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The Cartoon Art Museum is Back in Full Force: Expanded Programming & Guest Speaker Nick Park (Early Man, Wallace & Gromit)

The Cartoon Art Museum is Back in Full Force: Expanded Programming & Guest Speaker Nick Park (Early Man, Wallace & Gromit)

Most major cities have a modern art museum, but it’s not a given that they will also have a Cartoon Art Museum. San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum is a rare gem that, after three years without a permanent home, has now hit the ground running…

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The Upcoming Women’s March: Uniting Across the Bay Area & Beyond

The Upcoming Women’s March: Uniting Across the Bay Area & Beyond

Last year’s Women’s March on January 21, 2017 was bigger than anyone could have expected, followed by a year none of us could have predicted. Victories in women’s rights, both big and small, were seen throughout the world in 2017, and the #MeToo movement echoed throughout…

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Hashimoto Contemporary Gets a Movie Store Makeover for ‘Babel Video’ Solo Show by Woodrow White

Hashimoto Contemporary Gets a Movie Store Makeover for ‘Babel Video’ Solo Show by Woodrow White

Hashimoto Contemporary is getting an unusual revamp by Bay Area artist and illustrator Woodrow White this Saturday. The gallery space is being transformed into a video-rental store, complete with hand-painted DVDs and large-scale movie posters from the artist’s created universe of fictitious films. While the…

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San Francisco’s Legacy Business List: Historical & Cultural Hot Spots That Were Added in 2017

San Francisco’s Legacy Business List: Historical & Cultural Hot Spots That Were Added in 2017

The Legacy Business list first became a thing in 2016 with 9 recipients gaining that title and its protections. In 2017, over 50 businesses that were considered of historical and/or cultural relevance were added to the list. While the list isn’t exactly a guarantee of survival…

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The New Iconic Heart Sculptures are Here! Bay Area Artists Team Up with SF General Hospital for Annual Fundraiser

The New Iconic Heart Sculptures are Here! Bay Area Artists Team Up with SF General Hospital for Annual Fundraiser

The San Francisco General Hospital Foundation has revealed 32 new heart sculptures for its 2018 Hearts in San Francisco series, which serves as a major fundraiser for the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG). As stated by the foundation, “All proceeds benefiting life-enhancing programs…

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One Year After the Ghost Ship Tragedy, Music as a Unifying Force, Tribute Record Release

One Year After the Ghost Ship Tragedy, Music as a Unifying Force, Tribute Record Release

It’s hard to believe that December 2nd marks one year since the Ghost Ship Fire in Oakland. Among the 36 victims, many were part of various arts and music subcultures. Art and music has been a key part of both the mourning and healing process….

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Win ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Opening Night Movie Tickets & Super7 Prize Pack

Win ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Opening Night Movie Tickets & Super7 Prize Pack

Enter below for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi in 3D the day before opening night, Thursday, December 14! Also included, is a prize pack of Star Wars goodies from Super7, an internationally recognized and locally-based company specializing in unique collector…

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Academy Award Winner & ‘Star Wars’ Model Maker Lorne Peterson Hosts Series at Exploratorium

Academy Award Winner & ‘Star Wars’ Model Maker Lorne Peterson Hosts Series at Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is introducing a new “Made for Movies” series with visual effects wizard Lorne Peterson. Peterson is an Academy Award-winning artist best-known for his work as a modeler for Industrial Light & Magic (ILM). He was originally hired by George Lucas back in 1975 and has…

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Beyond the Pumpkin Spice: 7 Holiday Arts & Craft Fairs that Take DIY to the Next Level

Beyond the Pumpkin Spice: 7 Holiday Arts & Craft Fairs that Take DIY to the Next Level

In the San Francisco Bay Area, there is always a DIY opportunity or a clever crafty thing to buy. But in November and December, when craft fair season is in full swing, things are guaranteed to go next-level. Here is our list of not-to-be-missed spots to find…

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SFist, Gothamist & DNAinfo Shut Down, Years of Archived Articles Unavailable

SFist, Gothamist & DNAinfo Shut Down, Years of Archived Articles Unavailable

Joe Ricketts, CEO of DNAinfo and Gothamist (which includes SFist), announced they would be shutting down. The news came after a short-lived victory last week when the staff had unionized. While Ricketts maintains that this was a financially motivated decision, the sites were scrubbed clean making it next to…

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Sketchpad Gallery & the Bruce Lee Foundation Present an Art Show Inspired by the Iconic Martial Arts Master

Sketchpad Gallery & the Bruce Lee Foundation Present an Art Show Inspired by the Iconic Martial Arts Master

San Francisco’s Sketchpad Gallery has teamed up with the Bruce Lee Foundation to present Spirit of the Dragon, a Bruce Lee tribute art show. Bruce Lee is a widely-known pop culture icon but the reason why he is so near-and-dear to so many goes way past…

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SF Public Library Users Now Have Access to 30,000 Films via ‘Kanopy’ Streaming Video Platform

SF Public Library Users Now Have Access to 30,000 Films via ‘Kanopy’ Streaming Video Platform

  Just when you thought you’ve exhausted your Netflix list, for reals this time, there’s a whole other on-demand video platform to indulge in…free of charge to SF Public Library card members. Kanopy’s curated collection of more than 30,000 films, including movies and documentaries from award-winning filmmakers,…

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