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Close to the Bone — and Close to Readers

Twenty years ago, 22 authors assembled at the band shell in Golden Gate Park...

Fusing Imagery, Music and Words

A grand exercise in communion. A daring exploration of identity and beauty through music,...

Public Art That Celebrates Nature

A blade of eelgrass in its bed in the San Francisco Bay is unspectacular....

Speaking to the Times

If you haven't been to the symphony hall lately, you might be surprised to...

Fall Arts Picks

Art, BART, and the WWE Self-taught artist Luis Estrada lives around the corner from the...

A Center of Our Own

Co-founder Joe Hawkins and Vice President Dawn Edwards recently celebrated the second anniversary of...

At Koolfi Creamery, A Queer Indian Immigrant Couple Expresses...

Growing up, Priti Narayanan was constantly surrounded by desserts. "We come from a family tradition...

Nick Dong

Oakland artist Nick Dong unites the joy of commitment and the grief of eternal...

Best Civil Rights Lawyer You May Not Have Heard...

Oscar Grant. Mario Woods. Alex Nieto. When the names of these Black and brown men...

Packing a Whole Lotta Soul Into a Tiny Food...

Bernadine Sewell's restaurant, Pinky & Red's, occupies a small kiosk in UC Berkeley's student...

Oldest School T-Shirt Vendor

"Old School" Copes's van can be seen just about every Saturday across the street...

Champion of Richmond Education

Retired teacher Mike Peritz has been a local educator for more than 50 years,...

Making Whatever’s in Front of Her Interesting

It's no slam to say that Jenny Odell's art is like a colossal yawn....

Believer in Food as a Catalyst for Change

Food entrepreneurship runs in chef Rashad Armstead's blood. His great-grandmother, Sarah Rawls, opened up shop...
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