Mission Eyes

CEO of Kontraband Beatz, Antonio Washington is an easy-going guy with high ambitions. Photo by Daniel Mondragón

Young Mission Talent: Antonio Washington

-+*Daniel Mondragón is a 25-year-old photographer who was born and raised in the Mission. As part of our series Young Mission Talent, Mondragón takes portraits of his favorite young artists of the Mission District and talks...
Courtesy Hell in the Armory.

Sex and Gore: A Look Inside ‘Hell in the Armory’

-+*Dante Alighieri. Jean Paul Sarte. The creators of  South Park. Many a great artist has contemplated what becomes of the wicked in the afterlife. At the hands of fetish porn purveyors Kink.com and the avant-cabaret circus group...

Inside Foreign Cinema’s Exquisite Birthday Bash

-+*Drag queens, contortionists, restauranteurs, tech moguls, mariachi bands, politicians and at least one strange goat man gathered Thursday night to celebrate the restaurant Foreign Cinema’s 15 years of operation. Dubbed the “Quintessentially Quixotic Quinceañera,” the...

Mission Eyes: Throwdown with Bobby Flay and Papalote

-+*Friends and family gathered at the Mission Cultural Center to watch Papalote's owners, Miguel and Victor Escobedo, take on Bobby Flay on the Food Network's Burrito Throwdown. En Español

Mission Eyes: The Bodies Are Back

-+*A bosomy Captain America, Batman in a ball gown and other artistic explorations of superheroes and the human body as an object of sexuality and consumption.