In: Arts & Culture

Caffeinated Culture: Ethiopian Tradition in a Cup of Coffee

By: Arash Malekzadeh It was in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, where five-year-old Alex Assefa had his first sip….

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Bantering Bouffons

By: Brandy Miceli Forty minutes before showtime, the Naked Empire Bouffons were backstage at PianoFight, a bar in the Tenderloin, preparing…

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Can’t Drag Me Down

By: Rachel Sison She’s been performing for 35 years and she’s not worried about stopping in the middle of a performance…

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Home Remedy

Cole Emde, the master brewer at Black Sands Brewery on Haight Street in San Francisco, pours himself a pale ale that…

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Inside the ‘Women Are Perfect’ Artist

Muralist Jessica Sabogal poses for a portrait in her studio behind La Galeria de Raza in San Francisco’s Mission District Thursday,…

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SF’s Man Meat

Baloney actor, Alex Steinhaus, reaches out to grab the audience’s raised hands during the finale, at Oasis in San Francisco, Saturday…

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Reduce, Reuse, Restyle

Hair stylist Lexi Hernandez prepares model Kelsey Hernandez’s hair before the San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week Green Glam Fashion Show in…

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Guitars Not Guns: The sound of change

Guitars Not Guns (GNG) is an international, non-profit organization that has been around for quite some time. Founded by foster parents Ray and Louise Nelson in 1992, the volunteer based program, was recognized by the federal government as an official nonprofit in 2000. Its mission is to provide guitars and lessons to foster kids, at risk youth, and other deserving children in a classroom setting with qualified teachers. No child is turned away for lack of funds, and they also specify that they are not anti-gun, they are anti-gun violence.

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SF Ballet Review: Romeo & Juliet

The San Francisco Ballet ended its 2015 repertory season with the romantic story of Romeo and Juliet.

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Food Passport: Waraku

Waraku, the ramen joint run by Shabuway and Men Oh owners, Eiichi Mochizuki and Koji Kikura, is quaint and cozy. Despite its simple aesthetic it really speaks to the idea that good things, or food in this case, are found in the smallest places.

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Eco-friendly Fashion: How Sustainability has become Mainstream

Shopping eco-friendly is becoming extremely popular amongst consumers and those who work, and breathe, for sustainable companies. Will sustainable clothing ever be truly mainstream? Let’s keep our fingers crossed.

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Smuin ballet debuts at Yerba Buena Center

The showcases range from contemporary and classical ballet to jazz.

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