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More than 100 people attended the 18th Annual Urban Youth Arts Festival on Saturday with live music, graffiti artists and 1,000 square feet of canvas. Photo by Leslie Nguyen-Okwu.

Creativity Flows at Graffiti Arts Festival

Dozens of community artists wielding paint brushes and spray cans celebrated street art at the 18th Annual Urban Youth Arts Festival on Saturday. The festival, organized by Precita Eyes, invited artists of all ages to express themselves on...
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...
Larry Aragon, 65, who has lived on the street for a decade, eats the free warm breakfast provided by St. Anthony's church six days a week. Photo by Sean Havey

What You May Have Missed Over the Weekend: Mission Local’s ‘Giving Thanks’ Series

If you were in a Thanksgiving food coma and missed Mission Local’s series about things we’re thankful for in the Mission, it’s not too late. The multimedia series highlights organizations and events that make this...
Cindy de Losa's "Homes for Homies" diaoramas available at Precita Eyes

Shopping the Mission District – Two

Union Square may have Macy's and The Gap, but where other than the Mission can you find candy cigarettes, narco altars, and liquor-store art all on one block? Nowhere.