Untergunther cleared over charges from fixing the Panthéon’s clock

The Guardian has good news on the fascinating Untergunther group in Paris: Four members of an underground “cultural guerrilla” movement known as the Untergunther, whose purpose is to restore France’s cultural heritage, were cleared on Friday of breaking into the 18th-century monument… For a year from September 2005, under the nose of the Panthéon’s unsuspecting […]

Berkeley fundraiser for an amazing project – tonight!

As I said last year, I’m taking a year off from Burning Man. I was getting too jaded, bitching about the work of getting there, rather than being giddy about the sights to come. It turns out I have other things I need to attend during the labor day weekend anyway. I figured there would […]

Bologna Ponies at the Technomania Circus

(All photos for this entry are posted here) Saturday night rolled around, and I headed south into Barrio Logan to check out Jimmy & Co (aka Bologna Ponies) play. After their burlesque show appearance in North Park, they had been asked to play at the Technomania Circus. Their punchy-sideshow sound fits well with the circus. […]