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15 Aug 2017

Maya Angelou, San Francisco’s First African-American Female Streetcar Conductor

By Alex Szoenyi The first African-American to pen a best-selling nonfiction book. The first African-American and first female to read a poem at a Presidential Inauguration. The first African-American female director. It seems that Dr. Maya Angelou was destined for a life of trailblazing firsts. Perhaps the initial, yet most obscure

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10 Aug 2017

SEVEN FOODS TO STUFF YOUR FACE WITH AT OUTSIDE LANDS

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Where else can you watch your favorite band perform while reveling in Ramenburgers and sipping a Hong Kong-Style Boba Milk Tea? This year’s culinary offerings have been specially curated to amplify your Outside Lands experience,

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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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14 Jul 2017

Bucket List for Millennials Before the Coming Apocalypse

The seas are rising, the bees are dying, and Donald Trump is the commander & chief of the most decked out army the world has ever seen. We’re not going to have another free election, the social safety net is unraveling & the brightest minds of our generation are focused

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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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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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29 Jun 2017

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken: The Black-Owned Chicken Joint That Became A National Franchise

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken is taking over the world. Two locations just opened in Los Angeles and there are plans to open the franchise in China and South America. Sorry, folks…it’s not in the

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