Archive: Summer Guide

Outside Lands
On old maps of San Francisco, the ground that Golden Gate Park was built upon was called the Outside Lands because the desolate sand dunes were outside of SF city limits and jurisdiction until 1866. When Another Planet…

Lollapalooza 2011
Chicagoans tend to be ambivalent about Lollapalooza…. We bristle about the controversial radius clause and bemoan the festival’s overwhelming, sunstroked enormity. (There’s an iPhone App available to help navigate the 30-plus-hour, multi-stage marathon.) But, short of Coachella’s

Cirque Éloize: iD
Like Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Éloize emerges from Montreal, but twists the concept of a circus act into a mind-boggling display of urban acrobatics, dance, music, and lunatic stunts. For iD, director Jeannot Painchot says he

Brave New Voices

Brave New Voices says…
“Brave New Voices was created by Youth Speaks, Inc in 1998 after the inaugural Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam in San Francisco—the first poetry slam dedicated to youth in the nation’s history. Since…

Rivane Neuenschwander: A Day Like Any Other
Brazilian multimedia artist Rivane Neuenschwander… favors interactive exhibits, and this is no exception. Focusing on the past 10 years, she features three installations for this mid-career survey at MAM. The first is “Rain

Pitchfork Music Festival 2011
The early knock against the 2011 Pitchfork Music Festival… was its preponderance of repeat acts, with Animal Collective, Cut Copy, Fleet Foxes, Deerhunter, Kurt Vile, and Destroyer all returning to the annual indie throwdown in Union

FriendsWithYou: Rainbow City
In celebration of the opening of the second section of the High Line Park, FriendsWithYou presents Rainbow City…, a collection of 40 air-filled sculptures filling 16,000 square feet of outdoor space in Chelsea from June to

Rooftop Yoga
Every five minutes, a new yoga studio opens in Brooklyn; especially in Greenpoint. From Bikram to Kripalu and Iyengar, all the choices can become overwhelming, especially when all you want is a little relaxation. Enter GoodYoga…, a