Artist you should know

04 Feb 2021

Painting Nature on San Francisco Walls : Lindsey Millikan

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.  Most San Franciscans will recognize her work in an instant.  Her large scale murals are on major streets

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28 Jan 2021

Color That Lights Up SF Streets : Kate Tova Artist You Should Know

To escape the gray skies, the soviet facades, and 6-month long Russian winters, she painted with bright, intensely warm colors.   The type of color palette that can light up a dark street corner.

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14 Jan 2021

San Francisco’s Prolific Street Artist : Calamity Fair

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.  If you’ve walked the streets of San Francisco this decade, you most likely will recognize this work.

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17 Dec 2020

The Paintings of Karen Pence

Karen Pence, the wife of soon to be ex-vice president Mike Pence, is a painter.  Back in 2016 she told the Indy Star, that she studied art at Butler, where she majored in teaching and minored in art. “I thought, gosh, ‘I’d like to learn more about art.’ I pulled it out

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12 Nov 2020

The 6 Greatest Bay Area Rappers Of All Time

This article, like all the other great articles written about black music and culture, is written by a white guy who doesn’t make music. In other words, my opinion is ABSOLUTE FACT AND IF YOU DISAGREE… YOU’RE WRONG! This article is also being written during the anniversary month of the

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10 Nov 2020

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival Goes Virtual Amid Pandemic

In spite of the pandemic, the annual San Francisco Transgender Film Festival will go on as scheduled, albeit online. Now in its 22nd year, the event offers trans and gender non-conforming filmmakers a chance to reach a broad audience. This year’s festival runs this Thursday through Sunday. Shawna Virago, artistic

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22 Oct 2020

Salesforce Tower Display to be ‘Blood Red River’ for Halloween

The tallest building in San Francisco is once again lighting up with Halloween spirit.  Light artist Jim Campbell, the creator of the Salesforce Tower’s massive light installation, is projecting ‘ a blood red river’ as the theme for 2020’s Halloween night, a spokeswoman for Campbell told us this week. In

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08 Oct 2020

SF’s 87 Public Monuments & What We Should Do With Them

You have seen them all all around our city, maybe you leaned against one during a walk through Golden Gate Park, or maybe you saw one on the news getting taken down with a crane.  Maybe you meet next one every year at 5:12 a.m. on April 18th, along with

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