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Music, All Shook Down Moment of Truth: The 16 Best Moments at Hiero Day 2015

Moment of Truth: The 16 Best Moments at Hiero Day 2015

Moment of Truth is SF Weekly's hip-hop column by Adrian Spinelli appearing every Tuesday on the All Shook Down blog. Spirits (and temperatures) were high in West Oakland yesterday. The 4th annual Hiero Day festival was the most breathable and best-sounding one…
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Music, All Shook Down How to Get to Hiero Day Without BART

How to Get to Hiero Day Without BART

BART sucks — let's just get that out there right off the bat. But, in the bay, its pretty much all we've got, so the announced closure of the Transbay BART system (between SF and Oakland) throughout Labor Day…
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Music, All Shook Down Moment of Truth: Hiero Day is Hip-Hop Heaven on Labor Day

Moment of Truth: Hiero Day is Hip-Hop Heaven on Labor Day

Oakland's ubiquitous Hieroglyphics crew brings its annual Hiero Day back to West Oakland for its 4th year on Monday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and this year's rendition is bigger and better than ever. Hiero Day has put…
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Music, The Soundman Is Alright: El Rio Vet Frank Gallagher Lives for the Music

The Soundman Is Alright: El Rio Vet Frank Gallagher Lives for the Music

"President, Sound Engineer, and Bad Tempered Old Bastard," is the title on Frank Gallagher's business card. But the surliness there and on the card's slogan — "Intimidating musicians since 1975" — is contradicted somewhat by the man's demeanor, as well…
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Film, "Labor Day": This Drifter Is Your New Daddy!

"Labor Day": This Drifter Is Your New Daddy!

Baking a peach pie is the key to a woman's heart — and a boy's coming-of-age — in Labor Day, a howlingly embarrassing misfire about a 1987 holiday-weekend hostage crisis. Divorced New England shut-in Adele (Kate Winslet) and her son…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Video of the Day: Lessons on Labor Day

Video of the Day: Lessons on Labor Day

Americans find a way to make most boring holidays more exciting than they actually are with some combination of booze, floats, and fireworks -- and sometimes even wiener dogs races. Most of us then proceed to forget what the holiday…
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News, The Snitch Labor Day Traffic Forecast: Your Roadtrip Won't Be <i>That</i> Congested

Labor Day Traffic Forecast: Your Roadtrip Won't Be That Congested

If ever there was a silver lining to high gas prices, this just might be it: no traffic. Well, okay, that might be hyperbolic, but we can at least assure you that this Labor Day weekend the roads won't be…
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Calendar, Night&Day Fire in the Sky

Fire in the Sky

Call us old-world traditionalists, but we believe New Year's Eve should be about romance. There are packs of people in this big small town who think it's All That to visit the desert around Labor Day, drop acid, and fall…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist To Wear or Not to Wear: Are Whites After Labor Day Okay?

To Wear or Not to Wear: Are Whites After Labor Day Okay?

Labor Day always causes fashion confusion. All our grandmas have always told us not to wear white after Labor Day, but the story changes slightly depending on the grandma. Mine, for instance, believed the rule was no white shoes after…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist See Y'all Tuesday...

See Y'all Tuesday...

Let's apply a bit of right-wing logic to Labor Day. First, it's a federal holiday that recognizes people in the work force. Second, it probably came about because of unions, which once were a powerful force in our proud nation.…
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News, The Snitch Hey Drunkards, Call a Cab This Weekend

Hey Drunkards, Call a Cab This Weekend

Don't say you haven't been warned. San Francisco police are kind enough to tell us not only that they will hold a DUI checkpoint Saturday night, but where it is. So if you are out boozing to celebrate the holiday…
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News, The Snitch Your Top-10 Labor-Related Things To Do on Labor Day

Your Top-10 Labor-Related Things To Do on Labor Day

The inaugural Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 1882 in New York City. The prevailing wage at the time was a penny a century and Americans' favorite pastimes included hopscotch, dying of cholera, and sea chanteys. Much…
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Calendar, Night&Day Feed the World

Feed the World

This Labor Day, more than 220 Eat-In potlucks take place nationwide to support Slow Food USA’s Time for Lunch Campaign, which hopes to put better food in the mouths of our country’s schoolkids. Given that, of late, our city’s zeitgeist…
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News, The Snitch 24 Hour BART Means Vomit, Systemic Hangover

24 Hour BART Means Vomit, Systemic Hangover

Why BART isn’t an all-day affair – and what might life be like if it were? By Joe Eskenazi Paul Stanard levels his glasses and then he levels a perfect pour of Delirium Tremens in a spiffy little…
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