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Flower Piano Returns to the SF Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park

“Back for its third consecutive year, Flower Piano invites visitors to experience a special 12–day long, spontaneous community event. Beginning July 13 and running through July 24, anyone can play on the 12 pianos that will be placed at dramatic, … Continue reading

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12 Pianos in the San Francisco Botanical Gardens

The San Francisco Botanical Garden is hosting Flower Piano, a musical fest that embodies true community and creativity. From July 9-20, twelve pianos will be placed among the colorful, flowering gardens, and visitors are encouraged to showcase their musical talents … Continue reading

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pedestrian underpass in Golden Gate Park avoids cars and serves as impromtu bandshell

A pedestrian underpass beckons like an intriguing cave opposite the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park, offering a vehicle-free means of traversing JFK Drive.  On a sunny day, the sunlit steps on the other side are an invitation to enter and the reward … Continue reading

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warren hellman meadow: renaming after banjo pickin’ billionaire

‘The Board of Supervisors has voted to recommend renaming Golden Gate Park’s Speedway Meadow after a billionaire financial titan. But Warren Hellman isn’t your ordinary billionaire financial titan, and Speedway Meadow is no ordinary meadow. The 77-year old private equity … Continue reading

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hardly strictly: a converstation w/ bluegrass aficionado warren hellman

Hardly, Strictly Bluegrass aficionados will be interested in an interview with Warren Hellman published in the Bay Citizen yesterday: “After a long walk in the wee hours of every workday morning, 77-year-old Warren Hellman (who is the chairman of The … Continue reading

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