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Masks For Dummies Xll

 By I. Smiley G. Calderón | smileygcalderon@gmail.com When summer finally kicked in, I thought for sure this would be it - the highly anticipated end to a somber yearlong saga-series. This series of how brilliant…

Shows Are Back!

By Dave Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com California’s economy officially reopened without restrictions on June 15th. This means an end to mandated social distancing, capacity limits, and masking for those who have received the vaccine. It also…

Adventure Church Pursues the Politics of Gay Erasure

By Jaguar Bennett | jaguarbennett@gmail.com Try to imagine the Tower District without LGBTQIA+ people and their contributions. Without gay people, the Tower District would be missing many of its residents, clubs, restaurants, and other businesses.…

Is This Homegrown?

By Dave Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com In June, the Fresno City Council voted to increase the number of recreational cannabis business licenses it would award from 14 to 21. This increase raised the number of allowable…

OPEN! OPEN! OPEN?

By Dave Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com California’s economy will officially re-open on June 15th. This means doing away with the state-imposed mask restrictions for businesses, as well as the phased re-opening of individual counties. However, while…

Tower Theatre

By Jaguar Bennett | jaguarbennett@gmail.com For 22 weeks, Tower District residents and supporters have demonstrated against the sale of the Tower Theatre to Adventure Church. No one is doing this for fun. The very survival…

Pride 2021: Le Entr’acte

By Dave Fountinelle | dave@fresnoflyer.com Last year was supposed to mark the 30th anniversary of Fresno’s Rainbow Pride Parade and Festival. Fresno Rainbow Pride had initially planned a massive celebratory blowout. It was a journey…