books

18 Jul 2019

SF ART BOOK FAIR SPOTLIGHT: LEE OF MODLITBOOKS

The 2019 San Francisco Art Book Fair (SFABF) is multi-day festival of artists’ publications. This event is free and open to the public and will feature artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines, printed ephemera, and artists’ multiples.  Learn more about one of this weekend’s exhibitors, Lee Reymore of modlitbooks and his

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16 Jan 2019

We wanna give you Pop Trash: The Amazing Art of Jason Mecier

Artist Jason Mecier creates insanely detailed portraits of celebrities using trash, candy, and other items, crafting sculptural celebrations as beautiful as they are outrageous. Here is Amy Sedaris assembled from her own trash, David Bowie made out of cosmetics and feathers, Snoop Dogg sculpted out of weed, Justin Timberlake and

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04 Dec 2018

WE WANNA GIVE YOU A GIFT BASKET OF BEER, ICE CREAM AND COOKBOOKS!

And some other stuff. Also, some of the items won’t physically be inside the basket. And there may or may not be an actual basket. It’s more of a collection of items that we got together and thought you might like to consume (or re-gift) for Christmas. We’re hoping we’ll put

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26 Apr 2018

Cracking Open A Cold Case: The Golden State Killer and The Legacy of Michelle McNamara

Joseph DeAngelo. If you don’t know that name, you will soon enough. Yesterday, April 25th, 72 year old Joseph DeAngelo was arrested in connection with a cold case that rocked the Bay area for a decade from 1976 to 1986. For a decade, the man known as The Original Night

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22 Feb 2018

9 of the Best Books on San Francisco History

San Francisco is an old, iron safe filled with gold, glory, disaster, and secrets. SFCentric History is a column, by SF writer V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi, that digs in the vaults of local history and shares the sensational people, places, and things that rocked San Francisco. One of the best ways

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13 Dec 2016

An Artist You Should Know: Karla Ortiz

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet artist Karla Ortiz, the concept artist of your nerdy dreams.  If you’re like me (and I know

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19 Oct 2016

We wanna send you a free copy of Barbara Schoichet’s ‘Don’t Think Twice…’

A witty, earthy, vividly written account of twenty-one days of thrills, danger, and healing, DON’T THINK TWICE is not only about Barbara Schoichet’s quixotic quest to reactivate her inner compass and navigate back to her life, but also about what can happen to anyone whose formerly stable life has been

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14 Jul 2016

BEAST Crawl Lit Fest is Almost Here!

There are a few things that I do every day single: brush my teeth, swear and, of course, read. And let me tell you, I read like a mother fucker. I read at least a book a week and have done so since I was in middle school. So when

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