Going Polar, 19th century style

Last week, many of us in the U.S. were dealing with record low temps as the result of the dreaded Polar Vortex.  The lows in some parts of the country rivaled temps in Antartica.  Crazy. For those of you who are making the best of winter’s [...]

No Date Night For You

I’ve always felt that the strongest marriages are built on miscommunication. Experts disagree, but it’s only through gross amounts of misinterpreted verbal exchange we see one of the party gets left out of plans to have fun and [...]

Curiosity Atlas presents How to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

The world may be teeming with the living dead, but we’re not giving in! Join us at the historic Verdi Club to play and preview our full lineup of workshops coming this fall. The night will feature hands-on demos, live performances, tasty [...]

Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party

What: Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party When: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 8pm–midnight, performances 9pm–midnight Where: 934 Brannan St. (between 8th and 9th) San Francisco, CA 94103 How Much: $10 in advance, $12 at the door, cash bar; get [...]


CHRISTMAS IS . . . WHAT? by Vicki Hinze ‘Tis the season. For too many, the meaning behind the holiday is lost. For them, it is a time of duties—sending Christmas cards, attending school plays, buying gifts (often ones we can’t [...]


  WHAT GIFT CAN I GIVE A WRITER? By Vicki Hinze   A few years ago, I was shopping late for Christmas due to two weeks of flu knocking me to my knees–and I was reminded of Christmases past–and faux pas committed on behalf of well-meaning [...]


10 CHRISTMAS FUN FACTS By Vicki Hinze     Have you ever wondered about some of the things we see and embrace at Christmas? We know that Christmas is the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. That story is familiar to us all, [...]