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Grown-Up Lessons from YA Novels: The Giver

7x7 interns create hipster book reports for your life-improvement pleasure.

7 Lesser-Known Movies Filmed in San Francisco

From San Francisco classic Bullitt to the depiction of a 1970s Castro district in Milk, seeing a movie that takes place in San Francisco really makes us burst with City pride. Here are 7 San Francisco-based movies you might not have heard of yet, but are sure to make you love SF even more. 

This Week In Live Music: Nas, Charli XCX, & Perfume Genius

After the Treasure Island Music Festival has—at last—come to an end, we at least have a the following primo gigs to look forward to. 

5 Topics Everyone Will Be Discussing Over Brunch

Topics that are sure to go great with your mimosa.

Marc Benioff Ruined Our Commute, But We Love Him Anyway + Bruno Mars!

Not since the Donald took over New York society in the roaring eighties has one man come to dominate a city's life the way Marc Benioff is leaving his mark on San Francisco.

Loma Prieta Earthquake 25 Years Later, & Prepping for the Next One

The 1989 World Series matchup could not have been more ominous. The Oakland Athletics versus the San Francisco Giants. All eyes were on the Bay Area. Minutes before Game 3 of the series aired on ABC, on October 17 at 5:04 p.m., it struck. You could hear sportscaster Al Michaels shout, "I'll tell you what — we're having an earth—" just moments before the signal began to break. Viewers around the world tuning in caught the first moments of the 6.9 tremor that changed the Bay Area forever. 

2014 Hot 20: Leila Janah, the Equalizer

Founder and CEO, Sama Group / age 32

Weekend Guide: America's Great 'Hood, Chuck Palahniuk, House Tours, & More

From a breakdancing competition to dinner in America's greatest 'hood, you have a busy weekend ahead of you. 

The Cinematic Saga of The Warfield

the warfield stage

It’s a bit daunting to stand inside a massive, richly detailed theater when it’s empty. The spiraled balconies appear larger than ever, the busts lining the walls seem to stare, and the room’s grandeur feels entirely overwhelming. To experience the venue during a live show is almost a sensory overload. Therein lies the magic of San Francisco's historic Warfield

7x7 at Litquake 2014: "Travel Misadventures" at The Chapel on October 18th

7x7 Travel Misadventures

In case you haven't noticed, our fair city has been overrun by bibliophiles, which can only mean that we're in the throes of Litquake! We've already waxed poetic about our eight can't-miss events, but we couldn't resist squeezing in a little self-promotion for good measure. 7x7 is again a proud sponsor of Lit Crawl, the facinating and rowdy Litquake finale! Join us at The Chapel Saturday, Oct.

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