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02.27.2013

Pirate Lightning: 826 Valencia plus Quiet Lightning

If you didn’t make it to our 826+Quiet Lightning reading, you missed Quinn Mullen rapping about his trip to New York. Watch it–you’ll love it.

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02.26.2013

826 Valencia’s new Evening Tutoring Program

We are now in our second semester of our first year offering Evening Tutoring, an extension of After-school Tutoring for middle and high school students.

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02.26.2013

Guest artist Candice “Antique” Wicks visits After-school tutoring

We kicked off our guest artist series this year with a visit from Candice “Antique” Wicks. On Tuesday, February 4, Antique, an Oakland-based independent…

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02.25.2013

Join the Night Writer Society for a bookmaking workshop on March 15

The Night Writer Society, a writerly secret society that hosts literary happenings for adults, has begun holding its events at 826 Valencia, and…

826 News
02.14.2013

Straight-up News kicks off its latest issue

Mr. Gardner’s Leadership class at Everett Middle School took a field trip to 826 Valencia on Wednesday to kick off the spring semester of the…

826 News
02.14.2013

Slick Magazine releases Issue Five

Slick is here! On Friday, February 1, last semester’s Slick journalists, tutors, teachers, families, and friends packed the James Lick Writers’ Room to celebrate…

826 News
02.12.2013

Congrats to Ms. Rosa Mana, our February Teacher of the Month

We would like to extend a hearty congratulations to our February Teacher of the Month, Rosa Mana of Bryant Elementary School in San Francisco. Ms.

826 News
02.08.2013

Lisa Brown and the light in the window

Lisa Brown, artist, author, field trip leader, and dear friend of 826 Valencia, is the design genius behind the Pirate Store’s latest window…

826 News
02.08.2013

The NWS Presents: Bookmaking with Eli and Rhiannon

We’re excited to announce the next event in The Night Writer Society series: a seminar on bookmaking, featuring book experts Eli Horowitz and…