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Newest Mission mural honors lives lost to police and state violence

By Denise Sullivan The corner of 24th and Capp streets was always the gateway to the deep Mission, but now a newly constructed mural – its central figure Amilcar Perez-Lopez, who was killed on Folsom ...

A view from the border: photo exhibit by Tijuana native captures nuance of migrant experience

By Denise Sullivan When San Francisco photojournalist Mabel Jiménez heard the news earlier this year about migrants stuck at the U.S.-Mexico border trying to survive, the first thing she decided to do...

Photos: San Francisco Pride Parade 2019 celebrates Generations of Resistance

One of the oldest and largest LGBTQIA parades in the world, San Francisco Pride Parade celebrated the 2019 theme “Generations of Resistance,” on Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Downtown San Francisco. Over ...

New exhibition by famed muralist Juana Alicia presents a modern take on a classic Mexican folktale

By Denise Sullivan “I’m more known for my color and murals, but I also really love printmaking, lithography and etching,” said artist Juana Alicia. Her recent scratchboard pieces—some of which illustr...

Photos: Carnaval San Francisco 2019

The 41st annual Carnaval San Francisco Grand Parade celebrating the theme of “La Cultura Cura/Culture Heals” was held on Memorial Day Weekend, Sunday, May 26, 2019. The parade kicked off at 9:30...

Photos: The celebration of 168th annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Thousands of people gathered along the streets of San Francisco to watch the 168th annual San Francisco St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Parade with participants dressed in tradit...

Photos: Chinese New Year Parade celebrates the Year of the Pig in San Francisco

Thousands of people gathered along streets of San Francisco to watch the Chinese New Year Parade and celebrate the Year of the Pig on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The celebration included participants...

Oakland muralist committed to painting people and their places

By Denise Sullivan It took four years from start to finish for Daniel Galvez to complete his latest large-scale photorealist mural, “Mack Town Rising,” culminating with three months of steady nine-to-...

Documenting conflict in Myanmar with filmmaker Jeanne Hallacy

By Denise Sullivan Filmmaker and photographer Jeanne Hallacy travels the world screening her human rights films about women and children living in high conflict regions, particularly in Southeast Asia...

Women of the Resistance: Next wave of mujeres muralistas brightens Balmy Alley

By Denise Sullivan “This definitely feels resistant to me, painting these women, working with other women,” said painter Fernanda Parker Vizcaino on a break from working on “Women of the Resistance,” ...

LGBTQ SF PRIDE PARADE 2018

Photographs by Ekevara Kitpowsong The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts CURRENT SF Current SF is an art & culture, feature, and news magazine of the San Francisco Bay Area. C...

National School Walkout Day: SF Bay Area students protest against gun violence

Hundreds of San Francisco Bay Area students walked out of class and gathered in front of San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide school walkout to protest against ...

Thai mourners in San Francisco pay final respects to Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Photo essay: Thai mourners in San Francisco pay final respects to Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej About 1,000 Thai mourners attend a candlelight vigil in front of the San Francisco City ...

About 1,000 Thai mourners attend candlelight vigil in San Francisco to pay their respects to Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

75About 1,000 Thai mourners dressed in black hold candlelight vigil as they gather in front of the San Francisco City Hall to pay their respects to Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Wednesday...

“The Monument Quilt” pops up at CCSF football field to fight against rape culture

This article was originally published in The Guardsman Newspaper Story and photographs by Ekevara Kitpowsong The long, bright, sheer, red scarf with 26 hearts covered Stephanie Chassin’s shoulder and ...

More than a thousand Thais walk across Golden Gate Bridge to honor Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Photographs by Ekevara Kitpowsong More than 1,000 Thai people from San Francisco Bay Area gather together to walk across San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge on Sunday, Dec. 4. 2016  to honor the ...

Trump’s post-election sticky notes cover SF “Wall of Empathy”

Photographs by Ekevara Kitpowsong The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts CURRENT SF Current SF is an art & culture, feature, and news magazine of the San Francisco Bay Area. C...

Dazzling San Francisco Carnaval Parade Wows Thousands in Loving Tribute to Mother Earth

This article was originally published in The Guardsman Newspaper Story and photographs by Ekevara Kitpowsong When the BART train stopped at the 24th and Mission station in the early hours of Sunday mo...

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