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05 Dec 2019

The Writers Grotto Celebrates 25 Years in San Francisco

Via – Connie Hale  The Writers Grotto Celebrates 25 Years in San Francisco and Announces New Initiatives for the Next 25 In a city that once stood for art and literature and subversive expression, where it’s become freakishly difficult for all artists to survive, the Writers Grotto remains a champion

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05 Dec 2019

SF’s Queen of Stained Glass: Kerbi Urbanowski

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome or while they are doing so. It’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Meet Kerbi Urbanowksi, a San Franciscan who specializes in creating stained

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05 Dec 2019

SF’s Tuesday Siren Will Just Play Fart Noises Now

The San Francisco Tuesday noon warning siren has been in use since World War II, when the west coast was nervous about an attack from the Imperial Japanese navy and airforce.  San Francisco Bay was a major hub for the US Navy’s Pacific fleet, districts like Treasure Island and Hunters

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05 Dec 2019

SF’s Tuesday noon siren Will Just Play Fart Noises Now

The San Francisco Tuesday noon warning siren has been in use since World War II, when the west coast was nervous about an attack from the Imperial Japanese navy and airforce.  San Francisco Bay was a major hub for the US Navy’s Pacific fleet, districts like Treasure Island and Hunters

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05 Dec 2019

Say Whatever the F*** You Want About Barron Trump

Constitutional Law expert Pamela Karlan spoke to the House Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment-related hearing yesterday. Since then, the country has been thrown into frenzied discussion over her remarks regarding the conduct of the President: Everything I know about our Constitution and its values, and my review of the evidentiary record,

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04 Dec 2019

We Are Enjoying a Golden Age for Magicians in San Francisco

San Francisco is enjoying a Golden Age of magic – there are more live magic shows playing in town than there have been in over 100 years, when Vaudeville brought professional entertainers to town, before the talkies really caught on. In the old days, San Francisco had dozens and dozens

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04 Dec 2019

Thank God for Schlock: Exploitation Films with Christian Financiers

by Xan Holbrook One recurring treat (among many) for the Bill Hicks fan is his theatrical disdain and revulsion for drug prohibition. Such a passionate hatred proved an excellent vehicle to showcase his near mastery of prose and rhetoric. In one of my favorite bits, he inverted the stifled, crusty

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