Good Morning Mission!

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It is 7 a.m, 55° and headed to 64°. Details for the next ten days are here.

The latest piece from Gary Kamiya‘s Portals of the Past on San Francisco’s history gives us the background on some SF street names including Precita Avenue, which means “condemned to hell.” Lovely.  Good piece and you can get the rest of it here. 

For anyone interested in conceptual art, the NYT writes about Mariana Abramovic’s new show on nothingness at the Serpentine Gallery in London, but more importantly, it reminded me of her last performance at the MOMA in New York where she sat facing forward in a chair and people sat across from her for one minute.  It was called, “The Artist is Present.”

Stay with me, I know this is a bit much for Sunday morning.

At some point in the performance, a former boyfriend – someone she had not seen for years – came and sat across from her. If you have not seen the Youtube video, it’s well worth watching. 

Okay, enough randomness.

Local Take at 3979B 17th Street is having a one-year anniversary bash from 2-5 p.m. today. Lots of bands and local goods.  Congrats on the first year!

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