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Archive for November, 2010

Launch party tonight at Emerald Fish (1515 Vallejo St. at Polk), showcasing imported tabletop items, home décor, jewelry, accessories, and gifts from Italy, France, Pakistan, Korea, Germany, Morocco, and the ole U.S. of A. RSVP for a promo code for 15% off all items. See you there!

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Fuck You All, a traveling exhibition of work by American photographer Glen Friedman — known for his photography of skateboarders and musicians like the Beastie Boys, Fugazi, Black Flag, etc. — arrives at 941Geary (just off of Polk Street) on Saturday and will run through Dec. 31. The exhibition will feature some unviewed collaborations between Friedman and media darling Shepard Fairey, who’s also made his mark in the area with his hot button Obama posters.

If you’re interested in this sort of “subculture,” you should definitely also check out the film Beautiful Losers, which highlights the work of many of Friedman and Fairey’s contemporaries.

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Check out this awesome collection of photos from Flickr user edge211 of the Polk Street Giants celebrations on Polk Street Monday night — “pure joy and jubilation in the streets,” as he calls it.

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Here’s my friend Erin Butner‘s video of Polk folk partying after the Giants’ win on Monday night. Congrats to the Giants and their boozehound fans!!

Meanwhile . . . this was the view of the ticker tape parade from my desk downtown today!

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