The rainbow flags are already flying in Civic Center Plaza and at City Hall -- and June 29-30 will usher in a weekend full of celebration for the 49th annual San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade. (more…)

(Image via ABC7 News) While the "Early Days" statue was removed in 2018, the hole in the ground has left more than just a physical space -- it's left an opening for the true history of the Native American experience in the Bay Area to be shared by those who should have been the only ones to tell their story in the first place: Native Americans. To draw attention to the true history, mark the 50th year anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz, and emphasize accurate artistic representation of Native Americans, the San Francisco Arts Commission has developed the American…

Image / Illustration from Luigi Toscano This May marks 74 years since the end of the Holocaust, and to remind those of its horrors -- and its survivors -- Lest We Forget, an installation by German artist Luigi Toscano, will line Civic Center Plaza from April 17 through May 19. Comprised of 68 portraits of Holocaust survivors, including both local survivors, and those from across the United States, Germany, Israel, Russia and Ukraine; the "portraits are meant to provide voice and visibility to these survivors," according to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Each portrait stands over seven feet tall,…