Posts Tagged ‘ san francisco ’

the great necklace exchange!!!

January 17, 2012

over the holidays i participated in the fashion loves people necklace exchange with the girls at metier! we all signed up to make a necklace tailored for a stranger and then received one in the mail. such a fun idea and a great way to get to know the community of talented bloggers out...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: SASHA & MEATPAPER

January 5, 2012

i’m excited to share the latest BTA interview with sasha wizansky, co-founder, editor-in-chief and art director of the cult art/food magazine, meatpaper! now on its 16th issue and 5th year, the quarterly journal has gained an international following. despite its name, meatpaper isn’t just for meat lovers- it exists as a starting point for a dialogue...
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CHANUKKAH PARTY TIME!!!

December 21, 2011

ITS TIME FOR CHANUKKAH!!!! there are 8 nights to celebrate the festival of lights, but this year the big one is going to be the final night, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27TH. the kitchen, the adventure school & BIG THINGS have joined jewish forces to put together an awesome chanukkah party for you all: SPECTACULOUS MIRACULOUS! come...
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BIG screen debut!

December 21, 2011

well, people. it’s official- i’m on film!!! the launch party for victor solomon‘s tell your friends to get with my friends was last thursday at viz cinema in japantown. lots of friends gathered and sipped champagne and snacked on bite-sized goodies from black jet bakery (the blondies were my fave) before we watched the...
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TONIGHT! TYFTGWMF FILM SCREENING!

December 15, 2011

victor solomon has created a series of short films documenting a day in the life of different movers and shakers in the bay area…including me!!! im so flattered and excited to be a part of this project (and just a teensy tinsy bit nerrrvoussss….). appropriately titled “tellyourfriendstogetwithmyfriends,” the film also features my partner nicolás...
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TIME TRAVEL TUESDAY: Joan Brown

December 13, 2011

ITS TIME TRAVEL TUESDAY!!! Sara from Brown Paper Bag wrote about one of my favorite California painters, Joan Brown! Coincidentally, I almost wrote about her for my TTT piece but decided to go with pochoir, a type of color illustration that had its heydey in 1920s Parisian publications. Check that out over on BPB...
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artists in residence

December 7, 2011

the headlands center for the arts is hosting its annual winter cocktail party tonight to celebrate the announcement of the 2012 artists in residence! the center is one of the cornerstones of the bay area art community, fostering art and artists in the old military barracks on hillsides overlooking the ocean. the headlands and...
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holiday bazaar this weekend!

December 1, 2011

we’re kicking off the holiday season with a Holiday Bazaar this weekend, featuring lots of our talented friends & artists! we’ll be at people’s gallery from 12-5 on saturday, dec. 3rd with hot toddies, cookies, and lots of options for unique, thoughtful gifts. come hang out and support your local makers & businesses! here’s...
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CLOTHING SWAP this SATURDAY!

November 18, 2011

why buy it new when you can get it for FREE + friends + fun?! join us and friends this SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 at people’s gallery in the mission for yet another CLOTHING SWAP!!! we’ll have tea, cake, and piles and piles of clothes for you to dig through and trade. bring some duds...
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kaye kaye kaye!

November 7, 2011

nico and i stopped into triple base the other day to say hello to will and dina and check out the current show of sf-based artist, rachel kaye– a colorful, glittery explosion of drawings, paintings, and sculptures that were very “BIG THINGS!” in a style and palette reminiscent of german expressionist painters like kandinsky, kirchner, and...
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