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By Christine on October 18, 2012
On Sunday October 14th, Omar and I had a great afternoon traipsing through North Beach, gathering art stamps from a lineup of celebrated Bay Area artists, and discovering some of the cool local businesses the neighborhood has to offer. Passport is an annual DIY art collecting event benefiting the San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries. Since [...]
By Christine on October 5, 2012
My friend Justin P. Moore is someone you should know about. He is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund his latest project, The Lotus and the Artichoke vegan cookbook. The cookbook focuses on the fusion of culinary styles from East and West and celebrates global traditions as well as new kitchen creativity beyond all [...]
By Christine on October 3, 2012
By Sarah Wenger at OpenSite. Source: CulturalOrganizing.org
By Christine on July 11, 2012
Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP) is an artists’ collective formed in October 1992 by a volunteer collective of six North Mission residents: Aaron Noble, Michael O’Connor, Sebastiana Pastor, Rigo 92, Mary Gail Snyder, and Aracely Soriano. The project creates and facilitates other artists creating murals on Clarion Alley, between Valencia and Mission Streets and surrounding [...]
By Christine on July 11, 2012
Abraaj Capital recently posted this private tour video of the exhibition with curator Nat Muller. Spectral Imprints refers to history, and how it takes us from the past, to the present, and into the future. All of these works deal in one way or another with historical narrative. Hit play to learn more!
By Christine on May 24, 2012
May 20, 2012. This date/event was signaled out by the ancient Maya as a great cosmic event where the earth, sun, moon and Pleiades will aligned! Not only that but we will have a ring of fire Solar Eclipse and the New Moon in gemini! Powerful transformative forces at work. (Source: Mystic Mama) “Pleiades in [...]
By Christine on May 11, 2012
I love a good street fair on a warm and lazy Sunday afternoon. Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Urban Air Market (UAM) at Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley. UAM is inspired by and features fashion forward “green” designers. Held twice per year, UAM featured more than 150 independent designers of men’s, [...]
By Christine on May 9, 2012
Top photos were taken at the de Young cafe, the Japanese Tea Gardens, and the pond by the de Young. The Rose Garden a short walk past the de Young at Park Presido Blvd and Fulton Street.
By Christine on May 4, 2012
Every first Tuesday of the month is Free Museum day in San Francisco. Many of the cities museums offer free entrance to their permanent collection and a reduced rate for special exhibitions. Last month, Omar and I went to the Legion of Honor. The Legion is one of my favorite museums for many reasons. First [...]
By Christine on May 3, 2012
Recently, my very close friend’s mother passed away. She was struggling with an illness, but her passing came on quite suddenly. As she experienced the last hours of this life surrounded by loved ones, I walked to a friend’s apartment, using the time to say some prayers for her to pass to the next world [...]