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18 Jul 2017

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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13 Jul 2017

The Best Art Parties, Festivals, and Fairs in San Francisco Right Now

Oh boy! Oh boy!  There’s a bunch of fun, interesting, artsy extravaganzas happening all over San Francisco this July. The next couple weeks are garden parties, world class workshops, world records, opera auditions, and of course music, dancing & costumes all over the place.  It’s time to get out there and mix it up with

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11 Jul 2017

A Night to Help Rocket Dog Rescue

As you may have heard, Pali Boucher, founder of Rocket Dog Rescue, was violently mugged last month. Besides her personal belongings the thieves also got away with all the donations she’d collected at a Rocket Dog fundraiser earlier in the evening. For those unfamiliar, Rocket Dog Rescue is a “San Francisco Bay Area

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07 Jul 2017

WE WANNA SEND YOU TO SEE JAWS! with the SF SYMPHONY

Duuun-dun, Duuun-dun…Dun-dun-dun-dun!!! Have you ever heard what a shark sounds like when it’s played by a world class symphony…LIVE?!  Well you’re in luck!  Movie nights at the SF Symphony are an incredible experience, watching iconic films accompanied by live music is super fun and exhilarating. Watch Steven Spielberg’s action-suspense blockbuster film

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30 Jun 2017

Comparing Trump’s Tweets with the Words of Abraham Lincoln

President Donald Trump and President Abraham Lincoln have a lot in common, they are both presidents, Republicans, and they both have lots of famous quotes attributed to them. But it’s safe to say they may be remembered a bit differently. While Lincoln wrote about preserving the Union, fighting and winning the Civil War, and

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29 Jun 2017

Awesome Movies & Concerts at SF Symphony this Summer

This post and the discounted tickets for BAS readers were made possible by Summer with the SF Symphony concert series.  Incredible shows are happening this July. Amazing music & movie magic at the Symphony this Summer!  The live musical scores and screenings of some of the greatest films every made is an

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27 Jun 2017

The Tech Workers Helping to Unionize Big Tech

By Matthew Gerring If you need more proof that nothing in politics is predictable anymore, look no further than the April 2017 meeting of the Tech Worker’s Coalition — about 35 people, most of them software engineers, many from household-name tech companies in Silicon Valley, sitting in a run-down union hall

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