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Dungeness Crab (oh, happy face!)

The reigning crab of the West Coast, Dungeness are rolling into the Pier in full throttle now in the Bay Area. Although the large crustaceans get their name from the Northern port town of Dungeness, Washington, these hard-shells are very much a San Francisco thing. Swan Oyster Depot doles them out in pure form: cold, cracked and […]

Blek Le Rat

If ever there’s time for self-reflection, it’s a birthday. It’s a time to acknowledge your birth—your very existence. And then, for some, it’s an opportunity to celebrate a self-inflicted rebirth. 60 years ago Xavier Prou, a boy who would later go on to study at one of the finest French art schools, Ecole de Beaux-Arts, […]

GLIDE’s do-good thing

Come get your groove on at The Love Groove, the GLIDE Annual Holiday Jam benefiting GLIDE at the Warfield Theatre. Join this radically inclusive, loving community for a tribute to Nick Ashford with a special appearance by Valerie Simpson and live jam performances by Shelia E., Pete Escovedo, Tom Johnson, POPLYFE, the GLIDE Ensemble, Change Band, and more. glide.org […]

Gertrude Stein

Today, we joined a private tour led by Janet Bishop, Assistant Curator at the SFMOMA, for the exhibition, The Steins Collect. Ms. Bishop’s insights into the collection and stories of the Stein siblings and their lives was intelligent, humorous and captivating. Presented in chronological sequence, the exhibition offers a rare glimpse of life with Leo […]