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Marilyn Monroe Photos in North Beach; Calligraphy at Makeshop

Marilyn Monroe Horse (1953), Photo: Allan "Whitey" Snyder, © StartHear! LLC. Image via <a href="http://www.7x7.com/arts-culture/never-seen-marilyn-monroe-photos-come-sf#/2">7X7</a>.
Marilyn Monroe Horse (1953), Photo: Allan "Whitey" Snyder, © StartHear! LLC. Image via 7X7.

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NORTH BEACH — Society's collective fascination with Marilyn Monroe doesn't seem to dissipating, so embrace your curiosity while checking out never-before-seen photographs of the silver screen queen. The exhibit, Limited Runs, includes works from both photographers and friends. See it at the Sarah Stocking Gallery, 368 Jackson Street, from Thursday, June 19 - Saturday, June 21. [7X7]

UNION SQUARE —Steve Jobs credited a calligraphy class with influencing Apple typefaces, so maybe there's more to the art than swirling serifs. Decide for yourself at the Makeshop Calligraphy 101 workshop on Sunday, June 22 from 11:30 am-1:30 pm. Your $110 fee covers the two-hour workshop at 550 Sutter Street, your own dip pen, steel nib, ink, A-Z lettering chart, and practice sheets. Light food and drink will be served. Sign up here. [Racked Inbox]