Central Market http://kalw.org en [freespace]: a temporary space for lasting change http://kalw.org/post/freespace-temporary-space-lasting-change <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a small room, inside a former sewing machine factory in the mid-Market district of San Francisco, Mitsuru Muraki is jamming on some unconventional percussion instruments: two round glass vases and a couple of pencils. He and another musician named Gabe Stern are writing a song together. As Muraki moves on to drumming on a metal bucket, a tall, dreadlocked young man pokes his head in the door.</span></p><p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:51:04 +0000 Jen Chien 30615 at http://kalw.org [freespace]: a temporary space for lasting change Utopia on Market Street? A San Francisco art exhibit explores the possibilities http://kalw.org/post/utopia-market-street-san-francisco-art-exhibit-explores-possibilities <p>There&rsquo;s talk that we&rsquo;re in the midst of a <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/05/us/san-francisco-tech-boom-brings-jobs-and-worries.html?_r=1">second tech boom</a> in San Francisco. Twitter is opening its new headquarters in the Central Market district and residents are buzzing about what&rsquo;s to come. Mayor Ed Lee has been courting start-ups since he came into office, hoping they&rsquo;ll bring thousands of new jobs to the city. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 23:59:44 +0000 Martina Castro 11768 at http://kalw.org Utopia on Market Street? A San Francisco art exhibit explores the possibilities