Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum
04/26/2017 at 01:10. Facebook
What did archaeologists discover in the depths of a dormant volcano circa 2009? Try 10,000 treasures housed in King Liu Fei's monumental mausoleum. ⚔⚔

Han elites like Liu Fei packed their catacombs with everything from weaponry to revolutionary technologies like toilets and smokeless lamps.

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What did archaeologists discover in the depths of a dormant volcano circa
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Carmen Bunny Fernando
Craig Parada
Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum
04/24/2017 at 22:02. Facebook
Are we on your list? ☑ Here are six can't-miss museums in San Francisco.

[via U.S. News and World Report]

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Are we on your list ☑️ Here are six can'tmiss museums in San Francisco

6 Can't-Miss San Francisco Museums — Asian Art Museum

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Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum
04/23/2017 at 19:27. Facebook
Squatty potty, honey bucket, latrine or loo. Whatever you choose to call it, you're lookin' at the OLDEST toilet in San Francisco. These days, we often take such valuable technology for granted. Just ask Doniece Sandoval of Lava Mae:
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“It’s remarkable that 2,000 years ago, nobility of the Han dynasty enjoyed the pleasure of toilets and bathrooms that were considered a...
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Squatty potty honey bucket latrine or loo Whatever you choose to call
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Gi Hoibrekht
Jorge Valentin Carreño Gatica
Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum
04/22/2017 at 16:58. Facebook
Happy Earth Day! Wanna know how dead bodies could fuel eco-friendly (and artful) urban planning? Don't miss 'Reviving the Environment' on Thursday, April 27. Hear experts discuss alternative funerary practices that honor the dead and the living.

A #TombTreasures exclusive.
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Happy Earth Day Wanna know how dead bodies could fuel ecofriendly and

Reviving the Environment: Ways to Honor the Dead and the Living

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Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum
04/21/2017 at 20:33. Facebook
Another round of cultural appropriation controversy for Katy Perry? Pop star posts Hindu goddess Kali on Instagram, and her fans clap back.

[via Teen Vogue]
Another round of cultural appropriation controversy for Katy Perry Pop star posts

Fans Are NOT Happy With Katy Perry's Latest Instagram

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Michael Connor
John McHale
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Asian Art Museum
04/21/2017 at 18:13. Facebook
Are you affected by the power outage in San Francisco? Stop on by... We've got a lotta art (and wifi too). Civic Center → go.asianart.org/visitaam
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In a post-9/11 world, Sikhs have often been victims of discrimination due to misidentification and xenophobia. In celebration of Vaisakhi holiday last weekend, Sikhs of New York aimed to educate and inspire peace by tying 8,000 turbans onto strangers in Times Square.

[via The Huffington Post]
In a post911 world Sikhs have often been victims of discrimination due

Hundreds Of Sikhs Tied Turbans On Strangers In Times Square This Weekend

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Agnieszka Polulis
Joey Chawla
‪Here's exactly what China's fashion elite wore to Shanghai Fashion Week. ‬[via Highsnobiety]
Heres exactly what Chinas fashion elite wore to Shanghai Fashion Week via

Shanghai Fashion Week FW17: Street Style | Highsnobiety

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These powerful photon-packed photos remind us a lot of Team Lab's "Cold Life." [via Juxtapoz Magazine]

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These powerful photonpacked photos remind us a lot of Team Labs Cold

Juxtapoz Magazine - Craig Burrows Photographs The Invisible Light That Plants Emit

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Dr. Emily Morse of Sex With Emily steals our hearts with this #TombPleasures take on a timeworn love token.

“To me, this artifact is a permanent symbol of what may have been a fleeting romantic connection; its inscription intended to safeguard a memory of love. This basic human need to acknowledge intimacy has remained unchanged throughout time. Today, whether you glance at a lover’s...
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Erich Wendt
Sophia Karoutsos
Dumplings by day, techno DJ by night: 82-year-old Sumiko Iwamuro will jump-start your weekend (and steal your heart.) [via FACT Magazine]
Dumplings by day techno DJ by night 82yearold Sumiko Iwamuro will jumpstart

This 82-year-old Japanese woman makes dumplings by day and DJs the red light district by night

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Alicia Maria
Vic Vela
Kendra Lee Adams
What is trust… to you? Explore this universal question on Thursday at Artists Drawing Club: Who Do You Trust? w/ David & Hi-Jin Hodge featuring cinematic portraiture techniques and interactive modern dance from KAMBARA+DANCERS.
Our impressive jade treasury spans over 6,000 years. (It's also a stellar spot to snap your art-loving selfies.)

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Our impressive jade treasury spans over 6000 years Its also a stellar
Yulan Li
Kevin Morales Bernabe
It ain't over 'til it's over... and then some! Like the Egyptians, Han royalty went to great lengths to keep their spirits nourished, entertained and cared for long after death. [via Hyperallergic]
It aint over til its over and then some Like the Egyptians

From a Jade Suit to Bronze Dildos, Ancient Tomb Luxuries of the Han Dynasty Elite

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Imagine your daily commute — but interrupted by hundreds of flowers! In lieu of our upcoming show "Flower Power" and the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, artist Megan Wilson will paint thousands of dizzying daises around the city. [via SFGATE]

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Discover why 3-star Michelin chef Corey Lee insists on plating exclusively on Kwangjuyo ceramics at our next Tasting Menu, this Thurs at 7 PM. While no food will be served at this event, a few lucky guests will win prizes including dinner for two at Benu Restaurant, a signature Benu cookbook signed by Corey Lee or a stunning Kwangjuyo ceramic. P.S. You can grab a cocktail at one of our our...
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Tasting Menu: Kwangjuyo Ceramics and Corey Lee

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Learn why three-Michelin-star chef Corey Lee insists on plating exclusively on Kwangjuyo Ceramics — a company with wares as iconic in Korea as Tiffany's blue boxes are in the West.

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Learn why threeMichelinstar chef Corey Lee insists on plating exclusively on Kwangjuyo

Tablescapes and Synthetic Sharks

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Yulan Li
Part of Thursday Nights and #TombTreasures

At a time when environmental awareness is so crucial, specialists and scientists are considering ways of burying the dead that are more environmentally friendly but still effectively honor an individual’s life. Katrina Spade, founder of the Urban Death Project, and Karla Maria Rothstein of Columbia University’s Death Lab start our discussion of new...
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Reviving the Environment: Ways to Honor the Dead and the Living

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Performances at 12 PM + 2 PM
North Court

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Local instrument inventor group Pet the Tiger will team up with Gamelan Encinal, a musical ensemble, for a presentation featuring three centuries of instrument building. Custom-built instruments by musician Bart Hopkin, designed with the same tuning as the Han dynasty Bianzhong bronze bells, create a contemporary “orchestra” (or “gamelan”). ...
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Performances at 12 PM 2 PM North Court Local instrument inventor group

Music for the Afterlife

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That feeling when your hair perfectly matches an art installation.

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That feeling when your hair perfectly matches an art installation