Here are a few of the highlights that we found interesting this week...
Refinery29 loves the new Copla Press @6th and Market
Tour The Vintage Newsstand That Has Us Entirely Charmed
Colpa Press — an innovative kiosk dedicated to bringing us the most beautiful independent journals, books, cards, and posters around.
Rebecca at the Central Market Partnership writes a wonderful article about A.C.T.'s purchase of the Strand Theater and what that could mean for the area.
The American Conservatory Theater‘s (A.C.T.) recent purchase of the former Strand theater at 1127 Market Street provides another boost to the revitalization of Central Market. The project – which is now entering the early planning stages – has the potential to help transform and activate Market Street between 7th and 8th Streets.The Strand was one of approximately 20 theaters that lined Market Street from the 1920′s through the post World War II era. According to Jack Tillmany’s book, “Theatres of San Francisco“, there were over 25,000 seats along Market Street, which represented approximately one-quarter of San Francisco’s total inventory. During this time, every first run American-made film opened along Market Street. From the Fox Theatre at 1350 Market Street to the Silver Palace at 727 Market Street, this six block span bustled with activity and vibrancy as crowds lined up to see Hollywood’s latest release.
Full article here
Don't miss the Central Market Mixer!
....and from San Francisco Arts Commission's Artery Project - Events at The Luggage Store Gallery, Satellite66, Alonzo King and SF Camerawork