Printed Populace

Tiny Splendor is the anti-snob resource for artists. The local print collective believes art should be accessible to all, so it offers free artwork…

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Pervy Scarlett

The one-year anniversary of The Booksmith's ingenuous competitive erotic fanfiction series, Shipwreck, tackles Gone With the Wind; six previous winners of the series have…

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Preview: We Are Monsters

Though originally rooted in disco, We Are Monsters has since branched out into darker territory. Case in point is its latest party at Underground…

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Garden Stroll

The Yerba Buena Gardens are painfully charming. The little oasis in the middle of downtown is home to museums, theaters, restaurants and cafes —…

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Compulsive Funny Disorder

Aisha Tyler is funny, and a badass. Known for her stand-up, her recent voicework as Lana on Archer, and a billion other television gigs,…

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Together Again

Choreographers Todd Eckert and Nol Simonse look to physics and group dynamics for their seventh annual Shared Space concert. Eckert premieres Force Field, a…

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Queerly Illustrated

Join some of the Bay Area's leading LGBTQ cartoonists as they coordinate with the Cartoon Art Museum of San Francisco during Pride month to…

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Bills, Bills, Bills

It's been a rough year for San Francisco art galleries. In a city where money seems to speak louder than just about anything else,…

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Best books

Every year since 1931, the California Book Awards have honored exceptional literature produced in the Golden State. A select jury reads hundreds of books…

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Peachy

Wikipedia doesn't always get it right, but in the case of Tom Robbins, “often wildly poetic stories with a strong social and philosophical undercurrent,…

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