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Quarantine entertainment guide

Quarantine entertainment guide

By Claire Wong | November 15, 2020

Don’t know what to watch this weekend? I’ve been there. In fact, I’ve spent more than an hour in one day just clicking through titles and watching trailers because I couldn’t find anything...

Can we separate a piece of art from the artist?

When the magic fades: Can we separate art from the artist?

By Sonia Cherian | November 13, 2020

“Differences of habit and language are nothing at all if our aims are identical and our hearts are open,” J.K. Rowling wrote in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Throughout his many magical...

An image from Robert Bechtle, an artist from the Bay Area

“Painting a nostalgic view of the Bay Area”: Robert Bechtle

By Emily Chan | November 13, 2020

On September 25, I was sitting in Biology Class when I read “Photorealist Painter Robert Bechtle, Who Captured the Bay Area in Painstakingly Faithful Detail, Has Died at 88” from Artnet News. I immediately...

See image of Wild Flour Bakery, one of many nearby bread hot-spots

The best bread in the Bay Area? Sara Baudler investigates…

By Sara Baudler | November 13, 2020

At first I was going to try and make this a simple list, but I feared that it would read too much like one of those Buzzfeed articles listing “Fifty Great Cooking Gadgets You Need in Your Kitchen.”...

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