Arts + Culture
It's the last day to vote for your favorite San Francisco charity! For the fast-approaching holidays, we want to give back your favorite do-good organizations in the city. We'll be giving the seven charities with the most votes each $700 plus profiles on 7x7.com with links for readers to give back as well. We'll also profile the charity with the most votes in our February issue as a "Charity You Love."
From Kiva to the La Cocina to Pets Unlimited, over 60 charities were nominated and you can vote for your favorite until Monday, October 11.
Hayes Valley will come alive this Sunday, October 10th from 10 am to 4 pm, with the SF Arts Commission's Passport 2010 event, one of the best ways to experience art in the city. Guests can purchase $25 "passports" (which are gorgeous, custom-designed Moleskine notebooks donated by Chronicle Books), and follow a map to receive artist-designed stamps at various Hayes Valley locations.
Just as news hit that Twitter launched an updated interface, word also broke that the social network's CEO and cofounder Ev Williams stepped down from his current post. Lucky for you, Ev will be joining Biz Stone in a candid conversation hosted by The Commonwealth Club's INFORUM division on Columbus Day to answer all of your most burning questions.
Earlier today, our parking guru David LaBua, author of Finding the Sweet Spot, quizzed you on your Giants game parking knowledge. Here's the quiz answer, plus insanely valuable tips for parking around AT&T Park that you might not want to share with your friends!
How much should you expect to spend on parking if you are going to see the SF Giants?
As children, we are taught to turn the other cheek, but who can deny the visceral thrill of richly deserved revenge, presented in Steven R. Monroe’s I Spit on Your Grave remake as a dish served well past the freezing point?
Anyone familiar with Meir Zarchi’s 1980 original – famously dismissed by Roger Ebert as “a film without a shred of artistic distinction” but hailed by others as a crude testament to feminist fortitude – should recognize the story of Jennifer, the big-city girl beaten and raped by five merciless hillbillies during a retreat in the Louisiana backwoods.