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Reality Bites at the Housing Precipice

Photo by William Wendelman
February 25, 2020

If one, by chance or misfortune, happens upon the Sunset District, draped in its customarily melancholic clouds, how often would the horizon be broken with the height of something new? With ease one would...

A Very Expensive Haystack

Bryan Steven Johnson Bradford, one of the nearly two dozen artists residing at a former nunnery now known as the Convent Arts Collective, relaxes on the roof of the collective while discussing the perks of living at the Convent. The Convent is a two-story arts collective in San Francisco that is home to a variety of artists who explore their creativity through a multitude of mediums including drag queen clothing design which is Johnson Bradford's particular art form. (Niko LaBarbera/Xpress)
February 25, 2019

In the Convent in San Francisco, morning prayers begin well after noon. The two dozen nuns live on two floors, in rooms that flank a main hallway. The confessional is on the ground floor, tucked into the...

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