Ribbon Around A Bomb

Femme Avant-core

Arts Bombast: 13 Questions for Alison Blickle

Alison Blickle‘s current show at the Eleanor Harwood will transport you from the mindless drudgery of your sad-sack life to a mysterious place outside of time and space. It’s mystical, … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 3 Comments

Arts Bombast: Picture This at the SFPL

[Mission: Mission High School, ca. 1946.] Saturday (aka the day that I did ALL the things) I had a chance to visit our fine city’s Public Library. For any bibliophobes … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 3 Comments

San Francisco: Anarchist Book Fair

It’s this weekend. Inside the epic Kink.com building, no less. (I’ve always wanted to go there! Under non-porn-related circumstances, obvs.) “Each year, the book fair brings together over 75 radical … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Noisegasm: Sweat Lodge

On Wednesday night I went to this show: Sweat Lodge is a super legit (fairly recently formed) noisy-nineties-nerdrock act from our very own San Francisco. Obviously, they’re not actually from … Continue reading

December 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Mood For… Dia de los Muertos

Happy Day of the Dead, folks. Please respectful of this beautiful cultural and religious holiday and remember that it is NOT Halloween. Procession and Festival of Altars starts in the … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

RAB Radio #20: Refusing to Be a Man

Every Saturday night, I DJ a radio show of all female-fronted punk, post-punk, no wave, garage rock… that kind of thing. In this installment of Ribbon Around a Bomb Radio, … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 5 Comments

RAB Radio #19: Where Next, Columbus?

DJ Ashtray and I spin female fronted punk from around the world between ear-killing mic feedback, rants about Columbus, and self-defense tips for women. Stream or download the whole damn … Continue reading

October 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: 24th St. McDonald’s “Pop Up” Gallery

Confession: As a self-proclaimed “caffiend” who lives in a city with endless opportunities to drink DAMN FINE coffee (shout out to Coffee Bar on Bryant), sometimes, I decide to save … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: The Thing Quarterly

Subscribers of San Francisco’s “object-based publication” The Thing Quarterly receive a new issue of the “periodical” at their doorstep 4 times a year. The periodical, as it happens, is actually … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

San Francisco: The Deaf Club

It’s time for a history lesson, kids. The Deaf Club was a punk venue founded in SF’s Mission District (right there on 16th and Valencia by the Roxie!) in 1978. … Continue reading

June 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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