Bhi Sharp

Bhi Sharp

Onstage, the SF Bay Area-based musician Bhi Bhiman is a one-man-show, armed with an acoustic guitar, a startling voice, and lyrics that run the gamut from satirical to political to romantic. Critics regularly compare his voice to Richie Havens, Bill Withers, and Nina...
Non-stop Bhangra

Non-stop Bhangra

Folks, I did not come to dance. Armed with a notebook, and a pen, your intrepid reporter was poised at the edge of the crowd ready to observe and faithfully record the proceedings. It was the third Saturday of the month and people were moving their shoulders like...
Samasource

Samasource

It’s a brave person that helms a nascent non-profit in this economic climate, but Samasource, a San Francisco-based company that matches small businesses with skilled workers in developing countries, is in good hands. Samasource was founded in 2008 by Leila Chirayath...

Ghost

The way I remember it I was going to the airport to drop Robbie off. We took the BART in, him carrying the heaviest of his bags out of pride and duty, and me lugging along the rest with resolve. It’s never fun taking public transportation with luggage any larger than...
Yes, We Can

Yes, We Can

We might as well start with Obama. Since his election, a number of my family members have suggested I chuck the idea of being a writer and go into politics, where I can “make a real difference.” Barack Obama has profoundly illustrated how far a person can come if s/he...