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Hallacas: A Venezuelan Christmas Tradition

-+*Adriana López, the co-owner of Pica Pica Maize Kitchen on Valencia Street, explains how to make hallacas, a traditional Venezuelan dish served for Christmas. This video was originally published in 2011, but those hallacas looked...
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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...
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60 Seconds: Violence in the Mission

-+*In light of recent shootings in the Mission District, Mission Local set out to talk to our neighbors and hear their perspectives on the violence. “It’s a lot of gang-related violence,” said Ricky, a Mission resident who lost...