Muralist maestra Juana Alicia Araiza to install new piece at Mission Library

While it will be two years before renovations at the Mission branch of the San…

Bay Area author captures Berta Cáceres’ story in children’s book

As Suzanne Llewellyn stood on the hill overlooking the río Gualcarque—the same sacred Lenca river…

Feminist rapper Rebeca Lane channels activism through lyrical quest for liberation

“Some people love me,” says the Guatemalan rap artist Rebeca Lane. “And a lot of…

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Mission mural pays homage to Santana family’s musical legacy

As Michelle Santana stood at the base of the sprawling mural at 24th and Osage…

Destapas brings Spanish simplicity to the Mission

When I stepped into Destapas, I was met not by flashy posters of bulls and…

Día de los Muertos and the chance to resurrect from grief

The annual Día de Los Muertos exhibition at SOMArts is one that Río Yañez has…

Docutheater production celebrates last 50 years of Mission’s history

When acclaimed poet and playwright Paul Flores asked to pick the brain of the late…

Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble Celebrates 20 Years of cultural education

On Sept. 12, family and friends came together at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival to…

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Rivera fresco now on view at SFMOMA

For the last few weeks of the summer, a group of conservators worked on the…

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Mission Cultural Center Celebrates SF Lowrider Council’s 40th Anniversary

Lowriders took over Mission Street from 24th to 26th Street on Sept. 18 for the…