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Notable Passings 2012

Kinkade Art Sales Surge, Santa Clara County Coroner Performs Autopsy

Galleries across the country that specialize in Kinkade’s work are reporting a surge in sales following the popular painter’s death at age 54.

04/09/2012

Notable Passings 2012

Artist Thomas Kinkade Dies In Los Gatos Home

Artist Thomas Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States, died Friday.

04/06/2012

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Get Crafty With Our Top Independent Craft Shops In San Francisco

San Francisco is a mecca for the creative, so it comes as no surprise that the city of color has a variety of craft stores for a community of all ages.

03/13/2012

"Star Wars" Designer Ralph McQuarrie Dead At 82

‘Star Wars’ Designer Ralph McQuarrie Dead At 82

Ralph McQuarrie, the artist whose conceptual paintings were instrumental in designing the landmark “Star Wars” films, has died at age 82…

03/04/2012

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Best Tattoo Parlors In San Francisco

San Francisco is among the nation’s top cities for tattoos, and with roughly seven parlors per 100,000 people, it’s no wonder. Don’t waste time wading through the options.

02/28/2012

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

Artist Envisions Bay Bridge Cables As A Canvas For Light

Fundraising has began for a public art installation that would turn the suspension cables on the Western Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge into a sculpture of light.

02/23/2012

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Bay Area Mom-And-Pop Shops See Boost In Holiday Shopping Season

This holiday season, calls to “shop locally” have been heeded by Bay Area shoppers. Many small retailers are seeing a boost in business.

12/22/2011

Missing Picasso, suspect

Recovered Picasso Goes Back On Display In SF; Thief Sentenced

A New Jersey man who stole a Pablo Picasso drawing from an art gallery near San Francisco’s Union Square was sentenced Monday and will be extradited to New York within the next month to face separate charges there.

11/21/2011

A woman walks near the "Tree of Time", a sculpture (Photo credit by HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Burning Man Festival Gets Under Way

This is the 25th anniversary of Burning Man, a celebration of art, invention and independence. And for the first time, the event, which continues through Saturday…

CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

San Carlos Art & Wine Faire

Bay Area’s Best Fall Art Fairs

Just in time for the Bay Area’s famous Indian Summer, this fall and early winter is packed with a selection of great art festivals and fairs.

CBS San Francisco–08/03/2011

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