Wangechi Mutu: I am Speaking, Are You Listening?

I visited Legion of Honor last Saturday for the first time. This fine arts museum is located near the Presidio in San Francisco, walking distance from the small Holocaust Memorial. There was an exhibition film showing at the museum that day called, “I am speaking, Are you Listening?” by Wangechi Mutu. That statement alone speaks volumes. The film was poetic, mythological, and hypnotizing. Best known … Continue reading Wangechi Mutu: I am Speaking, Are You Listening?

San Francisco Mission District: Street Art, Food, and Historical Landmarks

This photo was taken from one of the alleyways off 24th Street. Throughout the Mission, you will find murals and graffiti art painted on walls and fences.   I grew up down the street near Dolores Park. My family rented an an apartment off 16th and Dolores. In the early 1970’s to early 80’s, my family paid roughly around $300 a month for rent. But since the tech boom in the 90’s and … Continue reading San Francisco Mission District: Street Art, Food, and Historical Landmarks