On the opening night of their European tour, Sleater-Kinney proved that their music and message keep getting better, and stronger, with age. Steven Gdula reports from Berlin.
Author: Steven Gdula
Older, wiser, happier, and still every bit the punk, Billy Idol proved that good things can get even better with age in a sold-out show at The Fox Theater in Oakland. Review by Steven Gdula, above photo by Mike Rosati.
The Museum of Broken Relationships collects tokens and stories of broken hearts and individual loss that, when shared, inspire a universal hope that one day the chance to love will come around again.
Seems everybody had a tattoo except for Ed Desautels and his monkey. So, the question is raised: To ink, or not to ink? Thirty years later, he looks back at his decision. Photograph and tattoo art by Bill Stevenson of Have Fun Be Lucky Tattoo in Baltimore, Maryland.
Steven Gdula talks to Bianca Sparta of legendary San Francisco No Wave band Erase Errata about how changes in the Bay Area shaped their band over the course of fifteen years, and even the sound of “Lost Weekend,” their new album. Photo by Luiza Sá Davis.
Steven Gdula attends the opening night of Spandau Ballet’s current world tour and declares that they might just have people calling them the Next Big Thing … thirty-five years after they got that tag the first time. Photographs by Mike Rosati.
Berkeley design studio Montaag’s home espresso machine functions as both a work of art and a caffeine delivery system.
The painter Steve Keene is equal parts artist and action figure.
This photo essay by SAM ZANNINO celebrates the past and present in the words of some of Charm City’s creative stalwarts, including David Koslowski, Bill Stevenson, and Mink Stole.
Years from now, archivists and historians of vinyl sculpture will ruminate on how the engraving that might have accompanied Kevin Gosselin’s “Dead” bust of Frank Kozik could very well have stated: “Stop Whining, Start Designing.”