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  San Francisco, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San Francisco is the home of the San Francisco 49ers National Football League team, who play at Monster Park and the San Francisco Giants Major League Baseball team, who play at SBC Park.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is located 12.9 km (8 miles) south of the city in San Mateo County on a landfill extension into the San Francisco Bay.
The advent of container shipping made San Francisco's pier based port obsolete, as much of the city's container traffic is now limited to a small port in the south-east corner of the city, or sent across the bay to the Port of Oakland.
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 San Francisco Renaissance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term San Francisco Renaissance is used as a global designation for a range of poetic activity centred around that city and which brought it to prominence as a hub of the American poetic avant-garde.
This reading signalled the full emergence of the San Francisco Renaissance into the public consciousness and helped establish the city's reputation as a centre for countercultural activity that came to full flower during the hippie years of the 1960s.
Hence, given that much of the late-'60s wave of groundbreaking rock music developed within rock's famous "San Francisco Sound," it seems very likely that the writers of the San Francisco Renaissance had an influence on the lyrics, both artistically and in terms of attitudes to living.
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 Encyclopedia: San Francisco Renaissance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
San Francisco State University is a branch of the California State University system.
Gary Snyder (born May 8, 1930) is an American poet (often associated with the Beat Generation); and an essayist, lecturer, and an environmental activist who is frequently described as the laureate of Deep Ecology — both roles reflecting his studies of Buddhist spirituality and nature.
Philip Whalen (October 20, 1923 – June 26, 2002) was a poet and a key figure in the San Francisco Renaissance and the Beat generation.
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 San Francisco Renaissance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The term San Francisco Renaissance is used as a global designation a range of poetic activity centred around that city and brought it to prominence as a hub the American poetic avant-garde.
The poet Kenneth Rexroth is generally considered to be the father of the renaissance.
This reading say the full emergence the San Francisco Renaissance into the public and helped establish the city's reputation as centre for countercultural activity that came to flower during the hippie years of the 1960s.
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 Rexroth's San Francisco (1975)
San Francisco is musically dormant but showing the first signs of a renaissance of modern jazz, possibly stemming from the teaching and example and hard work of John Handy, the City’s leading musician.
The San Francisco Ballet, however, was defeated in its long struggle to become a civic institution, while on the other hand, Ann Halprin’s most far-out group became, without her being aware of it, institutionalized.
A large number of successful novelists, and what are known in literary circles as “money writers,” migrated to San Francisco or Marin County, but this they had always done throughout the 20th century, and their presence made little difference in the cultural life of the City.
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 Encyclopedia of San Francisco
The Gibbs Mansion at 2622 Jackson, pictured here, is in the Italian Renaissance style and was declared at the time by the Examiner to be 'the first classical residence in San Francisco'.
After a three-month trip to Europe, Polk returned to San Francisco in the fall of 1903, beginning a partnership with George A. Wright which lasted until 1906, being dissolved just prior to the April earthquake.
Polk's Hallidie Building at 130 Sutter (1917, San Francisco Landmark #37) is recognized world-wide as one of the first glass curtain-wall structures.
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 The Academy of American Poets - A Brief Guide to the San Francisco Renaissance
The "San Francisco Renaissance" is the name given to the emergence of writers and artists in the Bay Area at the end of World War II.
Kenneth Rexroth, one of the central figures of the San Francisco Renaissance, described the era's prevailing attitudes: "This is the world in which over every door is written the slogan: 'The generation of experiment and revolt is over.
Recalling the expressive exuberance and regionalism of Whitman, the poems of the San Francisco Renaissance were frequently confessional and deeply evocative of their Pacific coast and San Francisco surroundings.
www.poets.org /viewmedia.php/prmMID/5671   (504 words)

  
 Renaissance Parc 55 San Francisco - Room Rates, Maps and Photos for this San Francisco Hotel
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The Renaissance Parc 55, part of Marriott's global family, allows guests to earn Marriott reward points while staying in a Four Diamond Luxury Hotel in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
The Renaissance Par 55 is also just a half block from San Francisco's world famous cable cars.
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 San Francisco Hotel Renaissance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Renaissance Hotel San Francisco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 SAPC Performance - The Polyphony Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Each year over the next five years, San Francisco Renaissance Voices will perform a partial liturgical cycle of sacred music highlighting the work of a particular Renaissance master and related music of his regional style of polyphonic composition.
Each of our performances is semi-staged in an attempt to recreate and capture the vitality and meaning that this music brought to everyday life in the Renaissance.
