Day: February 5, 2021

San Francisco diner Art’s Cafe to reopen Friday after shuttering during pandemic

In an unexpected and delightful twist, a beloved San Francisco restaurant is reopening instead of closing.

a close up of a sign: The diner, on 9th and Irving in the Inner Sunset neighborhood, will reopen after closing in 2020.

© From (l) To (r): Chris J. On Yelp/ Patrick M. On Yelp

The diner, on 9th and Irving in the Inner Sunset neighborhood, will reopen after closing in 2020.

Art’s Cafe is opening Friday after closing its doors in July 2020, photos of signage at the restaurant reveal. A tweet from Tablehopper shows a sign outside the restaurant with the hours 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. listed. The photos, credited to @clairespratt, show new menus displayed in the window that still have a mix of American and Korean dishes, including the restaurant’s famous hash brown melt. A screenshot from the tweet says that Art’s is reportedly reopening with new owners who plan on continuing with a similar menu as before.


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Rep. Mike Thompson proposes naming Cotati post office after Art Ibleto

Cotati’s post office would be named after Sonoma County’s Pasta King, the late Art Ibleto, under a bill introduced this week by his longtime friend, Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena.

An Italian immigrant and self-made man, Ibleto dished out his pasta and polenta at the Sonoma County Fair and countless benefit events, including fundraisers for Thompson, and received local, state and congressional awards for his community service.

Robust, fun-loving and industrious, Ibleto was still going to work at his commercial kitchen near Cotati days before his death Nov. 24 at age 94.

Thompson’s measure would name the post office at 502 East Cotati Ave. as the Arthur Luis Ibleto Post Office Building.

“Art Ibleto was a giant of a man who did so much for so many,” Thompson said in a news release. “Jan and I were honored to call him a friend and to work with him for so

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Two decades of Cleveland concert posters featured in Jake Kelly’s new art volume

CLEVELAND, Ohio — When the coronavirus pandemic led to event shutdowns and unprecedented challenges for local music venues, some members of Cleveland’s music community stepped up to help.

That includes Cleveland-based artist Jake Kelly, who raised money for his favorite independent venues by selling his art on t-shirts, posters and even contributing a design to a local benefit beer release.

Now, his unique black-and-white artwork will be the focus of another fundraising endeavor through a new art book release, “Fliers Volume 2.” The compilation of Kelly’s striking fliers for Cleveland concerts will give a portion of its sales back to the Grog Shop and the Beachland Ballroom.

The new art compilation follows Kelly’s first “Fliers” book release in 2015. Combined, the two books collect more than 800 posters drawn by Kelly, spanning two decades of concerts at Northeast Ohio venues.

“Fliers Volume 2” and a reprint of “Fliers Volume 1”

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‘Mythmakers’ at the Amon Carter Museum takes a critical look at two icons of American art

Two American art icons active during the second half of the 19th century are presented together for the first time in a single exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

“Mythmakers: The Art of Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington” is on view through Feb. 28.

Both artists worked in a variety of mediums, including drawing, painting, graphic illustration and sculpture, all of which are represented here in more than 60 works of art.

The exhibition includes plenty of examples of Homer’s rural landscapes. Remington’s cowboys and American Indians are also featured, and the exhibition does not shy away from addressing the controversy associated with these works.

"Mythmakers: The Art of Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington" provides useful historical context for the artworks, including some that are controversial.
“Mythmakers: The Art of Winslow Homer and Frederic Remington” provides useful historical context for the artworks, including some that are controversial.(Amon Carter Museum)

The museum collaborated with the Denver Art Museum, the Portland Museum of Art and a host of

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