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5:30pm

Wed April 22, 2015
Arts & Culture

Meanwhile with Wendy MacNaughton

San Francisco native and graphic journalist Wendy MacNaughton set out to uncover the city's hidden stories in her book, Meanwhile in San Francisco. It’s a collection of drawn portraits of San Francisco residents and their favorite hangouts, including written observations from interviews. 

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9:50am

Thu April 16, 2015
Out in the Bay ~ 4/16/15~ 7pm

Provincetown - The Gayest Little City in the World

Sunset over Provincetown Harbor
Provincetown Tourism Office

  

How did Provincetown, Massachusetts, get to be so "gay, gay, gay," as the Provincetown Business Guild puts it? Let the locals fill you in! 7pm Thursday, hear from the lounge pianist who's been there 50 years, The Fabulous Dyketones founder, the activist-artist who made a dress out of tampon applicators, the town clerk who married 200 couples in one day, and more. You'll hear about Portuguese sailors and innkeepers, fine art history, sand-filled cars, mass same-sex weddings in 2004, the dunes, "the dick dock" and more on this documentary-style romp with Out in the Bay host Eric Jansen, edited by Nora Elmeligy, through what is probably the gayest little city in the world - at least per capita! Airs 7pm Thursday April 16, 2015. 

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4:41pm

Thu April 2, 2015
Arts & Culture

StoryCorps: Two artists fall in love

Jena McRae and David Schwirtz

Jena McRae, a dancer with the Embodiment Project, first met David "Dublin" Schwirtz, a vocalist with the Shotgun Wedding Quintet, during a rehearsal at the Treat Street Social Club. They sat down with StoryCorps and shared a few highlights of how their relationship evolved over time, into love.

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10:40am

Thu April 2, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

One of Mission artist Cindy DeLosa's dioramas
Daniel Mondragón Mission Local

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

California Drought: Governor Orders First-Ever Water Restrictions // SFist 

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5:13pm

Mon February 9, 2015
Arts & Culture

Oree Originol: An artist honors black and brown lives

Artist OREE ORIGINOL's artwork on display on the corner of 24th and Byrant in the Mission.
Todd Whitney

If you have walked the streets of the Bay Area recently -- you might have seen posters featuring the names and faces of Oscar Grant, Renisha McBride, Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin, among others. 

They are plastered across building walls, store windows, and telephone polls by their creator, Oakland based artist Oree Originol. The simple black and white posters are meant to honor the lives of unarmed black and brown people who have who have been killed.

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