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Live Linocut Printing and some BIG NEWS!

June's Castro Art Walk Join us on June 7 from 6-9pm at our Castro location for a live linocut printing event with Leah of Coffee 'n Cream Press. She will be using pre-carved San Francisco-inspired designs on linoleum plates to demonstrate printing various pieces of artwork by hand. Get a behind-the-scenes look of how those beautiful linocuts are made. They'll also be available for purchase along with some her other creations. I WANT TO GO   Looking ahead... Due to Independence Day we are skipping the July Castro Art Walk. Not to worry, we'll be back! Join us on August 2 when we host Eko Jewelry for August's Castro...

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License Plates aren't Just for Cars

May's Castro Art Walk The possibilities are as endless as your imagination when Tracey of License Pl8 Art brings her build-a-sign bar to the next Castro Art Walk! She will have numbers, letters and different shapes from cut-up license plates available so you can create your very own personalized sign. Your imagination is your only limitation.  What will you create?  Join us anytime between 6-9pm on Thursday May 3 during the Art Walk at our Castro location to bring your idea to life. RSVP   Looking ahead... For June's Castro Art Walk one of our favorite card makers, Leah of Coffee N Cream Press will be doing live Linocut Printing. Stay tuned for more info! Be...

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Get Pampered at the Next Castro Art Walk

  CASTRO ART WALK We like the simple things in life, including what we put on our body. V by Viscera is a plant-based, natural, cruelty-free beauty line based in Oakland bringing the concept of minimalism to the things you put on your skin.  Be free from synthetics, alcohols and dyes with essential oil based products from V by Viscera.  Try this local brand and talk to it's makers at the next Castro Art Walk. Join us for pampering and wine in our Castro store on Thursday, April 5 from 6-9pm.  Pro Tip: Be sure to make plans to go out afterwards since you'll be smelling so nice. LOOKING AHEAD......

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Fantasy, Kitsch and Rockbird

The monthly Castro Art Walk has been the best new thing to happen to the Castro and after taking a two month break, we are so happy to have it back in the schedule.  In March, we will be welcoming Rockbird and his wonderfully kitschy cast of characters. The whole neighborhood comes together every first Thursday to celebrate art in the Castro so plan on making an evening of it! Check out the list of participating Castro Art Walk venues here and RSVP here.Next up...Thursday, April 5 V by Viscera will be joining us and letting us sample their new line of self-care products.  You...

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Paul Madonna book signing and Vagabond Craft Fair

The Vagabond Craft Fair is back for its 7th year in a row! Join us December 2-3 for our annual holiday craft fair in the backyard of our Inner Sunset store. There will be 16 different designers each day plus all the regular local-goodness inside the store. Paul Madonna is an award-winning artist and writer, the creator of the series All Over Coffee which ran in the San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and the author of four books. His newest book Close Enough for the Angels is a reinvention of the illustrated novel and Paul's first foray into long form narrative. Come meet the artist...

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