Art

LGBT mural burnt in the Mission, SF (Photo: Anna Duckworth)

LGBTQ-Themed Mural In SF’s Mission Repeatedly Defaced—This Time Set On Fire

An LGBTQ-themed mural that went up in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month was defaced Monday night for a third time, when it was set on fire by an unknown arsonist.

06/30/2015

San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF’s Palace Of Fine Arts Turned Into A Gym Or Hotel? Neighbors Concerned Over Cultural Center’s Future

Its giant columns have delighted San Franciscans for 100 years, but now some worry about the Palace of Fine Arts’ future.

06/24/2015

Skyline of Oakland at sunrise (Getty Images)

5 Reasons Why Oakland Is Awesome And Ready For Its Closeup Following Warriors NBA Finals Win

The Golden State Warriors NBA crown is breathing life into a city that has more frequently made national headlines for police brutality protests, high crime rates and blight.

06/18/2015

Mickey Mouse (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Walt Disney’s Little Known Obsession With Salvador Dali Comes To SF, Reveals Mysterious Side Of Disneyland’s Creator

“This will show an angle of Walt Disney that people don’t normally think of — he wasn’t just all about family-friendly stuff,” says filmmaker Ted Nicolaou, the exhibit’s curator. “He wasn’t dark, but he dealt in dreams and fantastical images. He was a man ready to experiment in any way possible.”

06/16/2015

(Photo by John Horsley/Photoshot/Getty Images)

Burner Air Offers To Fly You From SF To Burning Man, Starting At $2,199

Nearly 70,000 people from all over the world expected to attend Burning Man later this summer have a new way to travel to the Nevada desert.

06/09/2015

SFMOMA (credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Construction Worker In Critical Condition After Scaffolding Collapses At SF MOMA

A construction worker is in critical condition after an accident at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art where scaffolding collapsed, causing him to fall down an elevator shaft.

05/29/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 5: The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is illuminated with artist Leo Villareal's Bay Lights sculpture on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next two years (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Bay Lights To Brighten Sky Over San Francisco Bay In Time For Super Bowl Fifty

The Bay Lights that lit up the Bay Bridge went dark in March, but will once again dazzle spectators and football fans flooding into the city for Super Bowl Fifty next year.

04/21/2015

Cover art for the 'Superman' comic book, 1930s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum To Close In June; Searching For New Home After Rent Increase

San Francisco’s only museum devoted to comics, cartoons and animation is closing its doors at the end of June, but not forever.

04/20/2015

Derek Hernandez, an artistic barber in Antioch. (CBS)

Antioch Barber Turns Hair Into Works Of Art

Most people go to the barber shop to get a little off the top. But at Ajja’s in Antioch, what Derek Hernandez is doing is definitely over the top.

04/15/2015

Kiesza (credit: Lokal Legend Records)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area, Week Of April 13th-April 19th

Art, baseball, ballet, and Kiesza — yes, the Bay Area is truly eclectic, and so is this week’s list!

04/13/2015

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