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  1. That First Paycheck Is An Exciting Moment ... And A Teachable OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | KQED

    Walking to work in the Mission District of San Francisco, John Luna noticed a pattern. Just after the first and the 15th of the month, he says, he saw long lines of people.

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  2. That First Paycheck Is An Exciting Moment ... And A Teachable OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | KQED

    Walking to work in the Mission District of San Francisco, John Luna noticed a pattern. Just after the first and the 15th of the month, he says, he saw long lines of people.

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  3. Artful Dodger: Jump Joyfully into July Art HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | KQED

    It's not all barbecues and miniature American flags this month. There's some serious art on the horizon - at Minnesota Street Project alone, there's a dance performance , San Francisco's first full-fledged art book fair and six exhibition openings all take place over the course of July's 31 days.

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  4. 'We Have a Right to Live Here': Stories from San Francisco's EvictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | KQED

    Maps, whether printed or pixelated, are purely utilitarian for most people. But to the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project , maps are a powerful, immediate way to measure change.

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  5. Where Homeless People Can Get Free Meals in the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | KQED

    There are about 7,500 homeless people living in San Francisco, and a larger number in the greater Bay Area. With rising housing and living costs, it's not getting easier for people living on the street.

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  6. Paul Flores' 'You're Gonna Cry' Parallels The Mission in the 1990s with TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | KQED

    Cesar, one of many characters embodied by Paul Flores in his solo show about The Mission in the 1990s, 'You're Gonna Cry' After 25 centuries Sophocles' Antigone is still the sharpest theatrical take on state power and dead bodies. King Creon's refusal to bury his niece's Antigone's brothers and Antigone's defiance of the King's decree shows how politically and dramatically potent a corpse can be.

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  7. Hundreds March to S.F. City Hall in Support of Police Violence Hunger StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | KQED

    The San Francisco district attorney has yet to decide whether to file criminal charges against the police officers who shot Perez Lopez six times from behind. The case is one of several fatal police shootings that have made people mad enough to march.

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  8. Katy Grannan's First Film Documents Hope and Regret in ModestoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | KQED

    Berkeley-based photographer Katy Grannan's first foray into filmmaking focuses on Kiki, a charming but deeply troubled drifter who lives in the ravaged community of Modesto's South Ninth Street. Five years in the making, THE NINE builds on Grannan's photographic series Boulevard , The Nine , and The Ninety Nine , quiet elegies to those living on the ragged edges of society.

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  9. No Justice Without Us: The Bay Area's Legacy of Art ActivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | KQED

    Bay Area history is deeply rooted in art activism and social justice organizing. The area is recognized for a firmly entrenched spirit of working towards a just world across an encyclopedic range of issues, including labor organizing, freedom of speech, gender/LGBTQ equality, racial justice and environmentalism, among so many others.

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  10. Lost Weekend Video, 1-2-3-4 Go! Planning to Relocate to New SpacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | KQED

    Lost Weekend Video, one of three remaining video rental stores in San Francisco , is planning on moving later this year after almost 20 years of operating on Valencia Street in San Francisco's Mission District. The video store has been talking with Texas-based Alamo Drafthouse since late last year about moving into the lobby of their San Francisco theater on Mission St, according to Lost Weekend owner David Hawkins.

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  11. David Ireland's Cabinet of Curiosities Opens its Mission District DoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | KQED

    The unassuming light gray Victorian at the corner of 20th and Capp Streets is soon to be San Francisco's first historic artist's home. Unlike the Pollock-Krasner House on Long Island or architect Philip Johnson's Glass House in Connecticut, this building isn't just the preserved home of a deceased artist.

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  12. Show Me Yours: 'Harry Potter' on Crack and Other Bay Area Performing Arts HappeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KQED

    Show Me Yours is a weekly column in which Senior Arts Editor Chloe Veltman shares her picks for the Bay Area's best bets in the performing arts. The holidays are now officially upon us.

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  13. 'Sounds of California' Archives California's Immigrant Story, Through MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | KQED

    Grupo Nuu Yuku - Danza de los Diablos de San Miguel Cuevas is a self-supporting Mixteco dance group comprised of up to 50 men, women, and children. The dancers are local Mixteco immigrant farm workers from the Madera area north of Fresno.

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  14. New Kids in Town: Alamo Drafthouse Reopens New Mission TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | KQED

    By my reckoning, the Metreon multiplex was the last new movie theater to open in San Francisco, in 1999. A few exhibitors have since popped for pricey reconfigurations and renovations , but nobody has had the ambition and confidence to either build from scratch or reclaim and restore a shuttered cinema in the 21st century - until now.

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  15. Election 2015: How Props I and F Would Impact the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | KQED

    On this year's ballot, two propositions in San Francisco - Propositions I and F - have come to represent the city's well-publicized tension between its growing tech-worker population and its long-established artistic class. In one case, a fast-growing tech company has spent over $8 million to stop a proposition that would increase regulations on its services, which data shows have contributed to the city's housing shortage and mass exodus of longtime residents.

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  16. Where to Get Your International Street Food Fix in San Francisco & BerkeleyRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2015 | KQED

    Experienced international travelers will tell you that eating street food is always a gamble. Delicious yet not without risks, street food will delight you now but may betray you later.

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  17. Story of an Execution Becomes Art in 'Last Day of Freedom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | KQED

    Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman , San Francisco-based artists, activists and educators, have a long history of confronting social injustices through their art practices. Their collaborative work - which includes performances addressing the bureaucratic slog of their attempts to get Talisman a U.S. visa - has now taken the form of animated documentary filmmaking.

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