Every Thursday, rain or shine, dozens of San Franciscans gather at the corner of Mission and 16th streets after the sun sets to rap, sing and recite poetry by the light of scattered street lamps....
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Can’t decide which Lit Crawl event to attend tonight? Let Mission Local guide your literary fun with our handy street map. Be sure to consider the readings and parties we’ve mapped with our logo —...
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Teaching creative writing behind bars.
A rebel who most loved the Mission.
Four questions about poetry and resistance.
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The acclaimed writer reads from his new novel at Modern Times on Thursday and The Mission Cultural Center on Friday.
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La Boheme Cafe has been a mainstay on 24th Street for more than three decades. But as the street has changed, so have the coffeeshop's visitors.
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A dosage of poetry on the street corner. By BETTY BASTIDAS
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Mission CD starts in a cafe. By FIDEL GOLDEN-REYNA
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You're gonna cry, he promises. By MARNETTE FEDERIS and STEFANIA ROUSSELLE
Poet Lorna Dee Cervantes has a new room with a view in SF Mission District. By STEVE SALIDAR
Once-incarcerated women perform their poetry at Modern Times bookstore.
By MADELEINE BAIR No matter the type of artwork, audiences generally come to a gallery with one simple expectation: The art is complete. Artists at work and audience, convention dictates, do not belong together. But...