Posts tagged tenderloin museum
Trans colors adorn SF light poles on Turk and Taylor Streets [Bay Area Reporter]

The colors of the transgender flag have been painted on the streetlight poles around the intersection of Turk (Vicki Mar Lane) and Taylor (Gene Compton's Cafeteria Way) streets with more poles to follow. This is a permanent installation organized by the Transgender Cultural District. Read more via the Bay Area Reporter.

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Tenderloin Museum presents 'Transgender History: The Roots of Today's Revolution'

Head to the Tenderloin Museum on Tuesday, June 11 , for an evening with award-winning scholar and filmmaker Susan Stryker as she presents on the newest edition of her book, Transgender History: The Roots of Today’s Revolution, with particular emphasis on San Francisco's rich transgender history, from the 19th century to the present.

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Tenderloin Museum Celebrates its 4th Anniversary with these two special events (May 7 & 11)

The Tenderloin Museum is hosting a two-day celebration, in honor of their four year anniversary! Events will include the Tenderloin Museum 4th Anniversary Soirée on May 7 and their 4th Annual Community Day Celebration on May 11.

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Jazz Supper Club Revives Live Recording Legacy in the Tenderloin [Eater SF]

Tenderloin jazz club Black Cat — part bar, part restaurant, part performance venue — took on a new role this week: Live recording studio, with three-time Grammy award-winning trumpeter Keyon Harrold recording what’s both his and Black Cat’s first live album. Also Mayor London Breed stopped by. Read more via Eater SF.

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Tenderloin food hall project advances; affordable housing to come later [SF Examiner]

A Tenderloin food hall is expected to open under a six-year lease, in association with the Tenderloin Housing Clinic. The nonprofit La Cocina, which trains women of color to advance in the food industry, will open up within 7,500-square feet of 101 Hyde St. as a temporary interim use. The full Board will vote on the lease agreement next week. Read more via SF Examiner.

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Tenderloin Historic Ephemera Project Closing Reception (March 28)

Head to the Tenderloin Museum on March 28th 6-9pm to celebrate the magic that is ephemera with their closing of the Tenderloin Historic Ephemera Project. This event is your last chance to see the ephemera exhibit and the matchbook art exhibition, Close Cover Before Striking: Alexander von Wolff. Read more via the Tenderloin Museum for more details.

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'The Big Eat 2019: 100 Best Dishes in San Francisco' [7x7] includes a Handful of Tenderloin Spots

7x7’s “2019 Big Eat” article features a whopping 81 new plates, as well as 43 restaurants that have never graced the list before. Among the list was Esan Classic, Onsen, Tadu, Sing Sing Sandwiches, and Villon at the Proper Hotel. Find the full list here.

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Tenderloin Museum presents: Typography & Neon - Tenderloin Historical Ephemera Project

Join the Tenderloin Museum for an exploration of the typography used on the matchbooks featured in their new book The Match Book: Vintage Matchbooks from San Francisco’s Tenderloin and The Matchbook Map Exhibit, with typography expert Shelley Gruendler. Randall Homan and Al Barna from San Francisco Neon will discuss neon signs associated with the historic businesses represented by the matchbooks. Thursday, Feb 21, 7-9pm. More info.

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Tenderloin Museum Book Release for “The Tenderloin District of SF Through Time" with Peter Field

Join author Peter Field at the Tenderloin Museum for a public presentation at the release party for the book, “The Tenderloin District of San Francisco Through Time.” Peter Field worked as a social worker with the homeless mentally ill in the San Francisco Bay Area and was recently interviewed in a round table conversation on NPR podcast series Journey of Discovery, alongside TLCBD’s Director of Communications.

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