June 3, 2011

BIG THINGS & Swarm Gallery are pleased to collaborate for a massive creative adventure with a Summer Solstice Party! Crafting, cooking, live music, performances and a marketplace of unique handmade and vintage goods. Come experience the sights, sounds, tastes, smells and feelings of summer! Saturday, June 18th, 2011 at 6 PM Swarm Gallery 560 Second...
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hotel party!

May 27, 2011

wow, there were three art fairs in san francisco this past weekend! that’s a whole lotta ART! the people’s gallery was in room 52 at ArtPad SF at the was-cool-in-the-90s-and-is-apparently-cool-again phoenix hotel in the tenderloin. it was the seemingly younger and more alternative fair in comparison to the massive fort mason convention and heavily...
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May 20, 2011

the people’s gallery graciously invited me to share their hotel room at artpad sf, one of the three big art fairs converging on san francisco this weekend! this will definitely be the youngest & most alternative (no offense to artmrkt & the san francisco fine art fair!), hosted by the phoenix hotel, the infamously...
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pop up/workshop success!!!

May 2, 2011

the BIG THINGS pop up and shop and bookbinding workshop this weekend was a total success!!! thanks to write ups from tons of local sites (refinery29, 7×7, fecal face, the sf bay guardian, sf station +++), we had an amazing turnout of people of all ages! it was a gorgeous day for limeade and...
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BIG EVENTS: pop up shop & bookbinding workshop!

April 24, 2011

We are thrilled to invite you all to the first of a series of workshops with People’s Gallery in San Francisco! Artists Chelsea R. Wong and Anna Bunting will be teaching us simple bookbinding techniques to make our own zines and books. Neighbors to one side, Kadist SF, will have their art magazine reading...
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rainy day holiday sale

December 29, 2010

so our BT holiday sale last weekend was rained out by a nasty storm, but that didn’t stop us! we spent the day snacking on vegan cookies, tasty cheeses and hot cider and showing off our goods to visitors. paul & jessalyn debuted their hand-dyed shibori shirts under the moniker, food not faces; jen...
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December 15, 2010

we know how shitty it is to do your holiday shopping downtown with the mobs. you get dehydrated, the lights start getting halos around them, the pine scent gives you a headache….and after six hours of torture, all you end up with is some lame stationary set for your sister-in-law. that’s why BIG THINGS...
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party time

November 17, 2010

just finishing up painting the walls at kitsch…so sad to see the BIG THINGS murals by heidi & thomas fade into white. damn, party planning is so much work!!! the only thing i’ll do different the next time around is designate an official photographer! thanks to jen & melissa for these shots…more coming soon...
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and the winner is…

November 15, 2010

we held a raffle at the party for a $25 gift certificate to the BIG THINGS SHOP! the lucky winner turned out to be SASHA!!! congratulations! sasha also happens to be a wicked drummer and a member of the incredibly talented sf rock project band. thanks for playing, everyone!
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November 13, 2010

it’s all over!!! after a long day of cleaning up and taking everything down, we just wanted to say THANK YOU to everyone celebrated the grand opening of BIG THINGS with us last night!!! we worked so hard in the past few weeks organizing the space, decorating, setting up the shop, painting walls, and...
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