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APICC Presents Resistance, May 6-27, 2016

Kicking off Asian Pacific Heritage Month and the United States of Asian America Festival with a group visual arts exhibition and performances in San Francisco. Resistance, a multidisciplinary visual arts exhibition presented by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC), …

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Katie Dorame in The Ramp Gallery, April 19–May 14, 2016

This work reconfigures history by blending the troubled legacy of colonialism with Hollywood revealing how fiction, fantasy and horror have shaped American culture. In Dorame’s narrative paintings and drawings, characters and storylines are inspired by history books, anthropological field notes, …

Viet Le Eclipse

APICC’s Resistance, Opening Reception, May 6

Opening with a reception at SOMArts from 7-10 pm on Friday, May 6, 2016, Resistance kicks off Asian Pacific Heritage Month with a group visual arts exhibition and performances. A multidisciplinary visual arts exhibition presented by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC), …

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The News Features an Evening of Wild Cards hosted by Brown Meshugana, Tuesday, May 3

Gabriel Christian, image courtesy of the artist. On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or …

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Queer Cultural Center presents Creative Labor, June 5-24, 2016

  Indira Allegra, “Documenting Disability,” Three-Channel Video Installation. Image courtesy of the artist.   Presented as part of the 2016 National Queer Arts Festival, Creative Labor: Queer-It-Yourself (QIY) Expo and Faire focuses on how material and immaterial labor manifests itself in the …

Black Woman Is God

The Black Woman is God, July 7-August 17, 2016

Curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green, The Black Woman is God: Reprogramming That God Code celebrates the Black female presence as the highest spiritual form and challenges viewers to do the same. Artists bring history and culture alive by refocusing the …

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Club Soda: Hard French Benefit for SOMArts, April 23

On Saturday, April 23, SOMArts Cultural Center teams up with infamous dance party Hard French to transform SOMArts into Club Soda – A one-night-only, after-hours benefit for SOMArts’ programs. Club Soda will showcase the best in Hard French Films, DJs, …

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Looking Forward, Giving Back 2016, April 26

The 7th Annual Looking Forward, Giving Back Auction benefits First Exposures and features a silent auction of student and mentor photographs, delectable hors d’oeuvres, premium beer and fine wines, music with DJ Kevin Manning/Alive Events and a presentation by First Exposures students + alumni.