Gaud meets grit in Scott Hove’s ornamental sculptures

The doors wouldn’t open for another 20 minutes, but a swarm of gallery goers clad in black had already gathered outside. Without them, it would have been easy to miss the Hashimoto Contemporary gallery altogether. Nestled between an independent coffee shop and an apartment building on Sutter Street, Hashimoto Contemporary’s
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Beat Museum celebrates Allen Ginsberg in night of verse

Voices and laughter could already be heard at the top of the stairs of the gallery space as various pictures of Neal Cassady and Jack Kerouac greeted visitors of the Beat Museum Tuesday night, the night of what would have been Irwin Allen Ginsberg’s 88th birthday. Museum founder, Jerry Cimino
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Game of Thrones 4×09: The Battle of Castle Black

**WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD! READ ONLY IF YOU HAVE WATCHED EPISODE 9**   “How do 102 men stop 100,000?,” Jon Snow (Kit Harington) asks his brother Crows. Season 4 Episode 9, “The Watchers on the Wall” answers that very question in an episode that is as awesome and exciting as it is heart
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Maya Angelou: remembering the caged bird’s song

It was in a seventh-grade classroom in South Central Los Angeles that I was first introduced to Maya Angelou. I still remember how the words constructed lyrical melodies that bounced like notes, luring the reader to read it as a dance. Every piece of Angelou’s work carries a certain rhythm
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