Tag: San Francisco

Aug 21

Fred Nicolaus to Appear in S.F. Oct. 29

[Translate] Fred Nicolaus, author of the just-released album Golden Suits on the Yep Roc label, will be playing with his group at the Hotel Utah Saloon in San Francisco on Sunday evening Oct. 6.  Save the date and stay tuned for further details. Meanwhile Nicolaus has come out with a new music video that documents …

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Jul 12

Bridge Builders: Photography by Joseph A. Blum

[Translate] I love it when an old friend makes good. Back decades ago when Joe and I and other troublemakers were running from one demonstration to another, we’d never have dreamed that one day Joe would have a gala reception for his work in San Francisco’s City Hall. But it happened July 11. Joe was …

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Sep 17

Happy Birthday to Occupy

[Translate] The wandering minstrels of Occupella, or some of them, gathered this afternoon at a Wells Fargo branch in the Fillmore District of San Francisco.  With the help of several sweet-voiced volunteers, we serenaded the bank’s employees, customers, and passers-by with old standards like Take Me Out of the Big Banks, Pay Up Your Corporate …

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Oct 12

San Francisco 1968-1973

[Translate] (Continued from Simon Fraser) At a distance, San Francisco in late ‘68 still glowed from the “Summer of Love” festival the previous year.  But that glow was like the light that continues to travel in space after its source  burns out.  My friend in San Francisco — the noted Marxist economist James O’Connor — …

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