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07 Nov 2017

Hangout with all the Artists & Art in the Mission

The final weekend of ArtSpan’s 2017 Open Studios is upon us, and it’s a doozie.   Mission, Castro, Noe, & Upper Market are all reporting for duty.  There are lots of studios within walking distance, many that contain some of our favorite artists.  This weekend of Open Studios is a real treat.  Thanks

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02 Nov 2017

Gravestones in Dolores Park Pay Homage to Crappy Startups

On Halloween, a startup employee put up an art installation in Dolores Park to honor crappy companies that had gone out of business this year.  The faux gravestones had painfully shitty startups like ‘Juciero’ and ‘Yik Yak’ painted on them, I suppose to remind people how short sighted and useless

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26 Aug 2017

The Anti-Fascist Rallies in San Francisco Today & The Sad Alt-Right Showing at Crissy Field

It was a beautiful day to march around and squash fascist ideology in San Francisco.  While the much touted white supremacists cowered in their hotel rooms and presumably, in their meth labs, San Franciscans rallied and marched all over our city in the name of love, equality, and human rights. There were

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09 Aug 2017

Music Lessons for Everyone in the Heart of San Francisco

San Franciscans are going to find other musicians to jam with, to learn a new instrument, or just to release stress. Last year, CMC served over 2,400 students of all ages, levels and financial backgrounds.

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18 Jul 2017

Another Mission Artist Studio Loses Lease, Art Sell-off to Follow

The artists at Workspace Limited Art Studios have been priced out after 13 years.  Yet another creative space for working artists has been sold to the highest bidder in the Mission.  In the words of the Cultural Space Coalition: “Sadly, this update announces that Sharon and Flora’s studio building is CLOSING! Unfortunately,

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16 May 2017

Discussing Porn & Open Relationships at Dalva

This Weeknighter column originally appeared in 7×7. We were sitting at the short end of the bar last night, Maggie, Summer and I talking about porn and open relationships. The light from the little candles flitted against various surfaces, while some old movie played on the screen above the jukebox.

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23 Feb 2017

Landlord Forces Mural Removed From Rhea’s in the Mission

Animated show Bob’s Burgers was created in the Mission. Artist Sirron Norris was the show’s lead illustrator and now his work is being wiped off the very street that inspired the show.

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