Final Space-making installation

Image of exhibition at the pop-up of the Museum of Craft and Design in Hayes Valley. This space-making piece by Nataly Gattego and Jason Kelly Johnson.

Liszt Concert and Celebration

FRANZ LISZT 200th Birthday Anniversary Concert and Celebration featuring Pianist William Kirkpatrick on our Bosendorfer Imperial grand 1933. Saturday October 22nd Salle Pianos and Events 1632C Market Street (by Zuni) NEW:7 pm European wine tasting sponsored by: The Wine House … Read More

Free Noontime Dance at U.N. Plaza

FREE Noontime Dance at U.N. Plaza Shake a tail feather to Latin and Caribbean beats All classes will take place Tuesdays from 12 – 1:30 p.m. Learn from these master performers and join in on the fun! When: Tuesday, October … Read More

Harvest Market Fair this Saturday

Harvest Market is a benefit fair for the SF LGBT Center.  Local artisans, jewelers, craft folk, and general DIY-ers will be selling their goods and wares at the Center. Here’s what you need to know: Date: Saturday, October 22 Time: 1:30pm … Read More

Cultural Events coming up

Looking for some art and culture in our neighborhood? Two great events are coming up: 13 MODERN COMPOSITIONS ON BACH’S GOLDBERG VARIATIONS WITH PIANIST LARA DOWNES October 14th At Salle Pianos and Events 7pm wine reception , buffet, desserts and … Read More

Book reading by co-authors

Tuesday October 4, 7pm The Green Arcade (1680 Market Street @Gough) is proud to host West Coast book release reading and party Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels And Black Power: Community Organizing In Radical Times, with Co-authors Amy Sonnie And … Read More

Hayes Valley Parklet Party

Mercury Cafe at 201 Octavia is hosting a parklet fund raising party. A parklet is a temporary deck built over two parking spaces. Ours will include a bench, tables, chairs, planters and even a small bike corral. Consider it a small urban park. This … Read More

Hayes Valley’s Historic Hotel and Opera District

By Henry Ostendorf Last week’s demolition of an abandoned warehouse on Market Street uncovered this “3 Kinds – Eat Carnation Mush” billboard at the gateway to Hayes Valley (Market at Franklin Streets). For those who are wondering, “mush” is now … Read More

Craft and Design in a Box

The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) in San Francisco is hosting it popular MakeArt workshops and Speaker Series, presented in conjunction with its third pop-up museum exhibition, “Place Making: Installations at Hayes and Octavia,” on view through October 15, … Read More

Uncovered this week

Image courtesy of Henry Ostendorf An old advertisement on the side of a building at Franklin and Market was uncovered this week.

Independent Artists’ Week – Sept. 5-11

Fillmore District’s 4th Annual Independent Artists’ Week is coming up. Independent Artists’ Week (IAW) is a weeklong celebration dedicated to ensuring that artists, arts organizations, and the businesses that support them have a means to celebrate and network. This week … Read More