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This Week’s Picks: Sept 17-23, 2014

September 17, 2014
WEDNESDAY/17  Multiple Mary and Invisible Jane Flyaway Productions, the aerial dance company that aims to "expose the range and power of female physicality," will use...


Guardian Small Business Award winner took her Pirate Salon clientele to a groovy new spot on Valencia

Spread your wings

CAREERS + ED ISSUE: Six courses to expand your artistic horizons

Spiking the box office

THE YEAR IN FILM: Looking back at a triumphant year for African American films

The Performant: Home is where the art is

December 10, 2013
Valencia Street art space struggles to retain its physical and spiritual existence Sometimes you stumble across places that just feel like home the instant you...

New hope for arts nonprofits

 A few months ago, arts nonprofits CounterPULSE and The Luggage Store faced an uncertain future. New tech neighbors drove their rents sky...

New pilot program helps arts nonprofits find new homes

Just a few months ago arts nonprofits CounterPULSE and The Luggage Store were facing an uncertain future. New tech neighbors drove their rents sky...

The Performant: Alley up!

October 29, 2013
Clarion Alley Block Party still standing strong It’s an age-old paradox of urban living that no matter how much there is to do and...

Best of the Bay 2013: BEST HORROR HOUND DECOR

October 16, 2013
To some, a house full of Alex Pardee visual art would reap naught but disturbed sleep and missed meals. A living dream catcher...

Best of the Bay 2013 Editors Picks: Shopping

SHOPPINGEDITORS PICKSEditors picks are chosen by Guardian editors for special recognition for brightening the Bay Area experience.BEST PLACE TO PARK YOUR CARD Get that...

Feeling Fillmore: 5 stores that make the strip

The Fillmore Street Goodwill, I will tell anyone who listens, is the best in the city. I have a theory about this: Pacific Heights...

Walls of the Internet

From back alleys to Facebook walls: the street art-tech connection is heating up -- and changing SF's street scene

1AM Gallery’s street art app debuts

April 25, 2013
I keep my iPhone slow with all the street art shots I forever shoot and store with it. Where will these photos go, this...

Selector: April 10-16, 2013

WEDNESDAY 10 Vijay Iyer Trio Jazz fans recognize Vijay Iyer as one of the genre's reigning superstar composer-pianists. Iyer lends a bold and dynamic...

The hawk and the rat: Hugh Leeman’s artistic ‘social experiments’

April 3, 2013
The artist talks about his upcoming exhibit, depictions of the homeless, and art-related capitalism If you’ve walked through the Tenderloin, along Market Street, or around...

Mike Shine’s “Flotsam’s Harvest” at White Walls

March 26, 2013
By Molly ChamplainA promise that all our ailments will disappear and our wildest dreams will come true ... for a small price. Or for...

On the Cheap listings

March 19, 2013
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 201960's Go-Go Groove Make-out...

Bay Area muralists trek to Bogotá and Cape Town in the name of water rights

March 6, 2013
The Bay is blessed with street artists who take seriously the responsibility that comes with painting on a surface thousands of people will see...

All the rage

25 years ago, queer activist network ACT UP redefined AIDS, changed politics, and saved lives. Can the rebooted ACT UP/SF mobilize a new generation?

Guerrero gallery bites Zero Graffiti convention

January 31, 2013
"The difference between art and vandalism is permission." So said Dwight Waldo, retired San Bernadino cop, at the Zero Graffiti convention earlier this month...

Are your friends criminals?

Things get weird at the Zero Graffiti International Conference

Mestranda Cigarra kicks ass

She started practicing capoeira when women didn't do that kind of thing — now she runs the show at her own school

The Haight Street Banksy rat is looking for a good home

January 11, 2013
Kerfuffle attended the publication of my Street Seen column on the reappropriated Banksy street art that popped up at Context art fair during Art Basel...