Fifty Years of San Francisco Street Photography

Prison Photography


Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art in San Francisco, is to host an exhibition of never-before-seen images of San Francisco and San Franciscans, made between 1965 and 2015.

The two photographers responsible are Maury Edelstein and Ted Pushinsky — two local legends.

Of Maury’s work, 25 images have been selected from a pool of more than 6,000! God knows how many images Ted’s made in the past 5 decades. This show, I must conclude, is long overdue … and it’s gonna be gold.

All the info you need is right here.




MW FLYER (Ted)Spelledright

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A Coming Issue

The Central Standard Times

The Supreme Court has been hearing oral arguments in the case of Obergefell v Hodges, better known as the “gay marriage” case, and one exchange between the government’s lawyers and two of the Justices is worth note.
Chief Justice John Roberts started it by asking if a religious school that had married housing would be required to accommodate same-sex couples, and Solicitor General Donald Verrilli answered that it would be a matter left to the states, and when pressed by Roberts about federal law Verilli said, “There is no federal law now generally banning discrimination based on sexual orientation, and that’s where those issues are going to have to be worked out.” Justice Samuel Alito later noted that Bob Jones University had lost its tax-exempt status as a result of its rules against inter-racial dating by students, and wondered if institutions with traditional notions of homosexuality would be similarly affected…

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