Mission Eyes

La Mexicana Bakery displays a Homie Box of itself made by Cynthia or Cindy Delosa Photo by Daniel Mondragón

Long-Time Artist Captures a Genteel Mission in Homie Boxes

-+*Chances are, you’ve seen Cindy DeLosa’s work in windows around the Mission: small dioramas with “homie” figurines depicting iconic scenes and moments in the neighborhood. The “homie boxes,” as they’re called, can be spotted everywhere, but...
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...