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18 Jul 2019

Your 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Preview

The ad campaign for the 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) challenges viewers to think about the things that make a film Jewish.  Does it need to focus on Jewish religious issues? Must it be set in Israel? Does the talent in front of or behind the camera need

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16 Jul 2019

Amazon Workers Strike in Minnesota & Around the World

Our Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox. Amazon. The fast-growing, brick and mortar eating, global retail superpower,

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11 Jul 2019

Kate Rhoades : Artist You Should Know

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep the bay a strange and wonderful place.  If you’ve taken a bus lately you may have seen Kate’s work, she’s got a delightful series

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27 Jun 2019

Banned Bird Scooters Sneak Back into San Francisco

Bird, one of the e-scooter companies that were kicked of San Francisco last year for dumping thousands of scooters on SF streets without permission, are slowly sneaking back into the city.  Despite not having permission, they’ve started renting their scooters (by the month) to SF residents (instead of by the

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25 Jun 2019

Crystal Vielula : Artist You Should Know

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet Crystal Vielula, a dynamic and multi-faceted artist whose art often makes you stop and smile.  If

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18 Jun 2019

San Francisco’s Long, Passionate Affair with Carmen

For over 92 years Georges Bizet’s Carmen has carried on a great love affair with San Francisco.  Carmen made her debut with the San Francisco Opera in 1927 at the Civic Auditorium.  Over the decades, she’s continued to sing and seduce her way through some 192 performances in San Francisco,

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11 Jun 2019

Taking a Page from Big Tobacco’s Book: States Are Challenging Opioid Manufacturers

they chose to sell those products even though they fully understood why doing so was dangerous, they all amassed gigantic fortunes because of their deception, and now they all have to pay their debt to society.

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06 Jun 2019

SF Artists, the 2020 Hearts in San Francisco Project is Looking for You

For you Bay Area painters out there, this is a decent opportunity to get your work seen, for a good cause, AND get paid a bit in the process. SF General Hospital Foundation announced today that submissions are now open for the annual ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ public art project,

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