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09 Nov 2017

Cool, Cutty, Art Parties in SF this Weekend

There are dozens of studios, galleries, and art collectives all open and humming within walking distance of each other this weekend.  Checkout the map here.  There also happen to be a lot of art parties this Friday…all happening at once.  It’s what you call one of those ‘good problems’.  Check

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24 Oct 2017

On A Personality Scale of 1 to Trump. What are you?

By Victor Varnado I put people into one of 4 categories. I created these delineations after working for years at my job as a documentary filmmaker and a reality show producer. Part of my duties is to interview all kinds of people. I’ve pulled facts from men cheating on their

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17 Oct 2017

How to Check if Equifax Lost Your Personal Information When They Got Hacked

If you are American and have a credit report, there’s a good chance your personal data was compromised this Spring in the Equifax data breach.   The personal data of 143 Million American consumers was vulnerable, that’s Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and the numbers of some driver’s licenses.  There

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10 Oct 2017

How You Can Help Napa Fire Victims Now

If you’re local, the Sonoma Valley Visitor’s Bureau has a list of hotels offering special rates for evacuees and the Sacramento Bee has a list of ways for local people to help.

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10 Oct 2017

The Best Art Parties, Street Fests & Shows in San Francisco

There is an explosion of fun, artsy events happening in San Francisco this time of year.  5 weekends of art fairs, artist hosted parties, as well as music and literary themed festivals.   It’s October in SF, so it’s time to get out there and mix it up with thousands of artists, makers, movers and

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06 Oct 2017

Ai Weiwei Talks Global Refugee Crisis & New Film in San Francisco

Arguably the most famous artist in the world, Ai has been tireless in promoting his new documentary, Human Flow. Publicity might not be his favorite thing, but he feels so strongly about the forced migration of 65 million refugees around the world, that he is doing what he can to get out the word out.

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12 Sep 2017

The Rise of San Francisco’s ‘Extreme Commuters’

Thanks to hypergentrification and mass displacement, we can now add  ‘extreme commuting’ to the essential lexicon of Bay Area inequality.  And we need to start using it in sentences more often. Because ‘extreme commuting’ helps to define a broken city, where high-paid workers and their wealthy bosses occupy the former homes of displaced SF workers and commute to Silicon Valley via gratis luxury buses that pick them up within blocks of their front door

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