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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of April 5th-April 12th

Poetry slam, best spots for wildflowers, baseball is back, and kites are just some of the (often free) things you can do in the Bay Area this week!

03/31/2015

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Mexican Museum Set To House Over 18,000 Pieces Of Art In San Francisco Gets Lease Approved

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved a lease in the city’s Yerba Buena neighborhood for The Mexican Museum, expected to house more than 18,000 pieces of art and artifacts from across the Americas.

03/10/2015

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Nude Painting Banned On Facebook Could Trigger Avalanche Of Legal Challenges For Social Media

The painting is good enough for the famed Musee d’Orsay, but it’s too risqué for Facebook, and now after banning a photo of a nude painting of a woman’s crotch, the American company–whose terms of service declare users must sue in Northern California–may still face the first of potentially many lawsuits over how it does business overseas.

03/10/2015

A costume of character Darth Vader from the Star Wars film series is displayed during the presentation of the exhibition "Star Wars Identities" at the Cite du Cinema in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, on February 13, 2014. Divided in 3 major themes "Origins, Influences and Choice" through which are explored 10 components of human identity, the exhibition displays more than 200 original pieces from the archives of Lucas Arts Museum, including models, props, costumes and sketches who built the Star Wars universe created by George Lucas. The exhibition runs through February 15 - June 30, 2014 at the Cite du Cinema, French acclaimed director, producer and screenwriter Luc Besson's vast 170-million-euro ($230-million) "Film City" studio complex.

Oakland Making Bid For George Lucas Museum

San Francisco lost out on the museum last summer when George Lucas moved his plans to Chicago, but the Bay Area Council says Oakland is the perfect city for Lucas’ plans.

03/02/2015

de Young Museum in San Francisco

San Francisco Museum Employees Protest Use Of Thumbprints To Clock In-And-Out Of Work

San Francisco city employees working at the de Young and Legion of Honor museums rallied at City Hall Tuesday to protest use of their thumbprints in biometric authorization, voicing concerns that a cyber hack could irretrievably comprise their personal information.

02/24/2015

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Chicago Sued Over George Lucas’ Lakefront Museum Plan

Opponents of Lucas’ Chicago museum says “This is not the spot you’re looking for”

11/13/2014

Snoopy is spotted in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Peanuts Museum To Recreate ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ Feast Of Popcorn And Toast

A viewing of the cartoon ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ is a holiday tradition for many, but the actual cuisine cooked up by Snoopy and company is certainly not.

11/11/2014

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SF Movie Mogul George Lucas Gives Details On His Chicago Museum

George Lucas is filling in some details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how he settled on Chicago as a location over his hometown of San Francisco.

10/18/2014

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area, Many Free — Week Of September 21st-September 30th

Hiking Yoga combined two sweaty activities in one, 49ers are at home, the Exploratorium has 19 new exhibits, and did you know it’s Fashion Week?

09/17/2014

The goods from Lumpia Cart. (credit: Joanne Boston)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area, Many Free — Week Of August 24th-August 31st

Free music, free things to do with kids, Filipino food, and the Circus are all happening this week.

08/21/2014

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