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Sunday, 1/8/23 – 10am
Graciela Ronconi in conversation with Denise Sullivan
SF Lives Live Talk – live streamed only

San Francisco journalist Denise Sullivan conducts a monthly series of conversations (the second Sunday of each month from 10-11 a.m.) with The City’s activists, educators, arts and cultural leaders and lesser-known workers, the everyday people who help make this place we call home, live streamed from Bird & Beckett Books.

Love Street Vintage owner Graciela Ronconi sits on a couch in her shop’s new Richmond District location on Balboa Street on Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Jan 8 at 10 a.m., Denise and small business owner Graciela Ronconi will have a conversation from our stage in a live stream viewable on the Bird & Beckett Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Graciela Ronconi has been in the vintage clothing trade for over 25 years. Starting as an apprentice at various stores on Haight Street during the vintage trade’s ’80s heyday, to opening her shop Guys and Dolls in Noe Valley and back to the Haight with her creation Love Street, Ronconi tracks the not only trends and styles but the ways in which vintage dealing intersects with issues of sustainability, cultural appropriation, and also what it’s like to do business as a woman here in the City and digitally. A lifelong San Franciscan, read more about Ronconi at

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