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Geneva Powerhouse Reborn

The hallway leading to the entrance of the Powerhouse at the Geneva Car Barn on Thursday Feb 5, 2015. Photo by: Emma Chiang
March 18, 2015

Photo by Emma Chiang On the corner of San Jose and Geneva Avenues, there sits an old building. 18 window panes are boarded up with two shades of light blue painted plywood on the side facing a Muni...

Social Sketch: A Creative Gathering for Community

February 17, 2015

Creative gatherings take shape in many different forms, from art exhibitions, workshops, public lectures and readings and so on. For San Francisco-based artists Courtney Cerruti and Mike McConnell...

A new oasis for SF drag

December 12, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MN_0VIOxYI&feature=youtu.be Trannyshack has spent the past twenty years performing in various venues and touring around the world, but this New Year’s Eve, San...

La Cocina gets small businesses cooking

October 31, 2014

When Cristina Avantes moved to San Francisco in 1999, the move was intended to be a change from her everyday life in Sao Paulo, Brazil. “I came to study fundraising and administration for nonprofits,”...

Kicking for change

October 23, 2014

On the basketball court underneath the Interstate 280 overpass, men and women gather on a chilly September evening and introduce themselves twenty minutes before the last practice at Mission Bay Creek...

The Guardians of the Galaxy Far, Far Away

Photo by Michael Leri.
October 13, 2014

I do a lot of nerdy stuff; that much has been established throughout the (almost) twenty-three years of my life. There are a few omissions on my nerd card though. For one, the Star Wars saga. I have not...

My Turtle Buddy

May 17, 2014

Written by Bek Phillips We were the Phillips Entourage. We were the lucky number seven, and all we had was each other. During the days most siblings would go to their respective schools and say...

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