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30 Top SF Twitter Users To Follow

30 Top SF Twitter Users To Follow

San Francisco is home to Twitter’s headquarters and some of the social network’s most active and interesting users, which makes for a robust list of local Twitter users to follow. The main office for the global short messaging platform is located near the Civic Center,…

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SF Symphony Performs Star Trek, Back To The Future Film Scores Live

SF Symphony Performs Star Trek, Back To The Future Film Scores Live

On July 16 – 20 the San Francisco Symphony will be entering the realm of science fiction as they screen both Star Trek (2009) and Back to the Future with full musical accompaniment. The scores from both films will be completely removed while the full orchestra recreates…

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Puppet Master Wayne White (Pee-Wee’s Playhouse) Ass Kicking Contest Show

Puppet Master Wayne White (Pee-Wee’s Playhouse) Ass Kicking Contest Show

The television show Pee-Wee’s Playhouse is best remembered for its off-brand eccentricity, offering kids of the late 80s a chance to suspend reality along with its somewhat neurotic main character, Pee-Wee, played by actor Paul Reubens. Yet, with atypical characters like Randy, a bullying redheaded…

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Artist Jeremy Mann Hosts Book Release Tonight

Artist Jeremy Mann Hosts Book Release Tonight

San Francisco-based artist Jeremy Mann will be will be present tonight at John Pence Gallery from 6 to 8:30pm for the unveiling of his first hardcover book featuring copies of his full-size artwork. Mann is perhaps best known for painting vivid urban settings on wooden…

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Photos: Exploratorium After Dark RGB

Photos: Exploratorium After Dark RGB

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015. Photos by Domini Dragoone.

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Jet’s Murals Explore Community Building Inspired by Folk Art

Jet’s Murals Explore Community Building Inspired by Folk Art

The vibrant multicolored works of Oakland-based muralist Jet Martinez can be found in the streets of San Francisco and adorning urban edifices around the world. Having spent part of his childhood in Morelos, Mexico, his works take inspiration from Mexico’s rich visual culture and folk art, exploring not only…

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Sound Bites: Songbird Studios’ Whitney Nichole

Sound Bites: Songbird Studios’ Whitney Nichole

Tech savvy and entrepreneurial spirit couldn’t come to mind quicker when profiling the San Francisco type. Singing talent? Probably not. And yet Whitney Nichole, the entrepreneur behind Songbird Studios, thinks otherwise. On June 24th, Nichole is heading to Noe Valley to open a second branch…

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Stories Worth a Thousand Lies: Neil Gaiman

Stories Worth a Thousand Lies: Neil Gaiman

Last Tuesday, a very tightly packed Castro Theatre hosted speaker Neil Gaiman, author of over a hundred short stories and graphic novels, as part of The Long Now Foundation’s series Seminars About Long-term Thinking. In his talk, entitled “How Stories Last”, Gaiman explored the importance of…

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West Coast Craft: Not-to-Miss Vendors

West Coast Craft: Not-to-Miss Vendors

With over 270 artists, designers and craftspeople presenting their unique goods at this weekends West Coast Craft at Fort Mason Center, it might be easy to miss something essential, so we put together a few of our favorites: Jewelry: Spark and Pepper Korea-born, San Francisco-based…

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Photos: SF Design Week Opening Reception at Pier 27

Photos: SF Design Week Opening Reception at Pier 27

Thu Jun 4 at Pier 27. Photos by Gabby Gamboa. See entire gallery

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SF Commits $7 Million to Support the Arts

SF Commits $7 Million to Support the Arts

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a “Shared Prosperity for the Arts Package,” in which the city will contribute $7 million for the next two years to programs supporting the arts. The new funding package includes a $2 million enhancement to the Cultural Equity Endowment…

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Everything Is Terrible! Legends Tour Arrives in SF, Oakland

Everything Is Terrible! Legends Tour Arrives in SF, Oakland

Just when you thought the Internet had killed every obscure pop culture reference happening before Y2K, this video came along to ruin that for you.  This coming Monday, Everything is Terrible! continues its Legends Tour on the West Coast, beginning with (hey-o) San Francisco. Started…

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