Posts Tagged: yerba buena

Fifty Nifty United States with New Names and Equal Populations

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The Electoral College’s credibility may have taken a blow a few years back, but Neil Freeman has a plan to fix it: simply redistrict the entire country so that all fifty states have the same amount of people in them.

Okay, so maybe that legislation won’t pass anytime soon (Congress can’t get anything done these days!), but Freeman’s proposed map looks pretty cool.

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Notable San Francisco, This Week: 11/1-11/7

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This week in San Francisco, the Booksmith hosts some radical readings, Last Gasp teams up with 111 Minna for a showing of legendary Japanese erotica, SoEx’s Cinema by The Bay, and the Day of the Dead!

Monday 11/1: A struggling artist mother, Bolshevik assassinations in the family, and enduring the pre-swan years of her ugly duckling syndrome drove Kate Moses to seek solace in the kitchen.  Her new memoir, Cakewalk, is the story of Moses’ life before becoming an acclaimed author and Salon editor.  The Booksmith celebrates with a launch party tonight at 7:30pm.  Free and all ages @ 1644 Haight Street.

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Nordic Craft Superlink

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I was looking for flesh at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts last Thursday. But alas. The promo photos for “Irreverant: Contemporary Nordic Craft Art” feature Louise Nippierd‘s spectacular jewelry-sculptures on real people, but at the opening of the show the socially conscious pieces were slightly withdrawn and resting on fabric busts.

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