The Grateful Dead are a point of focus in this 1967 investigative report by Harry Reasoner.
We go east to west rounding up some notable shows opening this weekend.
Happy people in the Bay Area can leave their granola at home and go watch the best Saturday morning cartoon live this Saturday morning (2/8) as SF Sketchfest brings Jim Dirschberger, Andreas Trolf, and Jay Howell’s rad cartoon back to the city where it was created. More info and tickets here.
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Hilary Pecis to share her favorite place to eat. Hilary is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work is a depiction of landscapes influenced by Internet, television and other media sources. With an interest and focus on the interchangeability of images and the capability to perceive and ignore them, Pecis draws attention to how we are conditioned by the media’s overwhelming supply of information. Continue reading for her answer.
For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Ala Ebtekar to share his favorite place to eat. Ala is a San Francisco-based artist known for his work in painting, drawing and installation, which explore the juncture between history and myth, forging a multi-faceted project that melds Persian mythology, science, philosophy and pop culture. Continue reading for his answer.
A Toast Story by John Gravois
How did toast become the latest artisanal food craze? Ask a trivial question, get a profound, heartbreaking answer.
photo via Food GPS
Richard Colman opens “Gone Tomorrow” at New Image Art in Los Angeles, Tiffany Bozic is at FFDG in San Francisco with “Sense of Wonder,” and a trifecta of solo exhibitions by Adam Wallacavage, Masakatsu Sashie, and Tara McPherson debut at Jonathan Levine Gallery in NYC.
A quick flyer party
How San Francisco’s new entrepreneurial culture is changing the country.
A new mural by Os Gemeos dedicated to JADE, NEKST, and TIE. Look out for another mural by the twins in collaboration with Mark Bode that will go up this week and be ‘publicly’ unveiled during a reception at the Luggage Store on Saturday September 28th.