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Category Archives: 2. THE MARVELOUS LINDENS: BLOG

a continuum between the city, past and present, especially San Francisco and all its mysteries

Souvla, Greek Inspiration (See EatDrinkFilms.com)

I am excited that this article was published by EatDrinkFilms.com a wonderful new site that I highly recommend!  Please visit it here: http://eatdrinkfilms.com/2014/12/11/greek-inspiration-democracy-and-deliciousness-in-action-at-souvla/ Souvla has only been open for a couple months and yet it already plays a role in the culture of San Francisco that is far beyond a place for a quick bite. […]

An Evening with Guillermo Gómez-Peña

Guillermo Gómez-Peña (http://www.pochanostra.com) hosts the best salons I have ever attended. First there is his museum of an art studio apartment perfectly curated with kitsch popular-culture objects revealing the racism in American capitalist consumer culture as well as some whimsy and playful reappropriation. Aunt Jemima dolls, Mexican wrestling action heroes with their masks on, children’s […]

Mr. Lucky at Three Street

One evening in early November, we trotted out to Armstrong and Three Street, Third to those out of know. Mr. Lucky was throwing a party and hosting an open studio. On large canvases in dark rich oil colors, Mr. Lucky paints conceptual figurative works. Drawing off his extensive experiences as a private detective, his faces […]