Category Archives: Not Necessarily Music

Attack of the Buzzwords: Headache-inducing jargon I actually heard at a social-media conference

By 3 p.m., I was starting to get overwhelmed by the thick gumbo of jargon getting thrown around. Every other phrase out of the panelists’ mouths made my head hurt with the shear meaninglessness of it. Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Damon & The Heathens and some delectably greasy food at the Eat Real Fest in Jack London Square, 09.25.11

We caught just the last few hours of the third annual Eat Real Fest in Jack London Square this afternoon. Wrapping things up on the music stage was Oakland’s own punk ‘n’ funk ensemble, Damon & The Heathens. Hey, how … Continue reading

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Five awesome (yes, I said awesome–what of it?) discoveries at Friday’s Oakland Art Murmur

Honestly, some of the most creative artwork I saw all night was drawn in crayon on the back of paper placemats and taped to the wall at the pizzeria. Continue reading

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San Francisco will make America’s Cup more accessible to fans, organizers emphasize at celebratory City Hall event

For a while on Wednesday afternoon, the Commissioner’s Trophy — presented to the San Francisco Giants for winning the 2010 World Series — was only the second most valuable (and, arguably, prestigious) sporting award inside the walls of San Francisco’s … Continue reading

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