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Handful of Salt Launches a Quarterly Print Edition

Deirdre Hawthorne ceramics

Who says print is dead? Regina Connell isn’t listening. The Founder and Editor in Chief of online magazine Handful of Salt is thrilled to be able to bring the magazine into the print world. Covering “the intersection of craft and design,” Handful of Salt will be launching their inaugural quarterly print edition this month, with the drive to offer a unique aesthetic perspective on the modern artisanal movement through features offering behind-the-scene interviews and striking photography.

The Exploratorium's Last Day at the Palace of Fine Arts


More than 40 years ago, the Exploratorium first opened to the public thanks to physicist Frank Oppenheimer, with the hope of transforming the way people thought of science education by turning it into a hands-on experience. Today, the museum has grown too large to fit all of its aspirations into the original location at the Palace of Fine Arts.

This Week's Hottest Events: Last Underground Market, Sketchfest Holiday, and Wintersalt Music Fest

Food + Lit
Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck
A monthly event where foodies, lit enthusiasts, and writers come together to eat, write, and share. Bring a dish to share, and if you are so inclined, a dish that speaks to this month’s theme – a nod to the holidays – appropriately dubbed “Naughty or Nice.” Discover Bay Area-based poet and 2012 Lambda Literary Fellow Nic Alea, who will read from his new chapbook, “All Trees, No Pianos.”
When: 7 – 9 p.m., Tue. 12/18
Where: SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St.

Stage Left: San Francisco’s Theater History

For six whole decades, the Bay Area has been a hotbed for risk-taking theater. This Sunday, filmmaker Austin Forbord’s documentary Stage Left: A Story of Theater in San Francisco premieres on KQED as part of their Emmy Award-winning series Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories. The film raises the curtain on the long history of progressive and experimental theater in the Bay Area with more than 45 interviews (think Robin Williams, Bill Irwin, and Peter Coyote, to name a few) and rare archival performance footage.


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