A neighborhood organization is at odds with gay rights activists over the future of the rainbow gay pride flags in San Francisco’s Castro District.
Today at 3pm (EST), the Senate will be taking a final vote for the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the ban on openly gay military personnel. If the repeal passes, it will then go to the White House. Cross your fingers that the 17-year old ban is finally abolished!
Since 2002 the Frey Norris Gallery has been showcasing some of the best artists in the world, and now they are saying goodbye….at least until February 2011 when they’ll be moving into their fancy new 5,100 square foot Gensler-designed digs in the Yerba Buena Arts District. Like The Jeffersons – they’re moving on up. So go by the Geary Street gallery for the closing party on Saturday, December 18th, 5-8pm, and raise a glass to many more years of good art.
If you see a gaggle of kids singing carols at the various storefronts that line lower 24th Street in the Mission this evening then you ran into Posadas. And, no, I don’t mean Jorge Posada famed Yankees catcher – I’m referring to Las Posadas, a Latin American celebration during the nine days preceding Christmas.
Okay, yes, Fisherman’s Wharf is a tourist trap that any self-respecting San Franciscan avoids at all costs. But you have to admit, it does gets festive down there for the holidays. And tonight the Bay will be filled with thousands of twinkling lights for the annual Holiday Lights and Sights Boat Parade.
Take a look inside Southern Exposure’s current exhibit Boom! featuring many local artists currently working and creating in the SF Bay Area. The show runs until Saturday December 18th so get your butt down there soon!
“Southern Exposure’s juried exhibition has become the premiere showcase of cutting-edge contemporary artwork by promising local talent.
Let’s file this under “Bad Ideas” shall we? SF Gate just ran a piece via AP saying that Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick – you know, the guy who ran a vicious a dog-fighting ring and then went to jail for 18 months – now wants a pet dog. Wait, is that Peta I hear knocking down Vick’s door?
Okay, okay – I had to write that headline. And, no, I am not talking about sketchy public coitus by the 16th Street BART. I’m talking, of course, about the old armory. Now the headquarters of Kink.com. Well, the Wall Street Journal finally caught wind of this illustrious porn haven and decided to pay them a visit. Ben Worthen reports that owner Peter Acworth now plans to turn part of the building into a community center.