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Prêt-a-Pad
Sarah Bray | March 29, 2019

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Originally published in the March issue of San Francisco

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Sappy Sweet
Misty Milioto | March 27, 2019

 

Prolific actor, producer and singer Alan Cumming—best-known for his performances on Broadway, hit TV show The Good Wife, and films including Emma and X2: X-Men United—brings Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs to the Oshman Family JCC...

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Contextual Collection
Misty Milioto | March 26, 2019

 

On view through April 14, Black Refractions: Highlights From the Studio Museum in Harlem lands at Museum of the African Diaspora. This landmark exhibition—the...

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Model Business
Suzanne Ennis | March 26, 2019

 

Maggie Rizer is a big online shopper. The East Bay-based supermodel with many Vogue covers to her credit, AIDS activist and mother of four loathes pushy salespeople, but loves clicking “buy” and having...

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Changing Impressions
Misty Milioto | March 25, 2019

 

The highly anticipated Monet: The Late Years—on view at the de Young Museum Feb. 16 through May 27—will reframe the way connoisseurs view the artist. Widely considered the...

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A Great City Goes to Pot
Carolyne Zinko | March 25, 2019

 

Last April 20, the Waldos and other pot fans celebrated something they thought they’d never see in their lifetimes: legal recreational cannabis in California. The Waldos, as locals know, are the five...

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Magnificent Obsession: Great China
Luke Tsai | March 25, 2019

 

Great China, long a stalwart of regional Chinese cooking in downtown Berkeley, is best known for two things: stellar Peking duck and the finest collection of Burgundies you’ll ever...

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Earth Day is Every Day
Jill Robinson | March 21, 2019

 

Sustainable travel is tricky. The urge to see the world and experience other cultures is real, yet to do so often has a negative impact on the planet. Take a turn in an eco-friendly direction with an easy, green-fueled getaway...

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One Small Step for Woman
Theresa Gonzalez | March 20, 2019

 

Florie Hutchinson is an icon for the digital age. First she took on the red stiletto emoji by proposing the more inclusive, less sexualized ballet flat, which was designed by Aphee Messer and approved by...

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Oasis in the Clouds
Wendy Bowman | March 19, 2019

 

A fully furnished penthouse hitting the market this spring at Jay Paul Company’s 181 Fremont Residences in the so-called East Cut neighborhood is equipped with all the...

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Yasukochi’s Sweet Stop
Luke Tsai | March 19, 2019

 

Long a staple of various “Best of San Francisco” lists, the coffee crunch cake at Yasukochi’s Sweet Stop is a rarity among the city’s iconic foods, in the sense that a surprising number...

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Novel Ideas
Irene Edwards | March 14, 2019

 

It isn't all bad news out there… Across the country, poetry reading is on the rise, and in the Bay Area, where one finds a diverse representation of voices, the literary community is flourishing. Here are the lit picks of local pros....

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