APRIL 2018 • VOL 16.4 • #165

Columns

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Adrienne and I were worried a couple weeks ago as we looked out into the backyard and saw that our lone mighty oak was still bare of leaves, while the neighbor’s tree was already in…Read full article

STAR HUSTLER

  Saturn and Mars are conjunct every couple years to help us make our goals a reality. Saturn helps everyone know how they are most productive and set up for a better future. Mars helps…Read full article

REALITY BITES

BROAD & BANKS I drive past the intersection of Broad and Banks pretty much every day of my life, so I couldn’t help but notice that there are so many new restaurants over there. We’ve…Read full article

DIRT NERD

MONOMANIACAL POLYCULTURE Semantics will take you far in this world. Thinking too hard about what plants should go with which other plants will not. Intercropping, companion planting, polyculture, crop rotation—as a purveyor of fine plants,…Read full article

WRITING FOR TWO

THE NEW “NORMAL” We’ve finally exited what’s called the fourth trimester, and our son is now much more “alert baby” and much less “confused squishy thing.” With this comes a sense of relief that 1)…Read full article

LA RAZA OLVIDADA

LA BORRADURA CULTURAL DEL TRICENTENARIO LA URGENCIA A DECOLONIZAR LA ACADEMIA Y OTRAS INSTITUCIONES Este año marca el tricentenario de Nueva Orleans—una ciudad que ha renacido cientos de veces por guerra, desastres, religión, música y…Read full article

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Features

NOT ONE MORE: REFLECTIONS ON THE NATIONAL WALKOUT MOVEMENT

I was nine years-old when the Sandy Hook massacre occurred, 10 years-old when five people were killed in the Santa Monica College shooting, 11 years-old when four lives were lost at Marysville Pilchuck High School,…Read full article

ROSE WATER & DOG VALIUM: A Q&A WITH BOY HARSHER

I first heard of Boy Harsher through my friend Jane Chardiet’s photo blog (janepain.wordpress.com). Based on Jane’s photos, they struck me as a synth duo—my achilles heel. Boy Harsher’s music is comparable to an ‘80s…Read full article

ROCK IS DEAD. LONG LIVE THE RESIDENTS

Did the San Francisco hippie movement fuel avant garde giants The Residents? Was flower power wilting before their eyes? Was the Summer of Love finally over? Here’s where our heroes begin their journey. Through their…Read full article

FULL COGNITIVE MAKEOVER: A DOLCE AND PROUD/FATHER TOUR DIARY

Proud/Father and Dolce are the solo noise projects of Sebastian Figueroa and myself, respectively. Sebastian has been recording and performing under the name “Proud/Father” since 2009, both as a booker and performer in the glorious…Read full article

FIRST TIME’S THE CHARM: A BUKU 2018 REVIEW

In a town with hundreds of festivals and an abyss of uber-talented musicians and artists, it takes a lot to distinguish oneself, but the curators of BUKU Festival have done just that. Tucked away on…Read full article


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