The singers of San Francisco Renaissance Voices are Irene Gallardo, Kelsey Linnett and Maria West (sopranos), Marie Bafus and Mary Bradford (altos), Sam Smith and Clarence Wright (tenors), J. Jeff Badger (baritone) and Jay Moorhead (bass).
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 San Francisco Hotel - Stanford Court Hotel San Francisco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Renaissance Stanford Court Hotel San Francisco California is a wonderful place to stay.
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 San Francisco Renaissance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The grand opening celebration begins Saturday, when the de Young officially takes its place at the forefront of an ongoing museum renaissance in San Francisco.
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 Renaissance Hotel San Francisco
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 Renaissance Parc 55 San Francisco Hotel Review
At the Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, the distinction of a whole new class of San Francisco lodging will inspire your vacation or business trip.
Newly renovated and thoughtfully appointed, their San Francisco accommodations treat guests to extraordinary comfort inside, and stunning views of "everyone's favorite city" outside.
From Golden Gate sunsets and the glittering Bay waters to the world-famous hill slopes and cable cars, their unique San Francisco hotel rooms directly overlook the excitement and splendor of downtown.
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 renaissance parc 55   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel San Francisco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 San Francisco Renaissance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
San Francisco brings history to life with the Golden Gate Renaissance Faire...
Though the term 'San Francisco Renaissance' is usually associated with the Beat movement it was in reality a collage of different communities, often at odds with one another, whose agendas were social...
Founded in 1936, the San Francisco Bach Choir presents high-quality concerts of vocal and instrumental music from an early music perspective, drawing its membership from the Bay Area's large community...
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 San Francisco Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel Reviewed: Union Square convenience & luxury
Excellent location, easy transportation, comfortable rooms, and quality hotel services—as you expect from a top 4-star hotel—make the San Francisco Renaissance Parc 55 a great choice for your stay by the bay.
The Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel is a luxurious modern hotel in the heart of downtown San Francisco near Union Square.
Although downtown San Francisco can be crowded with homeless people, we’ve noticed none directly outside the hotel and very few in the immediate area.
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 Stanford Court Renaissance - San Francisco (Discounts Here!)
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 RENAISSANCE PARC 55 in SAN FRANCISCO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Renaissance Parc 55 is a deluxe hotel located 2 blocks from Union Square in the heart of San Francisco.
A warmly appointed luxury hotel, the Renaissance Parc 55 is at once a comfortable home away from home and an unparalleled center for conducting your business.
The 32-story Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel boasts 1,010 newly renovated guest rooms and 18 suites, all with panoramic city views.
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 Places To Shoot in the San Francisco Bay Area
I believe this is the public pistol range closest to San Francisco (see also the entry for Bullseye Precision in San Rafael).
The address is 1000 San Bruno Avenue, Morgan Hill, which is the next town south of San Jose on US 101.
San Bruno Avenue crosses Hale Avenue (which is the southern extension of Santa Teresa Boulevard and runs N-S west of and roughly parallel to Monterey Highway and 101).
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 The San Francisco Renaissance: Poetics and Community at Mid-Century And Angel Baby by Pat Cummings, ISBN 0688148212
The San Francisco Renaissance is the first overview of this major American literary movement.
Michael Davidson recounts its emergence during the postwar period in the San Francisco Bay area as defined by poets such as Kenneth Rexroth, Robert Duncan and William Everson, and then as it blossomed into the literary excitements associated with the Beat movement and with writers like Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg.
Individual chapters are devoted to major writers of the period and to their involvement with social and political change during the Cold War era.
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 Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel: Fine dining and stylish décor in San Francisco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A warmly appointed luxury hotel, the Renaissance is at once a comfortable home away from home and an unparalleled center for conducting your business.
With modern meeting facilities, complete support services, and convenient access to the city's financial district and convention center, the hotel specializes in staging successful events for groups of all sizes.
Situated in the heart of San Francisco, the hotel is 2 blocks from the renowned Union Square shopping area and theatre district; within walking distance of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Yerba Buena Gardens; near the Moscone Convention Center and financial district.
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 Psychedelic 60s: The Beats: San Francisco
arrived in San Francisco in August 1954, the famed San Francisco poetry scene was thriving with such luminaries as Kenneth Rexroth, Robert Duncan, and William Everson.
Snyder left the San Francisco Beat scene in 1956 to pursue his study of Zen Buddhism in Japan.
He became a regular on the San Francisco poetry scene, and it was McClure who arranged for Ginsberg to speak at the Six Gallery in November 1955.
www.lib.virginia.edu /small/exhibits/sixties/beatssf.html   (832 words)

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