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Is your knowledge of everything incomplete?

Is your knowledge of everything incomplete?

Oct 2nd 2020

Current mood of the fish theater: contemplative, peckish We could all use some work. Think about it. How many things do we know how to do, compared to all of the things we don't kno … read more
Introducing 826 Live

Introducing 826 Live

Sep 2nd 2020

826 Valencia's stores are ALIVE! We know you can't get to our stores anymore. We can't either. But the spirit of the stores LIVES! And we have proof! Hard video evidence! Go to 826 Valencia's brand … read more
Things that trouble us, and what we do about them

Things that trouble us, and what we do about them

Posted by 826 Valencia on Jul 23rd 2020

It's not always easy, running a store for pirates. Once, someone came in with their leg in a shark. Their leg! In a shark! They were stepping right on the shark's fins or flippers or whate … read more
Our students are stars

Our students are stars

Jul 22nd 2020

King Carl's Emporium, in San Francisco's Tenderloin, is dedicated to exploration. That's a good way to think about the newest volume of student work from our Tenderloin Center. It's got a lot of … read more
​  People have been buying a lot of treasure chests recently.

​ People have been buying a lot of treasure chests recently.

Posted by Dastardly Dodge Dyresty on Jul 14th 2020

We get it; this is an uncertain time, and it’s nice to have something that you can rely on. The wood is going to stay wood, the brass is going to stay brass, and the space inside is going to stay … read more