With the influx of online dating sites and apps, there is not much room left for romance. Many folks find online dating to be efficient and beneficial in landing a mate, but is finding "the one" on the same level as ordering a meal? People can sell themselves as they please, and browse others just as easily. But, this certainly raises the question: Does serendipity even have a place in this fast-paced, instant-gratification world we romantic-types are stuck living in? One San Francisco woman is challenging this modern dating fad by mixing the benefits of online dating with Hollywood-made romance.
Here's an excerpt from a new Veterans Mural being painted in Shannon Alley between Jones and Taylor in the Tenderloin.
"And they can teach us how to make peace with ourselves and each other, so we never have to use violence to resolve conflicts again" - Thich Nhat Hanh.
The de Young Museum and Precita Eyes muralists have teamed up to bring a bit of the Mission to Cultural Encounters: Friday Nights at the de Young. The partnership kicks off this Friday, November 6, starting at 5pm with a free book launch party for Street Art San Francisco: Mission Muralismo, a photographic archive of some of the Mission's most vibrant and notable murals, edited by Annice Jacoby with a foreword by Carlos Santana. The party will feature poetry, music, and a talk given by the book's editor.