Medium.com, founded by Evan Williams, recently launched Foreword, a series of interviews filmed in the Medium offices and streamed online. The collection of interviews features some of the brightest writers of the day, including both established and up-and-coming authors such as B.J. Novak, Jason Segel, Margaret Atwood, Anne Lamott, and John Cleese. Most recently, Foreword's Kelly Corrigan interviewed Nicholas Kristof and Bay Area author Anne Lamott with the topic of "Effecting Change: Globally and Personally." Visit https://medium.com/foreword for more information.
Starting September 27, 2014, San Francisco's Alcatraz will be the site for one of this year's most important art exhibits internationally. The "@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz" exhibit, produced by the FOR-SITE Foundation, provides Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's sculpture, sound, and mixed-media installations in four locations in the former prison -- areas which are usually restricted to the public.