIDS Memorial Grove

    By Dr. Tim Seelig– Twenty-five years ago, through herculean efforts of San Francisco residents and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, the National AIDS Memorial Grove (NAMG) was established in an area of…