Flash Mob paid tribute to Rhythm Nation this weekend with dancers donning black leather and powerful moves. The Castro was their encore destination in a day of street dance that stopped trains on the tracks. The ‘F’ line had to pause for the four minute performance much to the delight of passengers. Who are these impromptu […]Read more "Flash Mob Moves in the Castro"
Crowds of constituents made their way to City Hall to watch San Francisco’s 43rd Mayor be sworn into office. Viewers were four and five rows deep leaning off balconies for a vantage point to see Mayor Ed Lee take the oath of office administered by Senator Dianne Feinstein. People were hanging over yellow taped off […]Read more "Big Fanfare for Mayoral Inauguration"
John Vicino is an enchanting and memorable gift to tourists winding down their San Francisco holiday. As 2011 comes to a close, all the streets are wet and the skies are gray, but that only enhances the atmosphere as one soaks up the soothing sounds of this compelling musician — especially against a backdrop of […]Read more "The Allure of John Vicino"
It’s the kiss that’s lasted 66 years. In the words of the late Edith Shain who claimed to be the nurse at Broadway and 45th — the photo embodies “hope, love, peace and tomorrow”. A 6-foot statue of that iconic image is now on tour and inspired many an embrace during a visit to […]Read more "Times Square Nurse and the Spirit of ’45 in San Francisco"
Donald Kinney uncovers the timeless splendor of this majestic body of water one ripple at a time. He has spent years studying Lagunitas Creek in West Marin from just about every angle — yet each time he returns, a new luminous pattern emerges right before his lens. Multiple elements have to align in order for Donald […]Read more "The Alluring Shades of Lagunitas Creek"
Pride is as much for social butterflies as it is for wallflowers. It’s an explosion of color with moments of provocative and daring draped in family values, faith and corporate responsibility. The show begins with a sea of motorcycles and thousands upon thousands of roaring spectators. There is that dash of flash, but it […]Read more "The Many Vibes of Pride in San Francisco"
Julie Michelle records San Francisco history by embracing the stories of strangers and bringing their words to life through inventive imagery. Her photos celebrate the city spirit against cultural murals, vintage doorways, turn-of-the-century glass, and tile stairwells dripping with coral, indigo and parrot green. She is in love with color, nature, design and all San […]Read more "The Visual Artistry of Julie Michelle – Inside City Hall"