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#CheersYourCoast: Out On the Horizon

As baseball fans who work a block from the ballpark, we were pretty excited when the epic San Francisco vs. Boston series came to town (and CONGRATS BOSTON! - ed. note).

Kernal of Truth Portrays Corn as Art

Yvonne Escalante

Yvonne Escalante has spent a lot of time with corn.

How to Sound Like an Expert at the New David Hockney Exhibit

The de Young Museum opened the doors to its newest exhibition David Hockney A Bigger Exhibition last week (and continuing through January 20, 2014), but before you and your friends go, here is a simple guide on how you can impress all your buddies and sound like a David Hockney expert.

A Visual Nod to the Late Ruth Asawa

This past August, San Francisco lost a priceless treasure. Artist Ruth Asawa—best known for her intricate wire sculptures, bronzes, and public works—passed away, leaving an indelible mark on the art world and local history.

How to Hit the Parking Ticket Trifecta

Dear Parking Guru,

I appreciate all of your insight into the world of parking and have benefited from it immensely since moving to SF.  I want to share my experience with you because I think you and the readers will find it entertaining.  I stopped by the local market this morning to pick up a few things.  I parked just for a second...

Read This: Leslie Cockburn’s “Baghdad Solitaire”

Leslie Cockburn is a woman of many accomplishments (award-winning journalist, documentarian, and mother among them), but she counts fiction writer as the latest addition to the list with the August release of her first novel, Baghdad Solitaire.

Free at Last: 7 Films to Watch This Week

When the lights came up after Steve McQueen's latest film, 12 Years a Slave, I was as anxious as I probably ought to be as a white man watching a film about slavery. Where was the backslapping bonhomie that accompanied Tarantino's runaway hit Django Unchained?

Seven Ways to Celebrate Day of the Dead

After Halloween, we still have something to look forward to: Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. It is a truly unique holiday commemorating, well, the dead.

San Francisco Bike Art Up for Grabs This Weekend

 Last year, hundreds of people packed SOMArts to get their hands on bike art at Artcrank. If you missed that bike poster extravaganza, fear not, you can still get your chain-grease stained fingers on some great bike-y art.

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