Photography

Photography

Crowds turn out for Día de los Muertos procession

The air was crisp, cool and lit by the Día de los Muertos procession as it wound through the Mission. Thousands came out to participate, and still it felt like a family affair, one with a feeling of respectful reverence. Lots of hot dogs sautéed with onions were sold and people were happy to see one another, but it was a...
Juan Serrano, member of Mixcoatl Anahuac, an Aztec dance group, after a performance at the Mission Cultural Center Thursday night for Dia de los Muertos.

‘Colorful, joyful, beautiful’ Day of the Dead in photos

From Garfield Square to 24th Street to Mission Street, the neighborhood played host to Día de los Muertos Thursday. Centered in Garfield Square, the celebration gave attendees a chance to remember loved ones who have passed on. Dozens of altars honored grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends.  (All photos by Sam-Omar Hall)

Photo exhibit at Artillery AG tonight

Mission resident Anna Ruch is currently exhibiting some of her recent photographs at ArtilleryAG, at 2751 Mission St. After leaving her post with the White House photo office, Ruch volunteered to document people in transit through Greece from the Middle East and North Africa. Her work was shot in Greece. One group of photos are set in the camps on Leros; the...

Mission Style: Friday casual meets the unexpected

It was a chill Friday in The Mission when we gathered interviews for this edition of Mission Style. The fashionistas who caught our eye this week wore casual looks, but added just the right amount of personal style and unexpected touches to stand apart from the sea of Missionites. Name: Eva Templin Vibe: Eva’s red printed dress was an easy,...

Latin Rock rocks at Mission District fiesta

Four stages with music and entertainment took over the Calle 24 Latino Cultural District on Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 p.m. featuring rock as well as traditional Mexican music and dancing. Parked low riders gleamed in the afternoon sun, and booths filled wth T-shirts and jewelry lined 24th Street. No place was more active than the stage at at...

Mission Style: Throwbacks and international inspiration

The Mission’s style is found beyond the park, so we decided to follow it wherever it may go in the neighborhood. The common thread of this week’s looks is a continued dedication to thrifted and vintage clothes, a mix of young and old styles, and pieces culled from all over the place, including local brands/stores (yes!). Sonali Martinez-Najera Berkeley Vibe:...

Dolores Park Style, outside the box

To the commenters from last week: We live in the world of online trolling. People have gotten to the point that they insult people they don’t even know. “Dolores Park Style” is meant to be lighthearted. Fun. Despite popular belief, if someone is dressed well, it doesn’t mean they are from L.A. As a San Francisco native and writer, that...