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SF Symphony Musicians Return To Work, Play Free Concert For Children

San Francisco Symphony musicians played their first concert Tuesday since returning from an 18-day strike that ended Sunday.

04/02/2013

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is illuminated with artist Leo Villareal's Bay Lights sculpture on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

‘The Bay Lights’ Officially Unveiled On Bay Bridge

“The Bay Lights,” an $8 million privately funded project created by artist Leo Villareal, will wow visitors near the bridge for at least the next two years. Mayor Ed Lee said an estimated 50 million people in San Francisco and the North and East Bay will eventually see the lights.

03/06/2013

Bay Bridge Lights (credit: Funcheap)

Bay Bridge Light Display Set For Launch; Waterfront Spots Booked Solid

A light sculpture made up of 25,000 LED lights strung along the western span of the Bay Bridge will be turned on Tuesday night after months of preparation.

03/05/2013

Bay Bridge Lights (credit: Funcheap)

‘Bay Lights’ LED Sculpture Set To Illuminate Bay Bridge

Art and technology come together starting Tuesday night on the Bay Bridge as “The Bay Lights” will be officially unveiled. The highly-anticipated display will light up the suspension span for a two-year-run.

03/04/2013

Bandaloop (credit: CBS News)

Modern Dancers Take To The Sky In Oakland

CBS News’ Ben Tracy gets a lesson from some unique Oakland-based performers who do modern dancing on skyscrapers and cliffs, wearing rock-climbing gear…

01/15/2013

Dana King

CBS 5 Bids Farewell To Anchor Dana King

On December 7, 2012, CBS 5 bid farewell to anchor Dana King, who decided to leave broadcasting to concentrate on her art. She works on her sculptures from a studio in Oakland, and you can see her work online at http://www.danakingart.com.

12/07/2012

Honey Boo Boo Turned Trash-Art Masterpiece

Honey Boo Boo Turned Trash-Art Masterpiece

San Francisco Mosaic artist Jason Mecier, has created a “junk portrait” depicting the 7-year-old former beauty pageant queen, using 25 pounds of trash…

11/21/2012

Dove and Olive Works

Great Local Art For Less In The Peninsula

Save money and decorate your home at these local Peninsula stores featuring art and home decor for under $100.

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2012

An image of the proposed art installation on the Bay Bridge (thebaylights.org)

Installation Of Bay Bridge Light Display To Begin Next Month

By next March, the installation will create the appearance of dancing lights on the bridge’s Eastern Span, and organizers say it will likely bring nearly $100 million a year in tourist dollars to the region.

09/18/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Late Painter Kinkade’s Girlfriend Paying $11K Mansion Rent

Thomas Kinkade’s girlfriend is agreeing to pay $11,000 a month to rent the Bay Area mansion where she had lived with the late artist, but his paintings and possessions remain the focus of a bitter estate fight.

09/17/2012

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