Tag Archives: Clarion Alley

Photo by Laurie Buenafe Krsmanovic. Artwork by Sirron Norris.

Clarion Alley Artists Cool with Netflix

Last week, we implied that the Netflix’s new series filming in the iconic, but often fraught, terrain of Clarion Alley might cause alarm among the alley’s stewards, the Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP). Turns out, CAMP has an agreement with the producers of the new Netflix show Sense 8 and they’ll be squarely compensated for artwork appearing on-screen. According to...
Quick glimpse of Lana Wachowski shooting new Netflix series on Clarion Alley. Photo by Joe Rivano Barros.

Netflix Filming in Clarion Alley for New Series

Lana Wachowski took to the streets of the Mission again today to film scenes for the upcoming Netflix series Sense8, which is being directed, written and produced by Wachowski and her brother Andy, as well as J. Michael Straczynski, creator of famed science fiction series Babylon 5. Filming took place on Clarion Alley because the Wachowskis are interested in capturing some of...
Sign posted on Clarion Alley.

As Tourism Rises, So Do Mural Turf Clashes

The Mission’s status as a global tourism destination has never been more acutely felt—walking down any of the Mission’s increasingly famous mural alleys, French, Japanese, German, Korean, Swedish and the ubiquitous snap of cameras can all be heard. As the number of tourists increases, so have the companies providing neighborhood walking tours—at least a dozen coming to the Mission. Not...
Erin Amelia Ruche works on the mural she and Mike Reger have created in Clarion Alley to raise awareness about the anti-overdose drug Narcan.

Cartooning on Clarion Alley to Prevent Overdoses

Entering Clarion Alley off of Valencia Street ensures that you will come face to face with the Grim Reaper. In his shadow is a reclining woman surrounded by a cache of pills, needles and booze. She’s in the midst of an overdose, about to be saved by a yellow-clad superhero named Narcania who injects her with a syringe of Narcan....
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El Callejón Clarion Cumple 20 Años

  Se dice que el callejón Clarion ha logrado lo que otros murales pelearon en el Distrito de la Misión. Cuando algunos murales peleaban el racismo, Clarion brindaba muros por igual para artistas y no artistas de todas las etnias y generaciones. Cuando algunos murales hablaban de la delincuencia, Clarion tomó un tramo de concreto y puertas de cocheras conocidos...

Super Saints, Bars, It’s SBS

Who Dat? Who really cares what’s going on today – THE SAINTS ARE IN THE SUPER BOWL! You’ll be able to catch the big game at Shotwell’s (where they’ll also have fried chicken sandwiches!), Clooney’s and probably just about any other bar with a television in the city (I hope.) Like most Super Bowls though (remember Janet?) this one’s not...