Arts & Culture


Tue November 22, 2011
Arts & Culture

Sights and Sounds of Central Market: The Warfield

Photo courtesy of the SF Arts Commission

San Francisco’s Central Market neighborhood is the focus of a lot of attention these days. The long rundown area has become a canvas of urban planning: local art and mural projects fill the sidewalks, and big businesses like Twitter have decided to locate there because of generous civic tax breaks.

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Sat November 19, 2011
Arts & Culture

Written on the Dock of the Bay: Saturday, November 19

If your kid comes up to you on Thanksgiving and asks you, "What should I be thankful for? I can't think of anything!" you should say to that child, "Boy (or girl), do I have the book for you!" (especially if you are a character in a commercial). In the book I See Kindness Everywhere, by Lafayette mom Shelley Frost, a little girl says, "When I put on my socks, I see the kindness of people who cut and sewed the material. Thank you, sock makers!" I don't want to ruin the ending, but there's a spiderweb. Hint: Webs of kindness.

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Wed November 16, 2011
Arts & Culture

Illustrator brings figures of Indian myth to life

If you grew up in the US, you’re probably well-acquainted with fairytales in which real animals behave like people; whether it’s pigs, wolves, rabbits or turtles. But in India, children grow up hearing about half-monkey gods and 10-headed demon kings.

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Mon March 14, 2011
City Visions: March 14, 2011

Design, Disability and Social Justice: Berkeley’s Ed Roberts Campus

Host: Joseph Pace

Producer: Susan Britton

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