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2012 Summer Fairs and Festivals

Carnaval, Maker Faire, Eat Real, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Folsom Street Fair ... Our annual comprehensive guide to outdoor and community affairs

10 dishes that’ll bowl you over

April 18, 2012
Check out this week's Feast food and drink supplement for the best in hidden Bay bitesThe bowl, the cradle of sustenance, a definite necessity...

Green shopping guide: 6 earth-conscious fashion outposts

We've been shopping green for a week now -- check out our previous guides to housewares, kid's stuff, gardening resources, and local beautyLet’s face...

Green shopping guide: 7 shops for kids and housewares

April 5, 2012
Children, don't let your parents grow up to throw away aluminum foil. Now that you're a big kid, with attendant home cleaning and offspring-maintaining...

Parks and leaks

GREEN ISSUE: Tiny green urban refuges -- and hot danger underground

Spring fairs and festivals

The Bay's got it all, from garlic to tango fests -- here's your handy, comprehensive guide to big spring happenings

Green Film Fest shorts: Just Do It

March 5, 2012
Activist ire need a jump start? The Green Film Festival takes over Japantown's San Francisco Film Society Cinema now through Wed/7. Go for tidings...

Green Film Fest shorts: The Global Catch

March 2, 2012
Chins up, enviros -- this week there's a slew of movies showing that prove that you're not alone in fighting the good fight. The Green...

Green Film Fest shorts: You’ve Been Trumped

March 2, 2012
Activist ire need a jump start? The Green Film Festival takes over Japantown's San Francisco Film Society Cinema now through Wed/7. Go for tidings...

Green Film Fest shorts: Blood in the Mobile

March 1, 2012
San Francisco is, famously, home to film festivals that wanna make a difference. The Transgender Film Festival, the Anti-Corporate Film Festival, the Bicycle Film...

Liberation, sexy sartorial style: My night at the underwear party

February 15, 2012
When we got there at 10:40 p.m., the underwear party was just getting started. The Knockout isn’t a big place, and it wouldn’t take...

Life after the fall: John Felix Arnold’s post-apocalyptic musical comic book art

February 9, 2012
Artist, illustrator, and graphic designer John Felix Arnold III lived his childhood in movement. His parents were both professional dancers and they kept the family mobile,...

Downtown action: Sex shop Feelmore510 celebrates one year of community pleasure

February 7, 2012
The sex shop Feelmore510 is located on the corner of Oakland's Telegraph and 17th streets, across from an Obama campaign office, in between a...

Headshots for the homeless? Photographer Joe Ramos connects art and social work

January 27, 2012
Images of homelessness are not hard to come by. These scenes are often pathetic, clichéd. In the worst cases, the homeless are portrayed as...