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15 Feb 2019

New Mural by French Artist, JR, Shows San Francisco at its Best

Guest post by Shawn Saleme Early last year, the well known French artist and photographer JR, who is known around the world for his large scale urban works that address socio-economic and political issues, came to San Francisco to create a “portrait” of the city. Through his photography of individuals,

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03 Aug 2018

Ghost Ship Fire suspects accept their fate; victims’ families seek ways to pay tribute

By Amanda Davis Nearly two years after the devastating Ghost Ship Fire in Oakland, the owner and the creative director of the building finally know what their futures hold. It was announced last month that the two suspects, Derick Almena and Max Harris, plead “no contest” and accepted a deal

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13 Mar 2012

See Keith Haring’s Famous Bathroom Mural– FREE at The Center

Look around you– art is everywhere.  It’s mounted gloriously on the white walls of the museum, in gorgeous sculpture gardens, and displayed on the refrigerators of doting parents.  And sometimes, great art is found in the crapper.  At least if you’re the legendary artist Keith Haring, who painted an awe-inducing,

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29 Sep 2011

Ultimate Everything Bagel at House of Bagels

I love me a good bagel, and if I could get myself up early enough I would probably get one from House of Bagels every single day.  The place makes a pretty bold statement with a colorful mural adorning the storefront, with a painting like that you better be able

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17 Apr 2011

CAMP For FREE – The Clarion Alley Mural Project

If you know your way around The Mission you’ve likely stumbled upon Clarion Alley.  For those who haven’t, this one is for you. The way I understand it Clarion Alley Mural Project was formed by a handful of locals nearly twenty years ago. This post isn’t about the history, though.

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16 Jan 2011

FREE Museum Happenings Tomorrow Courtesy of MLK, Jr.

It goes without saying that we have many things to thank Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for, including, for most of us, a day off work on Monday.  To commemorate the birth of The King and his influence as a leading activist of the Civil Rights Movement, the city has

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