On any given Sunday

San Francisco is always a celebration — and this is just a taste of what one weekend day can bring.  Blues, kazoos, artful dance, rising musicians, even an event that brings out 400,000 to showcase leather-clad accessories — it’s all a brilliant blend of all that makes the city shine.  This day brought me to…

Argentine Tango – Outside in the Open Air

The Bay Area Argentine Tango Association encourages everyone to grab a partner and learn to dance.  And they’ll teach you for free in the open air – whether it’s near the ocean or in the heart of Union Square!  They’re hoofing it everywhere and bringing in incredibly talented performers to boot.  I had the privilege…

Jerry Day — Influence of the Grateful Dead in San Francisco Lives On

Every August 1st in San Francisco’s Excelsior District fans celebrate the sounds of their hero – Jerry Garcia – with music, tie-dyed t-shirts, posters, peace signs and endless paraphernalia to mark his birthday (this would have been his 68th).  But what makes it special to buy your hippie gear here is that it goes to…