The San Francisco Art Institute on Chestnut Street in San Francisco

Fire on the Mountain

The San Francisco art world sees one more beacon fade. by Max Blue During the time I studied at the San Francisco Art Institute, from 2014 to 2018, I saw vital neighborhood haunts succumb to the rising tide of gentrification throughout the city. The historic jazz club where I tended bar,...
Afton’s love of music started early. “I always thought I had great music taste, and I prided myself on that,” she said with a playful smile. “I loved finding new bands and felt very connected personally to the artists that I listened to growing up.” Afton now looks to establish that same connection with her listeners through her music, actions, and online presence.
Girl walking alone outside, framed by a passenger car window
A conversation about lost voices with author Jacqueline Doyle. In her flash fiction collection, The Missing Girl, Jacqueline Doyle spotlights stories usually relegated to the back pages of newspapers. Her eight disturbing and vivid tales reveal the vulnerability of women to violence in our society. With names like Nola, Cathy,...

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