Gymkhana in San Francisco

Posted on July 9, 2012 Under Life

Remember The Art of Gymkhana? Well, Ken Block is back– but this time he's on the streets of San Francisco. Oh, my, god. You will not believe this happened. Utilizing a tricked out Ford Fiesta with 0-60 MPH capabilities in…

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Studio Velo

Posted on March 30, 2012 Under Travel

Local bike shops (LBS) are the life-line of the cycling world. When you find a good one, you will have both a resource and a community. Unfortunately, in my experience, a visit to the LBS is something I often dread,…

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Posted on June 4, 2009 Under Life

The folks at All Day Buffet just launched an interesting new venture (and experiment) called By/Association. They're seeking to reinvent the traditional notion of "networking" by enabling substantive interactions and long term relationships to people like you. After you apply…

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Slideluck Potshow

Posted on May 4, 2009 Under Art

Creative submissions have been extended until midnight on Monday for Friday's Slideluck Potshow, a collaborative artistic slideshow presentation and chance for food, drink and conversation sharing at San Francisco's South of Market photography center LeftSpace. Area and international creators alike present thought-provoking creative work…

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City Of Borders

Posted on May 4, 2009 Under Art

After screening at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year, the documentary film "City of Borders"Â about the patrons of Jerusalem's lone gay bar has made its way to the festival currently running in the City by the Bay. Director Yun Suh tells…

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Modern Design Function Exhibition

Posted on April 30, 2009 Under Design

When emerging designers submitted hundreds of furniture pieces to Thursday's Modern Design Function exhibition at San Francisco's Design With Reach, judges from Dwell Magazine and the SF Museum of Modern Art selected not one but three pieces from local applicant…

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San Francisco: Pop-Up Magazine

Posted on April 22, 2009 Under Art

Literature and multimedia-loving San Franciscans will enjoy Wednesday's Pop-Up Magazine, a night of live presentations from contributors to Wired, All Things Considered, Harper's, et al. Award-winning artists and authors on stage at the Brava Theater will include New York Times…

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Desiree Holman: Burqa and Bikinis

Posted on April 16, 2009 Under Art

At first glance, interdisciplinary Oakland-based artist Desirée Holman’s  burqa and bikini wearing women bear little resemblance to the pencil-drawn character wearing a Liza Minelli-esque mask that opens Holman’s website, so much so that you may wonder if they were created by…

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Geoffrey Ellis: Sadkids

Posted on April 15, 2009 Under Art

San Francisco-based photographer Geoffrey Ellis' photo journal blog Sadkids is aptly named: its coverage can be as blue (with posts entitled "Sometimes, progress can suck it" and "Burn Santa burn") as it can be lighthearted and youthful ("Easter valley of…

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Virgance Equinox Event

Posted on April 7, 2009 Under Eco

Today's Equinox Event at San Francisco's 111 Minna will be the most recent SF Beta event and program from Virgance, the for-profit activism campaign management company whose primary tool for encouraging change is online networking. They're the brains behind 1…

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