Local Legends

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11 Nov 2015

Conductor of The San Francisco Symphony : Local Legend Michael Tilson Thomas

We were lucky enough to ask the MTT some questions about his life, San Francisco, & the current and future state of classical music. Meet Michael Tilson Thomas, the Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony for more than 20 years, the longest-tenured music director at any major American orchestra.

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10 Nov 2015

The Visionary Behind The Bay Lights : Local Legend Ben Davis

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. That’s why we’re doing a series called Local Legends. This is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate these towns and

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09 Nov 2015

SOULS of San Francisco celebrates 4 years of telling SF’s stories

“Hey there, I’m Dijon, the guy behind SOULS of San Francisco. Even though there were a lot of things I loved about growing up in Atlanta, I always had a desire to come out to California. I was obsessed with movies and Tupac Shakur was an idol. When I finally

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15 Sep 2015

Local Legend Kimberley Chambers Swims from Farallons to San Francisco

We here at BrokeAssStuart.com like to show love to the people who make cities like San Francisco and New York special. The Local Legend series is our chance to hip you to some of the strange, brilliant, and unique folks who populate these towns and give them the character that people from around the world have come to love. Meet history maker & local legend Kimberley Chambers.

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19 Jul 2015

All Over Coffee : Intimate Drawings of San Francisco

Paul Madonna is an artist in San Francisco.  His drawings and words make us think about locations in a different way, a way that is both startling and familiar at the same time. His works are printed in our newspaper, they are sold in our bookstores, and they lay on our coffee tables.  His

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19 Jun 2015

10 Oldest Bars & Taverns in America

Although America may be a younger country as opposed to others our short history is deep. Our love of booze is even deeper. Here are 10 of the oldest pubs in the US thirsty for you to visit. All are still in operation as bars/restaurants. 1) The White Horse Tavern

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11 May 2015

An Artist You Should Know: Joshua Coffy

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet artist Joshua Coffy, the ‘gifting king of San Francisco’ Sometimes a little inspiration is all we need.

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