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Friday Fish List: What We Loved This Week, 12/4/2015

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Friday Fish List: What We Loved This Week, 12/4/2015

After a flurry of Cyber Monday activity, we've got lots of fun local news to share! Sunset District Supervisor Katy Tang put together a great gift guide featuring lots of talented buds from the neighborhood. Perfect for holiday shoppers (window or otherwise...).  Tonight, head to Collector Art Shop in Jack London Square (across the Bay) for an Oakland First Fridays artist reception featuring work from Eric and a super crew of creative folks. And Saturday, our friends at The Little Lodge are hosting a pop-up-mini-maker-craft-fair at their sweet 12th Avenue spot. Stop by for guaranteed handmade goodness and good cheer....

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Holiday Gift Guide: Jill!

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Holiday Gift Guide: Jill!

’Tis the season to find that very special something(s) for your very special someone(s). It can be tough to track down just the right pressie, so we’re putting together a series of holiday gift guides full of original, affordable art made in San Francisco, plus great local stuff from great local artists and businesses.  Here's what our general manager Jill recommends this year:   The Last Straw boutique "Don’t miss this gem of a store right across the street from 3 Fish Studios. Marge has been in business almost 40 years and her cute little oh so cozy shop has the best...

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Friday Fish List: What We Loved This Week, 11/13/2015

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Friday Fish List: What We Loved This Week, 11/13/2015

We're getting ready for the holiday rush (plus Small Business Saturday on November 28th!). Yesterday Orlie and Eric mixed a selection of beautiful colored inks, then prepped and pulled a bunch of prints.  Baby it's crisp outside (yasss), but here are a few things that warmed the cockles of our collective hearts this week... (Programming note: We've rebranded our weekly Goings-Ons series as the Friday Fish List. Annie came up with the title, and it's just too damn good.) Annie Zippered bags! This week I took a sewing class with my friend Ashli at a wonderful store in Mill Valley called...

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Goings-Ons: What We Loved This Week

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Goings-Ons: What We Loved This Week

  This week we had a nice afternoon visit with our friend James. He runs the (very awesome) Aesthetic Union, a letterpress print shop and gallery in the Mission, and came by to print a blue edition of his lovely Luna linocut. Here he is (above), admiring his work with Jerry, one of our favorite locals. In other news, the crisp weather has gotten us giddy--and a little goofy. Here's some of our thoughts and loves from the week.... Annie Rubber hand Illusion! I bought a rubber hand specifically so I could subject everyone in the studio to the rubber hand experiment....

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Goings-Ons: What We Loved This Week

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Orlie likes Halloween candy so much that sometimes she tries to eat it without taking off the wrapper first. Mmmm, Snickers.... Annie I was going through some old boxes and I found these photograph wallets that I found in my parents' house. (My mother never threw anything away.) Look at the attempt fo the color photograph wallet to look futuristic, thus only making it look more firmly fixed in its own decade! They are stamped with the names of various pharmacies in Wexford Town, and written on the back of some of them is "Miss Crotty" and dated 1959, the...

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