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Book Signing & Screening at the Roxie Theater Explore the Underground World of Film Collectors & Dealers

Book Signing & Screening at the Roxie Theater Explore the Underground World of Film Collectors & Dealers

Classic movie buffs, this film screening and book signing event is for you. Legendary film detective and archivist Jeff Joseph is bringing a one-of-a-kind 90-minute compilation of rare movie clips to the Roxie Theater on Thursday, February 23. The event is in line with his new…

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Historical Society Revisits ’72 Exhibit on the Internment of Japanese Americans & Book ‘Executive Order 9066’

Historical Society Revisits ’72 Exhibit on the Internment of Japanese Americans & Book ‘Executive Order 9066’

The California Historical Society has an upcoming program to celebrate their landmark 1972 exhibition and book of historic photographs, Executive Order 9066. This Thursday’s discussion will include individuals and descendants of those who visited the original exhibit, as well as the curator of the Oakland…

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Taking it Back to the Old School: 12 SF Activity Date Ideas

Taking it Back to the Old School: 12 SF Activity Date Ideas

We live in a technological age where information abounds, with so many opportunities literally at our fingertips. However, sometimes a good old-fashioned outing is the perfect nostalgic change of pace that you’ve been craving. With that in mind, we decided to log off, ditch the traditional…

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Art and Tech Unite at Virtual Reality Festival

Art and Tech Unite at Virtual Reality Festival

It’s hard to think about engineering futuristic worlds without trying to figure out how virtual reality (VR) will fit into this new technological era. And how will virtual reality play a part in art, as we know it? On Saturday, February 18th, ArtandVR: A Futurist…

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5 Free Events Available from the SF Writers Conference

5 Free Events Available from the SF Writers Conference

For all those writers out there who’ll be sticking around on Presidents Day Weekend, consider hitting some of the free writing classes happening in conjunction with this year’s San Francisco Writers Conference. Each year, writers gather from all over to learn from the writing masters,…

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The Mortified Series at the DNA Lounge & Annual ‘Doomed Valentine’s Show 2.10’

The Mortified Series at the DNA Lounge & Annual ‘Doomed Valentine’s Show 2.10’

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and as we know, having been force-fed commercialism since New Year’s Day, that not everyone is so jazzed up about the holiday, particularly those who are single, heartbroken, or too broke to afford expensive flowers and fancy dinners. However, there…

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“Summer of Love” to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

“Summer of Love” to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

The 1960s were a time of uninhibited self-expression, protests against war and greed, and the push for love, peace and compassion for all. On all accounts, it’s not too far off from what the current political climate has many of us rallying around once again….

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Sketchpad Gallery’s ‘My Little Big Friend’ Celebrates Childlike Awe of the Animal Kingdom

Sketchpad Gallery’s ‘My Little Big Friend’ Celebrates Childlike Awe of the Animal Kingdom

There doesn’t seem to be an exact word in the English language for the feeling of intrigue that we feel uniquely towards the animal kingdom; that awe that comes with observing flying birds or four-legged creatures. The way we’re drawn in by both their familiar yet…

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The Edwardian Ball: Two Nights of The Macabre & Whimsical

The Edwardian Ball: Two Nights of The Macabre & Whimsical

Now in its 17th year, the two-evening event at the Regency Ballroom beckons thousands of party-goers to indulge in costumed theatrics and Victorian-era hijinks exploring the life work of author Edward Gorey.  There are few events as grandiose or eccentric as the San Francisco’s annual…

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Recycle, Reuse, Create. The Latest from Recology’s Artist in Residence Program

Recycle, Reuse, Create. The Latest from Recology’s Artist in Residence Program

Artists have been borrowing resources to help formulate their works before there were words to really describe ‘art’ as a concept. These days, the number of objects that are manufactured only later to be discarded rival those found in the natural world. Beginning Friday, January…

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Local Filmmakers Collect Videos for ’73 Days Later’ Trump Documentary

Local Filmmakers Collect Videos for ’73 Days Later’ Trump Documentary

One week from now, business magnate and television personality Donald Trump will be sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States. In the days that follow, the most divisive question still seems to be “how did this happen?” In fact, if you…

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SF Sketchfest 2017 Presents Live Animated Comedy Show ‘Picture This!’ with BoJack Horseman

SF Sketchfest 2017 Presents Live Animated Comedy Show ‘Picture This!’ with BoJack Horseman

Picture This!, a show that redefines how comedy and animation can play together, has prepared a special event for SF Sketchfest 2017. This year Netflix TV series BoJack Horseman takes center stage at Picture This! with a one-night-only live animated anthropomorphic animal-based night of comedy. On Saturday,…

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