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Hang Your Wish On Our Tree

Join us this Thursday, August 2 from 6-9p when Eko Jewelry Design will be presenting her Galaxy collection.  In honor of Eko's inspiration of Japan's Star Festival, we're bringing Tanabata to Local Take. Tanabata is a Japanese festival which celebrates star-crossed lovers who are separated by the Milky Way except on this one day a year. People celebrate this day by writing wishes and hanging them on a Wish Tree... so we’ll have our very own Wish Tree at Local Take!. Come on by, write your wish on a colorful piece of paper and hang it with string from our...

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Get Your Jewelry On

Castro Art Walk  Local Take is very excited to be participating in the August Art Walk with eko jewelry design. Eko Wright's minimalistic pieces are influenced by the Japanese concepts of nature as tranquil and elegant, yet simple and imperfect. The geometric forms of her Galaxy Collection suggest and highlight the unknown mystery and infinity of the cosmos. She grew up in a quiet town in northern Japan where she had a very clear view of the stars in the night sky. Her favorite event was the Star Festival when they wrote wishes on colorful strips of paper and hung them...

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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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