Arts and Culture

19 May 2020

From Concerts to Campaigns, San Francisco’s Resident Poster Creator Lil Tuffy

Interview with Lil Tuffy By Derek Tobias To hear the audio version of this interview with Tuffy & Derek visit AusformMag.com, where each week you will hear a new interview with one of the wonderful personalities that make the Bay Area such a unique and magical place.  Lil Tuffy: The story of how

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18 May 2020

San Francisco Retail Shops Reopen Today with Curbside Pickup

While this obviously doesn’t hold the same joy as browsing the stacks for an hour before finally deciding what to buy, it’s a great opportunity to support a local business while we wait for things to more fully open up.

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15 May 2020

All That Glitters: Sutro Tower from Bernal Heights, 2019

All That Glitters is an homage to the dreamers and schemers that make the Bay Area unique. San Francisco artist Kaytea Petro uses a homemade hibiscus ink to illustrate historic photos, lovingly depicting a bygone era. More of her work can be seen at kayteapetro.com or on her Instagram. All

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14 May 2020

SF Art Orgs & Mayor Breed Ask Congress for Aid to the Arts

Mayors across the US, guided by 15 or so San Francisco arts organizations and Mayor London Breed’s office, wrote to Congress this week, asking the Fed to step up it’s support for the arts. The SFS thanks Mayor @LondonBreed, the SF Arts Alliance, & this group of 22 additional mayors

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14 May 2020

Watch ‘Prince & The Revolution: Live’ And Other Rad Livestreams

Dearly beloved…. Prince’s estate is releasing a vintage 1985 Prince & the Revolution concert that will be available all weekend long, a sign o the times as it will be a fundraiser for COVID-19 relief. A whole bunch of your other favorite weekly events and parties are providing online streaming

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12 May 2020

From The Bay to Palestine & Back, How Grand Coffee Became a Mission Staple

East Bay to Palestine, Palestine to San Francisco: How Nabeel Silmi built a coffee staple in the San Francisco Mission.

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11 May 2020

Poor Interpretations of International Signs That Will Make You Giggle

The fire extinguisher sign was what started it all. Standing on a subway platform in Copenhagen, I wondered what the half circle was about. Kinda looked like a taco… We are fortunate to live on a planet with a multitude of different people and cultures. Try as we might, there’s

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11 May 2020

A Goodbye to My Friend Bear Vasquez, The “Double Rainbow Guy”

Bear Vasquez passed away yesterday after a number of years of poor health. Bear was a virtual friend of mine for 5 years. I had first seen him through the Couchsurfing networks and groups of Yosemite, where he lived and then I saw him interviewed on Broke-Ass Stuart’s Kinda Late Show in 2015 and it made me want to meet him even more than I had already as a fellow active couchsurfer. So I contacted him about coming to stay at his place sometime.

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