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American blues musician B.B. King performs December 12, 1989 at the Bercy concert hall in Paris.  AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY   (Photo credit: BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

B.B. King Considered Standing Ovation From Bunch Of ‘Hippies’ In San Francisco A Career Breakthrough

In an anecdote from his autobiography, the late blues legend wrote about being reluctant to play San Francisco’s Fillmore because he didn’t think hippies cared about the blues. They ended up loving him.

05/15/2015

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

(Davis Letona GoFundMe Page)

Memorials Scheduled For 2 Artists Killed In West Oakland Fire Saturday

Memorials have been scheduled this weekend for two artists killed in a fire at a former armory building in West Oakland early last Saturday morning.

03/25/2015

(Pete Fecteau)

WATCH: Hayward Artist Builds Robin Williams’ Portrait With 600 Rubik’s Cubes

A Hayward artist unveiled his stunning tribute to the late actor Robin Williams using 600 re-purposed Rubik’s Cubes.

11/24/2014

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Local Music Venues Are Using New App To Turn Off Cell Phones At Shows

Yondr, a new app is basically looking to keep you from using your phone at all while you’re actually watching an artist onstage.

09/25/2014

Part of the '@Large...' art exhibit on Alcatraz Island by Ai Weiwei. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

Chinese Dissident Artist Unveils Exhibition On Alcatraz Island Spotlighting Crackdowns On Free Speech

An exhibition by a Chinese artist which spotlights government stifling of free speech – and featuring the use of more than one million Lego pieces – was unveiled on Alcatraz Island Wednesday.

09/24/2014

Model Kate Upton (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Leaked Celebrity Nude Photos To Be Featured At Florida Art Exhibit

Hacked photos of famous celebrities will take center stage at an upcoming art exhibit.

09/04/2014

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Con Artists Keep Track Of Victims, Pass Names To Other Scammers In ‘Sucker Lists’

Fall for a scam once and there’s a good chance you’ll be targeted again.

05/12/2014

Lorde

Lorde Announces 2014 Tour Dates With Stop In Oakland

Grammy-Nominated Lorde heads out on a North American tour in the spring of 2014

12/17/2013

Pitbull (credit: Last.FM)

Pitbull To Host American Music Awards

Just before he hits the SAP Center stage for 99.7 [NOW!]’s Triple Ho Show 4.0, rapper Pitbull will host the American Music Awards…

11/05/2013

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